By CBSLA Staff

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Max Scherzer will not start against the Atlanta Braves because of arm fatigue. At this time it is unknown who will start in his place.

Los Angeles, CA – September 29: Dodgers starting pitcher Max Scherzer delivers a pitch against the San Diego Padres in the first inning at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles on Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)

The three-time Cy Young winner threw 79 pitches in about 4 1/2 innings in Game 2 on Sunday. After the game, Scherzer said his “arm was dead.”