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DETROIT -- Max Scherzer agreed to a one-year contract that leaves his future with the Detroit Tigers as uncertain as ever. Authentic Kyle Anderson Jersey . The AL Cy Young Award winners deal for 2014 is worth $15,525,000, and it enables Scherzer and the Tigers to avoid arbitration with the right-handers free agency still looming less than a year away. Scherzer could have an even bigger payday coming soon -- one way or another. He is eligible to go on the market after the season, although the Tigers would love to sign a long-term contract with him. General manager Dave Dombrowski said Friday this one-year agreement doesnt necessarily preclude a lengthier deal before opening day. "We still have that desire," Dombrowski said. Detroit announced Scherzers deal along with one-year agreements with right-handers Rick Porcello and Al Alburquerque, and outfielders Andy Dirks and Austin Jackson. All had filed for arbitration. Catcher Alex Avila is Detroits only remaining player who filed for arbitration without an agreement. The 29-year-old Scherzer went 21-3 with a 2.90 ERA and 240 strikeouts last season, and the Tigers advanced to the AL championship series against Boston. He made $6,725,000 last year, and another stellar season could put the right-hander in position for a contract similar to those of teammate Justin Verlander ($180 million for seven years) and Seattles Felix Hernandez ($175 million for seven) or even the Los Angeles Dodgers Clayton Kershaw ($215 million for seven). Porcello went 13-8 with a 4.32 ERA and a career-high 142 strikeouts in 2013. Alburquerque appeared in 53 games, posting a 4-3 record and a 4.59 ERA. Dirks hit .256 with 16 doubles, two triples, nine home runs and 37 RBIs. Jackson batted .272 with 30 doubles, seven triples, 12 homers and 49 RBIs. Detroit freed up some money by trading first baseman Prince Fielder and right-hander Doug Fister, but the Tigers also signed closer Joe Nathan. With Verlander and right-hander Anibal Sanchez already earning big money, Detroit faces a challenge trying to keep together an impressive core. Scherzers deal was announced a day after David Prices one-year agreement with Tampa Bay. Price, the 2012 AL Cy Young winner, agreed at $14 million. Verlander had core muscle repair surgery earlier this month, but hes expected back during spring training. If healthy, he and Scherzer form perhaps the best starting duo in baseball, with Sanchez, Porcello and Drew Smyly rounding out the rest of the rotation. Authentic Jarell Martin Jersey . "I knew it was gone. I mean, I felt it," the 2012 NL Rookie of the Year said. "I havent felt like that in a while. I havent got extension on a ball in a pretty long time. Discount Grizzlies Jerseys . The former Toronto FC designated player played three of his 15 professional seasons with the team.(SportsNetwork.com) - The Milwaukee Bucks will try to win three straight games for a third time this season Friday, when they welcome the Central-rival Indiana Pacers to the Bradley Center. The Bucks posted three straight wins twice in November from the 16-19 and 25-28. They have won two in a row and three of the last four games, including Wednesdays 96-80 road win over the LeBron James-less Cleveland Cavaliers. Kevin Love did not play either. Brandon Knight scored 26 points on 11-of-19 shooting and he buried 4-of-9 from beyond the arc. O.J. Mayo scored 15 points off the bench and Giannis Antetokounmpo netted 14 for the Bucks, who led 31-18 after the first quarter and limited the Cavs to only seven points in the third (19-7). I thought we got off to a good start on the road, then they came back a little bit in the second, said Bucks coach Jason Kidd. We came out after halftime getting stops and that was big. Milwaukee hit 7-of-9 3-pointers in the first quarter and committed a season- low 10 turnovers. It is 10-0 this season when holding teams under 90 points. Bucks guard Jerryd Bayless (knee), forward Ersan Ilyasova (concussion) and center Larry Sanders (flu) are questionable versus the Pacers. The Bucks are 7-6 at the Bradley Center this season. Indiana will play the next four ggames on the road against the Bucks, Los Angeles Lakers, Utah Jazz and Golden State Warriors, and is 5-12 away from home. Authentic Jevon Carter Jersey. The Pacers recorded a 106-95 triumph over the Miami Heat on New Years Eve, as reserve C.J. Miles made five 3-pointers en route to 25 points and George Hill added a season-best 20 points in a winning effort. Roy Hibbert contributed 10 points and 10 rebounds for Indiana, which had a 64-44 scoring advantage in the second half. A 24-4 run bridging the third and fourth quarters extinguished the Heat. We werent in a great rhythm in the first half, Pacers coach Frank Vogel said. Once we made some plays in the third quarter, the crowd got behind us and it changed. C.J. Watson scored 11 points off Indianas bench, which has scored 40 or more points in each of the last six games and 12 times in the past 14. Indiana has won four of its last six games and has held its last three opponents under 100 points. It is first in opponents scoring at 96.3 ppg. The Pacers lost to the Bucks, 87-81, on Nov. 4 and Knight led all scorers with 23 points in that one. Milwaukee snapped a six-game slide in the series with that victory. The Pacers have won two straight and five of the last seven trips to Brew City. Indiana and Milwaukee will meet again on March 12 and March 26. 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