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Stephen Strasburg isn't reporting any physical issues anymore, which is no doubt making his struggles all the more frustrating. The Cincinnati Reds finally ended their lengthy losing streak this week only to have another frustrating defeat result in a team meeting. The Reds look to add to Strasburg's woes in the opener of a three-game series against the visiting Washington Nationals...
Via AP on Fox
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Washington Nationals: how to help fix Stephen Strasburg

Coming into Saturday’s matinee game with the Philadelphia Phillies, the Washington Nationals had their eyes on a season long, 7 game winning streak. It was ace versus ace on the mound as Cole Hamels went for the Phillies and Stephen Strasburg for the hometown Nationals. Strasburg had been shaky as of late by having a 1-3 record in his last 4 starts and only making it into the...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Nats need old Strasburg back – and soon

Stephen Strasburg‘s start to the 2015 season has not been what we have come to expect from the former number-one overall draft pick. The Washington Nationals‘ starter is 3-4 with a 5.98 earned run average in eight starts. The Nationals are not used to seeing those bloated numbers from Strasburg, who has a career 3.20 ERA and has been a consistent starter for Washington for several years...
Via Baseball Essential
9 days ago  |  Discuss

What’s Wrong with Stephen Strasburg as Washington Nationals are Righting the Ship?

Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg throws against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the first inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, May 12, 2015, in Phoenix. (Mandatory Credit: AP Photo/Matt York) Stephen Strasburg (2-4, 6.06 ERA) has just one quality start in seven appearances for the Washington Nationals this season. While the rest of the Nationals are playing their best...
Via The Sports Journal
14 days ago  |  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
15 days ago  |  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
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Strasburg on loss: "I don't think anything went wrong."

And so, Stephen Strasburg summed up his performance in the Nats 6-3 loss to the Mets on Thursday as follows during his post game interview: "I don't think anything went wrong. I feel like the contact they made, it was a lot of very weak contact, and that's just how baseball is sometimes." So we'll just chalk this one up to bad luck. In any case, Strasburg's line ...
Via Nationals Enquirer
April 09, 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

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 was...
Via Holdout Sports
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

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