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Which MLB Players Have Had Multi-Homer Games Against Max Scherzer?

Shea Stadium home run apple outside Citi Field in New York City

Three-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer leads active MLB pitchers with 3,020 career strikeouts over 14 seasons. The future Hall of Famer secured his legacy by winning the 2019 World Series with the Washington Nationals. Any hitter with a multi-homer game against this veteran ace has special bragging rights.

After Scherzer signed a lucrative contract to join the New York Mets in 2021, I looked up his home run log to see if there were any players with these special bragging rights against both Scherzer and new teammate Jacob deGrom. There are no players with multi-homer games against both Mets aces, but the list of players with multi-homer games against Scherzer is a star-studded collection of past and present MLB players.

MLB Players with Multi-Homer Games Against Max Scherzer (Chronological Order)

Adam DunnMay 10, 2009

Dunn, Michael Conforto and Adam Jones share the lead for most career homers against Scherzer with 4.

David OrtizMay 14, 2010

Ortiz may become the first member of this group of players to be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.

Jorge PosadaApril 3, 2011

Justin MorneauMay 31, 2011

Chris DickersonJuly 19, 2014

Kevin PillarJune 2, 2015

Adam JonesJuly 12, 2015

Scherzer nearly went the distance in this contest between the Nationals and Orioles but was pulled after allowing Jones’s second solo shot with two outs in the bottom of the 9th inning.

This is a game I suggest bookmarking to watch in full.

Carlos GonzálezAugust 9, 2015

Ben ZobristMay 6, 2016

Scherzer would allow four bombs in this game, one to Tommy La Stella, one to Anthony Rizzo and two to Zobrist.

Travis d’ArnaudApril 28, 2017

Brad MillerSeptember 24, 2019

Anthony SantanderAugust 16, 2020

Ronald Acuña Jr.April 6, 2021

One of Acuña’s home runs led off the game between the Atlanta franchise and the Washington Nationals.

Vladimir Guerrero Jr.April 27, 2021

This game was an early clue that Jays fans were in store for a special season from Guerrero.

Featured Image: NEW YORK – SEPTEMBER 3. Famous Home Run Apple from demolished Shea Stadium on display outside Citi Field on September 3, 2014, in New York. The apple now greets fans from the No. 7 train subway by Frank Romeo / Shutterstock.com.

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