Mets’ Scherzer loves ‘cat-and-mouse’ game of MLB’s new rules

New York Mets starting pitcher Max Scherzer (21) talks with home plate umpire David Rackley after working during the second inning of a spring training baseball game against the Washington Nationals Sunday, Feb. 26, 2023, in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — New York Mets right-hander Max Scherzer described pitching under Major League Baseball’s new rules as a “cat-and-mouse” game.