Byron Buxton

LEADING OFF: Healthy Scherzer up in DC, Posey to DL

A look at what's happening all around the majors today:



NL Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer makes his first start at Nationals Park this season in a game against the Cardinals. The Nats ace was exceptional at home last year, going 8-3 with a 2.56 ERA. After missing opening day because of a finger injury, Scherzer (1-0) allowed two runs over 6 2/3 innings to win his first start of the season against Philadelphia. St. Louis will send out Mike Leake (0-1).


The Giants are looking at a week without Buster Posey after the star catcher was placed on the seven-day concussion disabled list Tuesday. Posey was struck in the helmet by a 94 mph...