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STEPHEN STRASBURG RUMORS

Strasburg Cruises in Game 161

As the Washington Nationals (95-66) prepare for the playoffs, presumptive Game 1 starter Stephen Strasburg dominated the Miami Marlins (77-84) over six innings, allowing no runs in an eventual 5-1 win. Strasburg (W, 14-11) was at his absolute best, stymying the Marlins throughout his outing. The Miami bats found no purchase against his devastating pitches, including his fastball...
Via The Nats Blog
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins shut down by Stephen Strasburg in loss to Nationals

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Stephen Strasburg took over the league lead in strikeouts and gave up only two hits through six scoreless innings in his final tuneup start ahead of his first postseason, helping the NL East champion Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 5-1 on Saturday. With shadows stretching across the field after the 4:07 p.m. first pitch, Strasburg (14-11) spotted his...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Strasburg gets Ks lead in NL, Nats top Marlins 5-1

WASHINGTON (AP) Stephen Strasburg took over the league lead in strikeouts and gave up only two hits through six scoreless innings in his final tuneup start ahead of his first postseason, helping the NL East champion Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 5-1 on Saturday. With shadows stretching across the field after the 4:07 p.m. first pitch, Strasburg (14-11) spotted his...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Could Stephen Strasburg be Nats Game 1 starter for NLDS?

The debate of how the Washington Nationals would set up their rotation for the National League Division Series may be over, as all signs seem to point to Stephen Strasburg getting the ball for Game 1. After Wednesday’s game with the New York Mets was rained out, Nationals’ manager Matt Williams adjusted and announced the rotation for the remainder of the regular season. Nats...
Via KCM Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Strasburg Stifles Marlins as Nats Sweep

Often criticized, Stephen Strasburg reminded everyone today why he should start Game 1 of the NLDS for the Washington Nationals (91-64), as he shut out the Miami Marlins (74-79) over seven innings, leading the Nationals to a 2-1, sweep-clinching win. With the victory, the Nationals’ magic number to clinch the NL’s best record, and therefore home field advantage until the World...
Via The Nats Blog
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Masterful Strasburg Slices Magic Number to Two

In perhaps his best outing of the season, especially considering the circumstances, Stephen Strasburg blew the Atlanta Braves (75-75) away over seven shutout innings, pushing the Washington Nationals‘ (86-63) division lead to an all-time high 11.5 games and dropping their magic number to two as the Nats won in Atlanta, 4-2. With tonight’s series-opening win in hand, the Nationals...
Via The Nats Blog
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Little Girl Almost Runs Directly In Front Of Stephen Strasburg Pitch (Video)

There was a very close call at Nationals Park on Sunday when a little girl almost got hit by a Stephen Strasburg warm-up pitch. The youngster was on the field for some Washington Nationals’ pregame festivities, but she opted for a dangerous exit off the diamond as she bolted right between Strasburg and home plate during his warm-up tosses. ...
Via NESN.com
August 25, 2014  |  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...
Via Holdout Sports
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Strasburg pitches Nats to win over the Phillies

The Washington Nationals got a performance on the mound from Stephen Strasburg (8-9) that they expected all season.  Strasburg tossed seven shutout innings allowing just three hits while fanning ten Phillies to lead the Nationals to a 2-2 series split.  Strasburg was masterful on the mound, hitting a great fastball and combining with an excellent curve.  To date, Strasburg has...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
August 03, 2014  |  1 Comment

Stephen Strasburg on Orioles fans at Nationals Park: "Maybe someday it'll be different."

Somewhere, Peter Angelos is smiling and stacks of Ted Lerner's MASN money. And so, the Orioles beat the Nats 8-2 in 11 innings Monday night in front of what seemed to be an evenly split 35,126 fans until the end, when Nationals Park sounded more like Camden Yards. Lots of competing "Let's go Nats" and "Let's go O's" chants throughout, although...
Via Nationals Enquirer
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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