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Nats need old Strasburg back – and soon

Stephen Strasburg‘s start to the 2015 season has not been what we have come to expect from the former number-one overall draft pick. The Washington Nationals‘ starter is 3-4 with a 5.98 earned run average in eight starts. The Nationals are not used to seeing those bloated numbers from Strasburg, who has a career 3.20 ERA and has been a consistent starter for Washington for several years...
Via Baseball Essential
3 days ago  |  Discuss

What’s Wrong with Stephen Strasburg as Washington Nationals are Righting the Ship?

Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg throws against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the first inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, May 12, 2015, in Phoenix. (Mandatory Credit: AP Photo/Matt York) Stephen Strasburg (2-4, 6.06 ERA) has just one quality start in seven appearances for the Washington Nationals this season. While the rest of the Nationals are playing their best...
Via The Sports Journal
8 days ago  |  Discuss

What’s going on with Stephen Strasburg

Stephen Strasburg has an ERA over 6. We don’t talk about ERA very often. OK, then, Stephen Strasburg has an overall RA over 7. I don’t bring these numbers up because they conclusively demonstrate that Strasburg has a problem. I bring them up because an ERA over 6 is just embarrassing, and a pitcher like […]
Via Fangraphs
8 days ago  |  Discuss

LEADING OFF: Yogi celebrates 90th, Strasburg back for Nats

A look at what's happening all around the major leagues Tuesday: --- YIPPEE FOR YOGI! The great Yogi Berra turns 90, and perhaps the most beloved figure in baseball history plans to be on hand for a birthday celebration at the museum that bears his name at Montclair State University in New Jersey. Famed for his Yogi-isms - ''ain't over till it's over - and feared for his bat, the...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Stephen Strasburg feeling better after chiropractic adjustment

getty images Washington Nationals right handed pitcher Stephen Strasburg is “feeling good” following a chiropractic adjustment. Strabsurg lasted just three innings in Tuesday’s outing while showing noticeable signs of discomfort. Williams said Strasburg reported to park today "feeling good." Would need to throw in bullpen tomorrow to start Monday. — Mark Zuckerman (@ZuckermanCSN...
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Stephen Strasburg is hurt again

On Tuesday night, Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg left his start after just three innings thanks to a shoulder injury. Strasburg appeared to be in some discomfort starting in the first inning, but continued to pitch before leaving early. It is yet another set back for a guy who seems to always be getting injured. Strasburg is set to see a chiropractor on...
Via Rumors and Rants
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Stephen Strasburg Watch - Shoulder Injury

View image | The Washington Nationals pulled Stephen Strasburg from his start tonight, after just 64 pitches in the third inning against the Miami Marlins.  The Nationals are 13-14 on the season, but if there is one position they can withstand an injury, it would be in their starting rotation.  However, no team can replace Strasburg.  He is not having a great...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Strasburg on loss: "I don't think anything went wrong."

And so, Stephen Strasburg summed up his performance in the Nats 6-3 loss to the Mets on Thursday as follows during his post game interview: "I don't think anything went wrong. I feel like the contact they made, it was a lot of very weak contact, and that's just how baseball is sometimes." So we'll just chalk this one up to bad luck. In any case, Strasburg's line ...
Via Nationals Enquirer
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Nationals open to trading Stephen Strasburg

The Washington Nationals reportedly signed one ace pitcher, but they could be looking to deal another. The Nationals reportedly signed Max Scherzer to an enormous deal, and many thought the free-agent right-hander would be the perfect addition to an already-stacked rotation. However, the Nationals might be looking to move right-hander Stephen Strasburg, according to a report. USA...
January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Girl interferes with Stephen Strasburg's warmup

Your browser does not support iframes.A little girl ran in front of the pitcher's mound and interrupted Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg as he was beginning to deliver his first warmup pitch before Sunday's game against San Francisco. The Nats had a group of kids join the players as they took the field, with one child accompanying each position player. Strasburg was...
Via Holdout Sports
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

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