Scherzer will start Opening Day against the Marlins on Thursday.

Scherzer will draw the Opening Day nod in his second season with the Mets, earning the spot over the newly acquired Justin Verlander. Scherzer was especially sharp in 2022 with New York, posting a career-low 2.29 ERA while striking out 173 batters over 145.1 innings in 23 starts.

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