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Stephen Strasburg

Stephen James Strasburg (born July 20, 1988) is a right-handed pitcher for the Washington Nationals, who selected him with the first pick in the 2009 Major League Baseball Draft.

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Max Scherzer tonight tied Pedro Martinez for the 2nd most 13+ strikeout GP in history with 5. Most is 6 (Stephen Strasburg)
Scratch that: Stephen Strasburg scratched from Monday night's start - Washington Post
Stephen Strasburg's health will make or break the World Series aspirations via
Two of my favorite pitchers to discuss, Cueto and Strasburg. Playing the feud with
9 Stephen Strasburg lot,with Inserts,all different
The weird part is that I told him Stephen Strasburg was better at the time. He laughed, and won the MVP one year later.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- Stephen Strasburg might emulate closers and pitch only from the st... via
Stephen Strasburg struck out 14 in his major league debut. Filthy 😱
Sometimes I think to myself.. is Stephen Strasburg made of glass?
Stan Kasten thinks his first playoff game at Nats Park won't surpass Stephen Strasburg's debut…
WAS Homepage News ° Gio, Ross will be key to Nats' playoff rotation: Stephen Strasburg will not pitch in the ...
All the different scenarios with Stephen Strasburg played out
Person with knowledge said Nats will send Stephen Strasburg to see renowned orthopedist Neal ElAttrache in California for…
Despite injury & only 2.1IP, Stephen Strasburg is Player of Gm WE & rises to 7th in Box-Toppers rankings—
Ramos on Strasburg: "It was a sad moment because we need Stephen and with what happened we know we’re going lose him fo…
While we wait for updates, here's what skipper Dusty Baker said about Stephen Strasburg last night: :
If Stephen Strasburg pitches against the Braves in the middle of a forest and doesn't hurt himself, did he really actuall…
Checking my phone every 10 minutes waiting for Stephen Strasburg MRI results like he's a blood relative because sports fandom makes sense.
A lot to talk about on Stephen Strasburg's injury on latest episode of District 34 w/
If Stephen Strasburg needs another Tommy John surgery, ima jump head first off my balcony
Dusty Baker on Stephen Strasburg: MRI tomorrow. "We're hoping that it's something minor." Back of the elbow.
Stephen Strasburg exits Wednesday's game in the third inning
From earlier: The Nationals are hoping for the best as they await the results of an MRI on Stephen Strasburg's elbow
Hope those help. In the meantime, ICYMI from last night, on the uncertainty the Nationals face now:
I was sad and wrote some stuff about Stephen Strasburg on
A traditional yikes-o-meter only goes to 10 , but Strasburg leaving with an elbow injury measured an 11.
Please tell is Stephen Strasburg is in the waiting room and Dr. Andrews gave Albies Stras' results by mistake.
Dusty Baker:They gonna blame this on me,I know it!!. "Stephen Strasburg exits early — into a future of swirling uncertainty"
Nationals' Stephen Strasburg to undergo MRI after leaving start with elbow injury
Stephen Strasburg returned from the DL for 42 pitches, and now he needs an elbow MRI
My heart hurts for Stephen Strasburg. What a bad break on what should've been an outstanding career.
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Terrible news for with Stephen Strasburg leaving game after 2.1 IP, wincing in pain, in first game back from DL wi…
Stephen Strasburg = Mark Prior Unbelievable collegiate arms and "what if" major league careers
See how Stephen Strasburg arm is flat when his shoulders start turning? That's bad.
Stephen Strasburg left last nights game with elbow pain. Same elbow he had Tommy John surgery on!
In our thoughts and prayers... Stephen Strasburg's elbow
Nats hope for best as Stephen Strasburg sent for MRI on elbow
Strasburg feels pinch in elbow, set for MRI
Starting to think Nats have inherited Senators karma.
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Thursday’s Say Hey, Baseball finds Stephen Strasburg returned long enough to get hurt again htt…
Who is made of thinner glass... Tony Romo or Stephen Strasburg?
Stras feels pinch in elbow, set for MRI via
Stephen Strasburg last night. Got hurt not b/c SOMETHING changed but b/c NOTHING changed.
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List of things I care about today: Stephen Strasburg. End of list. Now on
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Tim Tebow vs. Stephen Strasburg: Who is more likely to affect the '17 NL East Pennant?
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On a nite when their season took a turn for the worse, the Nats rallied to clinch their 5th straight winning season.
I went on last night to describe the scene when Stephen Strasburg left w/ an elbow injury
After exiting first start off DL in 3rd inning, Stephen Strasburg headed for MRI on elbow: http…
Stephen Strasburg was hitting 97 and his changeup looked great in early innings last night. Hard to question him starting game.
Exclusive picture of Stephen Strasburg arriving for his MRI.
Nationals' Stephen Strasburg exits game early with elbow pain
Stephen Strasburg struggles in Nationals' 8-5 loss to Braves: “It was too much Freddie Freeman.” - Dusty Baker
Freddie Freeman (Hits 4th career HR off Stephen Strasburg in the 5th inning, most by any player Strasburg has…
Freddie Freeman continued his ownership of Stephen Strasburg on Friday, blasting a three-run homer to lead the Braves to ...
