Max Scherzer confirms that Max Scherzer was bitten by a dog while pitching, but the New York Mets ace who was hurt says that he is not worried

LOS ANGELES — Injured New York Mets ace Max Scherzer He confirmed that his dog had bit his pitching hand on Saturday, but he said the injury won't hinder his recovery from an oblique strain.

The New York Post reported Saturday that Scherzer, who is right handed, was bit by a dog on the left hand. This is a second strange injury New York has suffered this week. Francisco Lindor His right hand caught in a hotel door He fractured his tip of the middle finger.

Scherzer, who has not returned to work since May 18th, said that the dog bit was caused by his pitching hand. Scherzer also stated that his return date has not changed.

Scherzer wrote that she was “just clearing up a few details.” “My dog Rafi injured her leg while running. She began to howl in pain. I tried to calm her down by placing my hands on her. She bit my right hand when I did this. It wasn't a terrible bite. I was able long toss the following day after taking a day off from throwing. It will not have any effect on my rehabilitation and this is literally nothing.”

After signing a $130million, three-year contract in December and going 5-1, Scherzer has a 2.54 ERA in his first season.

Lindor was unable to make the opening game of a four-game series against Los Angeles Dodgers, but he returned to the lineup on Friday. The Mets still lead the NL East at 35-19. Los Angeles holds the record for best in the National League despite losing Lindor. Jacob deGrom Because of a shoulder injury, it can be difficult to perform all the tasks required for the season.

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