STEPHEN STRASBURG NEWS

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...
Via Fox Sports
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Nationals Hate Joe Ross, and the Top 100 Starting Pitchers, Week 17

It's hard to pick which Ross is hated more: the one in Friends whose character is so annoying David Schwimmer could never get work again, or the dynamite starter for the Nationals, who even after pitching mad impressive through his first few starts, wasn't even the first SP to get the call when Stephen Strasburg went back to the DL yet again.  Why wasn't he the first call?! After...
Via Razzball
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nationals promote top prospect Lucas Giolito to Double-A

According to Mick Reinhard of Pennlive.com, the Washington Nationals have promoted the mostly consensus top pitching prospect in Major League Baseball, Lucas Giolito to Double-A Harrisburg. Based on his current schedule, Giolito will make his debut for the Senators on Tuesday night against the New Hampshire Fisher Cats, Double-A affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays. By Reinhard’s...
Via Baseball Essential
2 days 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

Nationals' Strasburg reports no issues in first bullpen session

Stephen Strasburg threw his first bullpen session Tuesday afternoon, his first time on the mound since straining his left oblique on July 4. The right-hander threw 30 pitches and reported no issues, according to manager Matt Williams. The next step in Strasburg's rehab program will be determined by how he feels over the next few days. "Had no issues, so that's a good sign," Williams...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Fantasy Baseball: Nationals Institute of Health

The 2015 baseball season is nearly 60 percent over, and before long it’ll be October and we’ll all be trading in fantasy baseball for fantasy football. Not unlike football, baseball hits us with injuries every day. Some will send your top player to the DL, and some will give an opportunity to the rookie you had stashed away on your bench. There are a number of players to talk...
Via The Fantasy Fix
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch out for Washington: the Nationals are getting healthy

The Washington Nationals went into the all-star break leading the National League East despite losing three everyday players and starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg to long-term injuries during the first half of the season.  Imagine what they could do if they were to get everyone healthy again? You may not have to imagine for much longer.  Anthony Rendon, who has played only 18...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Nationals: first half of season recap

Well, as the first half of the season has come to and end, the Washington Nationals sit a top of the National League East division with an above average record of 48-39. Just 9 games over .500 this season, the Nationals take a 2 game lead over the New York Mets into the All-Star break. Max Scherzer ended the first half of the season on a high note as they defeated their American...
Via isportsweb.com
15 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
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Nationals get top marks on NL East’s Midseason Report Card

Usually, each Monday I come at you with everything you need to know that happened in the NL East last week. However, with most teams in baseball having played 81 to 83 of their games, that means we are at the halfway point. This week, instead of taking you around the week that was in the NL East, you get to view the NL EAST MIDSEASON REPORT CARDS. There have certainly been a few...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Nationals Stephen Strasburg to the DL, Deadline Trade Not Likely

Thanks to enviable starting pitching depth, the Washington Nationals are not likely to pursue a trade in the wake of Stephen Strasburg‘s trip to the 15-day disabled list. Strasburg, who has logged a gaudy 5.16 ERA and a .289 batting average against in 13 starts this season, departed his Fourth of July outing against San Francisco after 56 pitches. He induced a ground out from Buster...
Via Baseball News Source
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Baseball Profcast: Cabrera, Strasburg To The DL

Submit a question to be answered on the show! In Episode 231, Professors Adam Nodiff (@ANodBaseball) and Bryan Curley (@BaseballProf) discuss some fantasy baseball news and answer some listener questions. Topics include: Miguel Cabrera and Stephen Strasburg hitting the DL A game of either or on Miguel Sano An analysis of some waiver wire options, particularly at the second...
Via Baseball Professor
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Nats' Strasburg returns to DL, this time with oblique strain

  The Washington Nationals put pitcher Stephen Strasburg back on the 15-day disabled list, this time with a strained left oblique. The NL East leaders made the move Sunday before playing San Francisco on Strasburg bobblehead doll night at Nationals Park. Right-hander Taylor Jordan was recalled from Triple-A Syracuse. Strasburg left Saturday's game against the Giants after 3 2/3...
Via AP on Fox
22 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
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Nats put RHP Strasburg on disabled list with oblique strain

