Scherzer has no long-term concerns about the health of his sprained ankle and is ready to get back on a mound as soon as he's cleared to do so, Jesse Dougherty of The Washington Post reports.

Scherzer sprained his ankle during conditioning work in early February. While it's caused a slight delay to his buildup process, he still has more than enough time to be ready for Opening Day, barring setbacks.

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