During a long 16-game MLB season, teams always take into account that they will have players being injured at some point during the year. Strained hamstrings, concussions, and muscle strains are some of the most common injuries a player experiences from playing.
Max Scherzer found himself with a broken nose and will miss his next start. He wasn't hit with a batted ball, he didn't get into a fight with someone. No, he tried to bunt during batting practice and deflected the ball right into his own face.
An X-ray showed Scherzer suffered a broken nose but thankfully a CT scan "revealed no further neurological damage."
That Nationals called up Austin Voth from Triple-A who is expected to pitch in place of Max on Wednesday.
Scherzer is currently 5-5 with a 2.81 ERA in 15 games for the Nats in 2019.