[LA Daily News: Inside the Dodgers] Game 97: Dodgers hand Stephen Strasburg his first loss.
Dodgers hand Stephen Strasburg his first defeat in 19 starts this season.
19 year old Julio Urias is out-dueling Nationals ace Stephen Strasburg
putting up six runs of support for Julio Urias against Stephen Strasburg!
Stephen Strasburg joins (DET, 2013) as the only pitchers the past 3 decades to start 13-0. ht…
Watching the MLB All Star game with my friend. Go Nats! Bryce Harper, Wilson Ramos, Dan Murphy, and Max Scherzer! And Stephen Strasburg!
Stephen Strasburg explains his decision not to pitch in the All-Star Game - The Washington Post...
Stephen Strasburg is the 1st NL starter since 1985 to begin a season 11-0. (via
Nationals Journal ° Nationals place Joe Ross on disabled list as Stephen Strasburg returns to start vs. Reds:...
Stephen Strasburg's MRI results show no further damage
Stephen Strasburg's MRI results show no further damage: Strasburg, placed on the 15-day disabled list Sunday,…
Baseball Daily Dose: Dose: Strasburg Down For the Count: Stephen Strasburg is back on the DL and the Nats nee...
.scratch Stephen Strasburg from second straight start as back issue flares up:
Slugging O's in sight of June home run record .
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Washington Nationals place RHP Stephen Strasburg on disabled list
Stephen Strasburg placed on 15-day disabled list with upper back strain
Nationals' Stephen Strasburg sore after Saturday rib treatment
Nats put Stephen Strasburg on DL with an upper-back strain. Could open the door for the Mets and Marlins
Nationals place Stephen Strasburg on disabled list. (..
MLB: Nationals place Stephen Strasburg on disabled list
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Stephen Strasburg has two ribs popped back into place, expected ...
Stephen Strasburg injury is Nationals' nightmare
Stephen Strasburg injury is Nationals' nightmare - Washington Nationals- ESPN
Pretty sure if you google the phrase "glass cannon" a picture of Stephen Strasburg will be the first image that appears.
Stephen Strasburg injury is Nationals' nightmare - ESPN (blog)
Nationals place Stephen Strasburg on disabled list via
Nationals place Stephen Strasburg on the disabled list:
The Nationals have placed Stephen Strasburg on the 15-day DL with an upper-back strain.
Stephen Strasburg has been placed on 15-day DL, retro to 6/16, w/ an upper back strain. A corresponding roster move will be…
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Nationals place Stephen Strasburg on disabled list
Let's look in on Stephen Strasburg: . "Steve, ready to go head to head tonight with Clayton Kershaw?"
Nats’ offense keeps clicking, Stephen Strasburg moves to 10-0: Infield trio of Murphy, Espinosa and Drew power…
Jose Fernandez strikes out 12 over 7 IP. Only Clayton Kershaw & Stephen Strasburg have more 10+ K games this season.
Pitchers who have a worse ERA- than Steven Wright right now: Jordan Zimmermann, Johnny Cueto, Jon Lester, Stephen Strasburg, Gerrit Cole.
Remember when Stephen Strasburg was hyped up as the next Nolan Ryan? Pepperidge farms remembers.
Under his new contract, Stephen Strasburg's 2023 salary will reportedly be $45 million. 👀
Stephen Strasburg, Nationals reportedly agree on new deal worth seven years, $175 million https…
If Cardinals hold this lead, Kevin Siegrist will be tied for 2nd in the NL in wins with Stephen Strasburg (5), one behind Jake Arrieta (6).
Jake Arrieta & Chris Sale make up half of MLB SP's who have earned 5 GSc Wins this year. Stephen Strasburg & Masahiro Tanaka are only others
Stephen Strasburg throws a 96 mph 3-2 fastball by Eddie Rosario for out No. 1 of the 7th and K No. 9 on the day...
Skill helps, but baseball is so random. Stephen Strasburg has never thrown a no hitter. Philip Humber and Dallas Braden threw perfect games.
Stephen Strasburg and Adam Conley were locked up in a 0-0 duel but Jayson Werth and Wilson Ramos just cracked...
1) I love Dusty Baker sending Stephen Strasburg out for the 8th. 2) I love the Mike Maddux effect w/ pitching staff.
It's going to be a good season for Stephen Strasburg or Scott Boras will whip his *** He's been waiting for this payday for a while!
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fall to 4-3 in 10 innings on They'll meet again on Wednesday @ 7:10 - Bud Norris vs. Stephen Strasburg.
Looks like Stephen Strasburg vs. Adam Conley in the April 7 home opener at Nationals Park.
Juan Lagares RBI single vs. Stephen Strasburg plates Roger Bernadina, who had doubled. 1, 0, top 3
Stephen Strasburg's funeral: "and there was that one time in 2012 that the Nationals shut him down for the post season after TJ surgery"
Max Scherzer vs. Doug Fister in a meaningless game doesn't have the pop of Stephen Strasburg vs. Jordan Zimmermann in a meaningless game.
