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Washington Nationals: Pitchers crucial in October for the Nationals

Stephen Strasburg A chance for playoff redemption has finally come for the Washington Nationals. This is the series they have been waiting for since the heart-breaking end to their postseason in 2012. Although the whole team is under immense pressure, no one feels this more than the Nationals’ pitching roster. All season long the pitching staff has been praised as being one of...
Via isportsweb.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

FG on Fox: Stephen Strasburg’s Next Level

Stephen Strasburg was hyped from before he was ever drafted, and when he made his big-league debut, he captured the national interest like few other prospects ever have or ever will. But a hyped Strasburg meant there would be a post-hyped Strasburg, and while people still recognize that he has electric, occasionally unhittable stuff, it’s […]
Via Fangraphs
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Stephen Strasburg draws the opening NLDS start for Nats

Nats’ manager Matt Williams has selected P Stephen Strasburg as his playoff opening starter on the mound.  The Nationals will face the San Francisco Giants in the National League Division Series that begins tomorrow in Washington DC.   The Giants advanced to the NLDS to meet the Nationals after shutting out the Pittsburgh Pirates last night in a one game wild card playoff match...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Strasburg Cruises in Game 161

As the Washington Nationals (95-66) prepare for the playoffs, presumptive Game 1 starter Stephen Strasburg dominated the Miami Marlins (77-84) over six innings, allowing no runs in an eventual 5-1 win. Strasburg (W, 14-11) was at his absolute best, stymying the Marlins throughout his outing. The Miami bats found no purchase against his devastating pitches, including his fastball...
Via The Nats Blog
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Strasburg Stifles Marlins as Nats Sweep

Often criticized, Stephen Strasburg reminded everyone today why he should start Game 1 of the NLDS for the Washington Nationals (91-64), as he shut out the Miami Marlins (74-79) over seven innings, leading the Nationals to a 2-1, sweep-clinching win. With the victory, the Nationals’ magic number to clinch the NL’s best record, and therefore home field advantage until the World...
Via The Nats Blog
September 22, 2014  |  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
August 25, 2014  |  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
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Strasburg pitches Nats to win over the Phillies

The Washington Nationals got a performance on the mound from Stephen Strasburg (8-9) that they expected all season.  Strasburg tossed seven shutout innings allowing just three hits while fanning ten Phillies to lead the Nationals to a 2-2 series split.  Strasburg was masterful on the mound, hitting a great fastball and combining with an excellent curve.  To date, Strasburg has...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
August 03, 2014  |  1 Comment

Here's Stephen Strasburg being unhappy with umpire Andy Fletcher

Up above, a Vine of an unhappy Stephen Strasburg Saturday night: Enjoy the slumping shoulders after he thought he'd stuck out Cameron Rupp to end the sixth inning, but walked him instead, leading to the hook from Matt Williams for Jerry Blevins in a 3-2 game with 2 on and 2 out. Enjoy Strasburg barking at home plate umpire Andy Fletcher about the call as he made his way off his...
Via Nationals Enquirer
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Stephen Strasburg on Orioles fans at Nationals Park: "Maybe someday it'll be different."

Somewhere, Peter Angelos is smiling and stacks of Ted Lerner's MASN money. And so, the Orioles beat the Nats 8-2 in 11 innings Monday night in front of what seemed to be an evenly split 35,126 fans until the end, when Nationals Park sounded more like Camden Yards. Lots of competing "Let's go Nats" and "Let's go O's" chants throughout, although...
Via Nationals Enquirer
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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