Originally posted on Nationals Enquirer  |  Last updated 9/9/12
Below, video (via CSNWashington.com) of Stephen Strasburg discussing the shutdown. Feel awful for him, really. There's a full transcription of Strasburg's comments in the Washington Times. There's this quote: "I don't know if I'm ever going to accept it, to be honest with you. It's something that I'm not happy about at all. That's not why I play the game. I play the game to obviously be a good teammate and to win. You don't grow up dreaming of playing in the big leagues to get shut down when the games start to matter. It's going to be a tough one to swallow..." Here's Mike Rizzo, via Thomas Boswell/Washington Post: "Stephen is going to have to accept it...There are going to be a lot of bright and happy days ahead of us watching him pitch." Oh bright and happy days! But will they be in October? More Strasburg (quote via Washington Times): "I just looked the other way. I didn't really worry about it. I was always thinking things were going to change, there w...
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