Dodgers pitcher Max Scherzer delivers in Game 2 of the NLCS against the Atlanta Braves on Oct. 17. ATLANTA — On a day when he was supposed to take the mound to help save the Dodgers' season, Max Scherzer told reporters he isn't starting Game 6 of the National League Championship on Saturday at Truist Park because he's too fatigued. Scherzer cited "general muscle soreness" as the reason why he was scratched from his scheduled start against the Atlanta Braves.