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Nationals right-hander Strasburg to make rehab start Wednesday at Triple-A

Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg on Wednesday will make his first rehab start since he was hurt on July 4.Strasburg is expected to throw 60 to 70 pitches for Triple-A Syracuse. He has been sidelined with a strained left oblique sustained in a start against the San Francisco Giants.Strasburg won his first two starts after coming off the 15-day disabled list on June 23, allowing...
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15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nationals' Strasburg to throw batting practice Friday

WASHINGTON (AP) Stephen Strasburg is scheduled to throw batting practice Friday as the Nationals star comes back from a strained left oblique. Manager Matt Williams said Wednesday that the right-hander will accompany the team on its road trip that begins Thursday in Pittsburgh. Strasburg threw his first bullpen session Tuesday since going on the disabled list July 5 and felt good...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Injuries Keeping Washington Nationals From True Potential

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg (37) throws during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants at Nationals Park, Saturday, July 4, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) For multiple seasons now, the Washington Nationals have had a roster that made them the easiest best to pencil in as the National League’s representative...
Via The Sports Journal
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Nationals Place Stephen Strasburg on 15-day Disabled List … Again

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg (37) walks with pitching coach Steve McCatty, right, to the clubhouse after he was relieved during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants at Nationals Park, Saturday, July 4, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) The Washington Nationals placed pitcher Stephen Strasburg on the team’s...
Via The Sports Journal
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Stephen Strasburg of the Washington Nationals leaves game with apparent injury

Stephen Strasburg‘s season to forget looks to have gotten a little more forgettable. The Washington Nationals pitcher left Saturday’s game with the San Francisco Giants in the fourth inning with an apparent injury.  The Nationals’ television broadcast on MASN clearly showed him favoring his right side on consecutive pitches and he was taken out with the Nationals leading 4...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Nationals Stephen Strasburg impresses in return from disabled list

If the Washington Nationals continue to get starts from Stephen Strasburg like the one he delivered on Tuesday against the Atlanta Braves, the Nats will be a very scary team come October. In his first start since May 29, Strasburg struck out six, while giving up four hits and walking one over five scoreless innings. He left with a 3-0 lead after throwing 94 pitches. The 26-year-old...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

What to expect from a returning Stephen Strasburg

It’s been a rough season for Stephen Strasburg. The Washington Nationals star pitcher has been injured since May 29, being put on the DL after being taken out of his start against the Cincinnati Reds. Strasburg only pitched an inning in that game before suffering a strained left trapezius muscle.  Tonight, it is time for the should-be ace of the Nationals staff to return, as he...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
June 23, 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

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...
January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

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