P, Washington Nationals
Can we finally get a pitcher on the American cover of the game? I am not sure what else needs to be done. Year and years out, with all respect to Clayton Kershaw, Max Scherzer has been the best pitcher in the game. He is a three-time Cy Young award winner who won the award in the American and National Leagues. He is coming off two straight Cy Young seasons and is actually pitching even better this year. He is a 200 inning monster in an era without many of them, he never gets hurt making 30+ starts in the last nine years, and has led the league in strikeout the last two years. He is destined for Cooperstown but let’s use the MLB The Show 19 cover vote to get him some extra glory first.