Report: Dodgers' Max Scherzer Could be Shut Down

Los Angeles Dodgers starter Max Scherzer has been giving it his all this postseason and so much so, he may have to sit and watch the rest of it. Scherzer is reportedly not starting Saturday's Game 6 and could be done for the postseason.

The fiery starter is dealing with dead arm, which is essentially just fatigue and there's no structural damage to any major aspect of his throwing arm. In other words, he's tired as hell and needs a break and the team could be forced to look elsewhere the rest of their playoff run.

Scherzer has been pitching on two days rest throughout the postseason and it's caught up to him. At 37 years old and with the amount of innings under his belt, you can't really blame the guy. This is the second time since joining the Dodgers that Mad Max has admitted his arm is dead.

The Dodgers are already without Clayton Kershaw and if they manage to pull off the comeback against the Atlanta Braves, it's going to go down as one of the best ever in baseball history given the circumstances.

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