Found August 22, 2012 on Nationals Enquirer:
...but who's counting? Stephen Strasburg isn't - and he's not out there scouring the internet, either: "It's funny. Nobody talks to me personally about it. So I can either scour the Internet or watch all this stuff being said on TV, or I can just keep pitching and watch the Golf Channel, I guess." (Stephen Strasburg, via, 8/22/2012) And...someone better check his definition of "long run": "I’m going to keep pitching, and I’m in it with these guys for the long run." (Stephen Strasburg, via Washington Post, 8/22/2012) Strasburg shuts down Braves. Get it? Because, like, well, you know. Savor every pitch: 6.0 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 1 BB 10 K, 94 pitches-61 strikes. Befriend Nats Enquirer on Facebook. Follow on Twitter.

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Your browser does not support iframes. Up above video of all 10 Stephen Strasburg strikeouts against the Braves last night. Filthy, dirty Strasburg. (Screen cap via MASN/ Befriend Nats Enquirer on Facebook. Follow on Twitter.

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