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STEPHEN STRASBURG RUMORS

MLB Game Picks - Tuesday: September 16, 2014

Yesterday, I got cute and picked against Stephen Strasburg and he threw a gem. Of course, the Braves offense is similarly futile as the Yankees' offense these days. Jacob deGrom was sailing along, striking a ton of people out and then the Marlins erupted. I didn't see that coming. I shouldn't have picked against the Dodgers and I should not have picked the Giants...
Via The Flagrant Fan
12 hours 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
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Three Cuts: Strasburg overpowering as Braves fall to Nats

ATLANTA -- Stephen Strasburg breezed through seven innings on Monday, never facing more than four batters in any frame, and four times sitting the Atlanta Braves down in order. The Braves managed nine hits in the game, five off Strasburg and four against three Nationals' relievers. Atlanta scored two runs off Rafael Soriano in the bottom of the ninth in a late-game rally, but...
Via Fox Sports South
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Strasburg conquers demons in Atlanta to lift Nationals one step closer to clinching division

The Washington Nationals are one win away over the Atlanta Braves from clinching their second National League East division title in three years. Stephen Strasburg pitched seven scoreless innings, while the Nationals had four different batters drove in runs to lead the Nats to a 4-2 win over the Braves. A very big #CurlyW is in the books! pic.twitter.com/iOBNAd5BV8 — Washington...
Via KCM Sports
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Strasburg shuts down Braves, puts Nats on verge of NL East title

  Stephen Strasburg threw seven scoreless innings to end a long run of frustration against Atlanta, and the Nationals beat the struggling Braves 4-2 on Monday night to move to the verge of the NL East title. The Nationals can clinch the division by beating the defending champion Braves on Tuesday night. Strasburg (12-11) ended a streak of eight winless starts against Atlanta since...
Via AP on Fox
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nats beat Braves 4-2 close in on NL East title

ATLANTA (AP) Stephen Strasburg threw seven scoreless innings to end a long run of frustration against Atlanta, and the Nationals beat the struggling Braves 4-2 on Monday night to move to the verge of the NL East title. The Nationals can clinch the division by beating the defending champion Braves on Tuesday night. Strasburg (12-11) ended a streak of eight winless starts against...
Via AP on Fox
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Washington Nationals: More Than Big Names

When the Washington Nationals won 98 games in 2012, the team reached the postseason for the first time since the move to Washington. It was also the their first playoff appearance since the Montreal Expos made it in 1981. The Nats’ run of course included shutting down Stephen Strasburg, who wound up on the disabled list in 2013 anyway. With the rash of Tommy John surgeries this...
Via The Sports Post
1 day 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
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Little Girl Runs Across Field, Stephen Strasburg Nearly Hits Her With Warm-Up Pitch

Thankfully, Washington Nationals’ pitcher Stephen Strasburg was ready to stop during wind up and didn’t hit this little girl running across off the field before Sunday’s game against the Giants. [Vine] The post Little Girl Runs Across Field, Stephen Strasburg Nearly Hits Her With Warm-Up Pitch appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
22 days ago  |  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
22 days ago  |  Discuss
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