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Stephen Strasburg resumes throwing after going on the disabled list

Stephen Strasburg played catch for the first time Wednesday since being shut down over the weekend and going on the disabled list Monday. Afterwards, Nationals Manager Dusty Baker told Strasburg that he saw on television that the spin rate on his pitches dropped significantly — a bad sign — during his recent three-start nightmare. Baker said Strasburg laughed. Strasburg and the […]
Via Nationals Journal
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Strasburg plays catch, Nats say injury not in area of Tommy John surgery

Just three days after Stephen Strasburg was placed on the disabled list with a sore right elbow, the Nats pitcher walked out to the right field at
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
4 days ago  |  Discuss

2016, The Year That Wasn’t

Stephen Strasburg hitting the disabled list puts the punctuation mark on the end of my fantasy baseball season. This has not be a season I'd like to remember. Despite having the third most points scored in my head-to-head points league, I am sitting one spot out of last place. The only take home is that I will have the second pick in next year's draft. Can't wait. Seriously though...
Via Razzball
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Strasburg's Absence Won't Sink Washington

There aren't too many things worse than learning that your staff ace, who has previously had Tommy John surgery, is going on the disabled list with elbow soreness. Unfortunately for the Washington Nationals, that's precisely the scenario in which they found themselves on Monday when Stephen Strasburg was placed on the 15-day DL. It's not a wholly unexpected move. Although Strasburg...
Via The Sports Quotient
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Could Joe Ross return from the DL as a Nationals reliever?

While Stephen Strasburg was placed on the disabled list and shut down temporarily because of elbow soreness Monday, fellow Nationals starter Joe Ross, who hasn’t pitched since July 2, is making progress in his long recovery from shoulder inflammation. Ross said he is feeling stronger now than the first time he tried coming back from […]
Via Nationals Journal
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Stephen Strasburg headed to DL with sore elbow

The Washington Nationals are running away with the NL East, holding an 8.5-game lead over the second place Miami Marlins with just 39 games left to play. But the Nationals rotation took a hit on Monday when the team placed Stephen Strasburg on the DL with a sore right elbow. Major news: Strasburg placed on DL with sore elbow. AJ Cole recalled and will start tonight. — Mark...
Via The Outside Corner
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Hunter Pence fouls ball off face, leaving baseball seam imprint

Hunter Pence is one tough dude. The San Francisco Giants outfielder was in the batter’s box on Saturday against the Washington Nationals, when he dangerously fouled a Stephen Strasburg pitch off his face in the top of the second inning. The ball deflected off his bat, off the dirt and hit Pence right underneath his eye. The hit left a nasty bruise, leaving Pence with an imprint...
Via The Comeback
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Washington Nationals’ Stephen Strasburg is the league’s most improved player

When you think of the most improved players in major league baseball from last season to now, does Washington Nationals’ pitcher Stephen Strasburg come to mind? He should, and if you answered ‘no’, it is time to look deeper into his transformation from a good pitcher in 2015 to a dominant force in 2016. If you are at all hesitant dubbing Strasburg 2016’s most improved player...
25 days ago  |  Discuss

DPD: Urías Takes the Mound Against Strasburg

It’s a very short Thursday slate, but fireworks await us with a fantastic duel right out of the chute. We also have an ace in isolation as well. Check ’em out! Julio Urías (LAD) versus Stephen Strasburg (WAS) 12:00 p.m. ET It’s a really lean day pitching-wise as there’s only nine games going and not a ton of intriguing options, but right out of the gate you get a couple...
Via The Sports Post
July 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Nationals place Stephen Strasburg on 15-day DL

After missing his last start and being scratched from his upcoming one, something was clearly not right with Stephen Strasburg. The Washington Nationals have decided to not take any chances with the ace, placing him on the DL. Stephen Strasburg has been placed on 15-day DL, retro to 6/16, w/ an upper back strain. A corresponding roster move will be announced tmrw. — #VoteNats...
Via Sportsnaut
June 26, 2016  |  Discuss

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