Max Scherzer Drops a Baseball at Caps Game

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Posted October 18, 2019

(Photos by Caps Outsider)

For the ceremonial puck drop on Friday, Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer, who will be playing in the World Series next week, dropped a baseball – instead of a puck – between Alex Ovechkin and Rangers’s assistant captain Mika Zibanejad.

Scherzer slipped a bit before walking to center ice, holding a puck but then pulled out a baseball and dropped it.

The rest of the 2019 National League champion Washington Nationals were sitting in a sky suite enjoying the game.

Also, Adam Eaton read the starting lineup: