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Points Leagues: Even Stephens

Despite a season of disappointment and injury, Stephen Strasburg won me my points league championship. As one of my keepers coming into this season, I was excited for the potential of a Cy Young campaign. Instead what I got was a season of heartache and despair as he spent more time on my bench than he did in my lineup. In his last three starts however Strasburg threw a total of...
Via Razzball
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Nationals' Stephen Strasburg: 'I learned a lot about myself this year'

Out of postseason contention, the stakes weren't very high for the Washington Nationals on Thursday, but they always seem to be elevated for their starter, Stephen Strasburg, who is searching for stability in his career. After lugging a 6.55 ERA at the end of May, Strasburg lowered his ERA to 3.46 on Thursday with a scoreless six innings in the Nationals' 3-0 win over the Atlanta...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Robinson, Strasburg lead Nationals past Braves 3-0

ATLANTA (AP) Clint Robinson hit a home run and Stephen Strasburg continued his strong September to help the Washington Nationals beat the Atlanta Braves 3-0 on Thursday night. Strasburg (11-7) gave up six hits and struck out seven in six innings. In his final four starts of the season, he finished 3-0 with an 0.62 ERA. He had 44 strikeouts in 29 innings. Braves rookie Ryan Weber...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Nationals remove Papelbon jerseys from team store

The Washington Nationals on Monday removed Jonathan Papelbon jerseys from the team store ahead of the team’s 2015 season home finale. The Papelbon jerseys, which were prominently placed next to jerseys of Bryce Harper — the closer’s enemy combatant in an ugly dugout skirmish during Sunday’s game, something that resulted in team suspending him — had been replaced by jerseys...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Nats, Rangers talked Stephen Strasburg last winter

The Washington Nationals ended up signing Max Scherzer as their big splash move last winter, but they were in talks with the Rangers about a blockbuster trade involving Stephen Strasburg according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. Washington and Texas reportedly discussed a massive deal involving Strasburg, Steven Souza Jr, Juickson Profar, and others. The Rangers were one of...
Via The Outside Corner
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Morning Grind: Oh, How Sweep It Is!

After Stephen Strasburg absolutely dominated the Mets hitters all night on Wednesday, it seemed like 2-1 might be an insurmountable deficit. Strasburg was dealing right out of the gate, making the Mets look silly, striking out hitters left and right with his filthy hook that was falling right off the table. I should have known […]
Via Mets Merized Online
26 days 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
August 28, 2015  |  Discuss

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

View image | 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
August 08, 2015  |  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

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
May 06, 2015  |  Discuss

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