WASHINGTON (AP) The Washington Nationals have put pitcher Stephen Strasburg back on the 15-day disabled list, this time with a strained left oblique. The NL East leaders made the move before Sunday night's game against San Francisco. Right-hander Taylor Jordan was recalled from Triple-A Syracuse. Strasburg left Saturday's game against the Giants after 3 2-3 scoreless innings because...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Strasburg injured in Nats' 9-3 win over SF

WASHINGTON (AP) Bryce Harper homered, Tyler Moore drove in four runs and the Washington Nationals defeated the San Francisco Giants 9-3 on Saturday despite Stephen Strasburg exiting in the fourth inning with an apparent injury. Strasburg allowed one hit over 3 2/3 scoreless innings in his third start since coming off the disabled list. He missed nearly four weeks due to neck tightness...
Via AP on Fox
24 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

Nationals pitcher Strasburg exits early with injury

WASHINGTON (AP) Washington Nationals' RHP Stephen Strasburg left Saturday's game against the San Francisco Giants in the fourth inning because of an injury. Strasburg allowed one hit over 3 2/3 scoreless innings in his third start since coming off the disabled list. He missed nearly four weeks due to neck tightness. After making an attempt at Buster Posey's groundball out, Strasburg...
Via AP on Fox
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Nationals pitcher Strasburg exits early with injury to side

WASHINGTON -- Washington Nationals' RHP Stephen Strasburg left Saturday's game against the San Francisco Giants in the fourth inning because of an injury. Strasburg allowed one hit over 3 2/3 scoreless innings in his third start since coming off the disabled list. He missed nearly four weeks due to neck tightness. After making an attempt at Buster Posey's groundball out, Strasburg...
Via AP on Fox
24 days ago  |  Discuss

NL East-Leading Nationals Continue To Be Popular Draw In Ticket Sales

View image | gettyimages.com The Washington Nationals storm into July looking every bit as good as they were expected to be leading up to the 2015 MLB season. Already atop the NL East, Bryce Harper and co. look to distance themselves even further from the pesky New York Mets as they aim to secure the division and return to the playoffs. After a slow start because of injuries...
Via KCM Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Nationals' Stephen Strasburg flashes elite form in second straight win off DL

Stephen Strasburg has been a different pitcher since returning to the Washington Nationals from the disabled list, as he demonstrated Sunday.In his second outing back from the DL, Strasburg threw seven innings and gave up only four hits and two earned runs, striking out nine batters and earning the victory in the Nats' 3-2 win over the Philadelphia Phillies.The right-hander threw...
Via Fox Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Correia hurt by unearned runs in Game 1 loss

Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg looked like his old self on Sunday afternoon at Citizens Bank Park. He allowed four hits, two runs, one walk and struck out nine over seven innings in a 3-2 victory over the Phillies in Game 1 of a doubleheader....
Via Philly Sports Live
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Strasburg pitches Nationals over Phillies 3-2 in 1st of 2

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Stephen Strasburg struck out a season-high nine batters in seven strong innings to lead the Washington Nationals to their eighth straight victory, 3-2 over the Philadelphia Phillies in the first game of a doubleheader on Sunday. Strasburg (5-5) allowed two runs on four hits with one walk in his second good outing since returning from the disabled list. Dan Uggla...
Via AP on Fox
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Gameday 76 & 77: Nationals vs. Phillies

Washington Nationals (41-33) at Philadelphia Phillies (26-49) Starting Pitchers:PHI: Kevin Correia, RHP (0-1, 4.30) vs.WAS: Stephen Strasburg, RHP (4-5, 5.90) Time: Game 1 @ 1:05 pm ; Game 2 @ 30 min afterTV: CSN, MASNWeather: Partly Cloudy, 74 degreesMedia: Twitter and Facebook A Note for Today: After burning a pitcher for each team yesterday with a senseless start...
Via Phillies Nation
June 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Stephen Strasburg’s Return In Just a Few Pictures

Used to be, people would argue about whether Stephen Strasburg was really an ace. There was no right or wrong answer, since there is no consensus definition of an ace starting pitcher, but aside from that, where Strasburg was concerned, there was disagreement. Some people thought he was amazing; some people thought he was a […]
Via Fangraphs
June 25, 2015  |  Discuss
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