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STEPHEN STRASBURG RUMORS

MLB Quick Hits: Goldy, Harper, Strasburg, etc.

Some big names are in the news today, but the news is mostly minor. Let's start with D-backs 1B Paul Goldschmidt, who returned to Arizona Tuesday night to be with his wife for the birth of their first child. Goldschmidt is expected to rejoin the team on Saturday.  Nationals OF Bryce Harper left Wednesday's game due to glute tightness, but you wouldn't have known that by my Twitter...
Via Fox Sports
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Natioanals' Strasburg won't make next scheduled start

ST. LOUIS (AP) Stephen Strasburg won't make his next scheduled start for the Washington Nationals on Friday. Strasburg was limited to four innings by upper back tightness his last outing. The right-hander is scheduled to throw an extended bullpen session Thursday and manager Matt Williams said Strasburg would need at least two days after that before pitching. Williams said it was...
Via AP on Fox
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Mystery of the Same Old Stephen Strasburg

The Nationals are in a pickle, and not one of those delicious hipster pickles with fresh dill and organic garlic cloves placed in a mason jar by a guy with lots of tattoos in some nondescript warehouse in Brooklyn. I’m talking a problem pickle. The kind you don’t want to see on your doorstep, the kind some hipster would make a horror film about with a hand-held camera in some...
Via Fangraphs
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Reliance on fastball has Nationals' Strasburg in dominant form

While Max Scherzer is considered the unquestioned ace of the Washington Nationals starting rotation, Stephen Strasburg is emerging as a difference-maker for the stretch run.Strasburg turned in his fourth consecutive superb outing this month since coming off the disabled list, leading the Nationals to an 8-3 victory over the San Diego Padres on Tuesday night.Two stints on the DL and...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

The season isn't completely lost for the Washington Nationals

Bartolo Colon The Washington Nationals are in free fall.  They have lost 8 of their last 10 games and now own a record that is below .500.  Their offense has seemed to disappear and so has their defense.  A team that once was the favorite to win the National League East is now 5 games behind the New York Mets.  Wait, what?  The Mets?  The Nationals are behind a team that...
Via isportsweb.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

What's wrong with the Washington Nationals?

On July 17th, the Washington Nationals stood 3 games above the New York Mets in the NL East standings, with a record of 49-39. Riding high on an another impressive campaign from their best player Bryce Harper, it seemed as though this team was still underachieving its vast potential. They were the clear front runner at the start of the year to win the East and many baseball pundits...
Via The Sports Quotient
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Stephen Strasburg Stars in Return from DL with 12 Ks, Three Hits

View image | gettyimages.com Stephen Strasburg returned to the Nationals’ rotation with a masterful performance. In his first start since leaving a start against San Francisco after 3 1/2 innings on July 4 due to an oblique injury that landed him on the disabled list, Strasburg stifled the hard-hitting Colorado Rockies by striking out 12 batters while allowing one run and...
Via KCM Sports
25 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
May 14, 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...
Via NESN.com
January 19, 2015  |  Discuss
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