Old school vs. new school: Nationals are split on bat flips & celebrations
since i've been getting asked this a lot more than usual, no i'm NOT related to stephen strasburg nor do i wish to be...
Nationals' starter Stephen Strasburg strikes out five in 2016 Grapefruit League debut...
Stephen Strasburg secured the first five outs of the day by way of the K. Bryan Holaday's two-run HR to LF puts the …
Nats are split on celebrations: 'If you hit a 600 ft. HR, you can pimp it all you want'
American League Cy Young Award winner Dallas Keuchel of Houston and Washington right-hander Stephen Strasburg avoided contract arbitration
BREAKING: Nationals, Stephen Strasburg avoid arbitration with one-year deal https:…
50 years from now the Nolan Ryan-to-Ivan Rodriguez-to-Stephen Strasburg connection is going to be key in Six Degrees of Kevin Brown games.
Now healthy, Stephen Strasburg is preparing for the final year of his contract with the Nats
Can I interest you in one Stephen Strasburg, Cubs? He can be yours for the low low price of Addison Russell!
Nats did tender contracts to Drew Storen, Danny Espinosa, Wilson Ramos, Stephen Strasburg and Anthony Rendon.
What's this I'm hearing about an Andrew Miller for Stephen Strasburg deal?
Jon Heyman: Yankees willing to listen on offers for Andrew Miller, would seek ace in return (Stephen Strasburg)
Wells is Brentz not in the Rangers and Nats had discussions about Stephen Strasburg last winter:
Good fit for Robin "Washington could be shopping pitcher Stephen Strasburg according to Nick Cafardo."
Washington could be shopping starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg this winter, according to Nick Cafardo.
>> Nats game blog: Stephen Strasburg on a roll as he faces Phillies again - Byron Kerr
NL starters with 50+ IP since the All-Star Break that have a lower ERA than Stephen Strasburg:. Jake Arrieta, Clayton Kershaw, Zack Greinke.
Stephen Strasburg returns, strikes out 13 in Nationals' third straight loss to Mets
Stephen Strasburg, Denard Span have good workouts, edge closer ...
Nationals' Stephen Strasburg won't make Friday start - Los Angeles Times by via
Nationals' Stephen Strasburg won't make Friday start -
That was Tommy La Stella's 2nd career home run in 388 PAs. His first HR was off Stephen Strasburg.
terrible mechanics. Twisting and torquing of elbow like Kerry Wood, Stephen Strasburg, et al.
Stephen Strasburg's night is done. Casey Janssen gets the 7th.
Per Wash Post, Nats adjusted rotation so Max Scherzer, Jordan Zimmerman and Stephen Strasburg will face the Mets Sept. 7-9 in D.C.
(-150) Stephen Strasburg dominates over 7 IP in Denver, allowing 2 hits in 4-1 win over UNDER hit as Colorado bats silenced.
Stephen Strasburg gives the Nationals an encouraging sign - The Washington Post
Stephen Strasburg: 1st pitcher in franchise history to have 10 strikeouts and 3 hits in the same game. via
Watch: Stephen Strasburg goes 3-3, strikes out 12 in return from DL
Baseball in the District - Syracuse PxP voice on Stephen Strasburg and Trea Turner
Syracuse Chiefs fall to Buffalo Bisons in Stephen Strasburg's rehab start - Oneida Dispatch
Syracuse Chiefs manager: Stephen Strasburg in line to get another start with team |
How did Washington pitcher Stephen Strasburg do in rehab start with
Stephen Strasburg shows rust in rehab start for Syracuse Chiefs |
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Yeah...that's Stephen Strasburg in a Syracuse Chiefs uniform.
Syracuse Chiefs vs Buffalo Bisons tonight. Stephen Strasburg pitching for Syracuse and Joba Chamberlain is pitching for Buffalo. wow
Stephen Strasburg, locked in for big night
Stephen Strasburg with the Syracuse Chiefs tonight ... again.
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Washington Nationals ace Stephen Strasburg will make rehab start with Syracuse ...
Stephen Strasburg factor pushes to huge crowd
BREAKING: Royals trade for Mike Trout, GianCarlo Stanton, Dee Gordon, Bryce Harper, and Stephen Strasburg in epic 4 team trade.
Is the stat boys hero Stephen Strasburg even in the Bigs? Oh yeah 5-5 with an over 5 era..stat boyz said he was Gibson/Seaver/Ryan combined
The Washington Nationals' highs and lows of the first half
My first time witnessing triple-digit pitching in person was Stephen Strasburg in Cleveland. It's crazy
I think that Oxy Clean commercial just showed Stephen Strasburg throwing a ball outside.
I remember when peeps were comparing Stephen Strasburg to Nolan Ryan and Bob Feller said "Call me when he wins his first 100."
Stephen Strasburg exits today's game with a member of the training staff with two outs in the fourth inning. Tanner Roark ta…
Time to speculate on Joe Ross with Stephen Strasburg injury
Nats/Expos with 11+ K in any of first 3 career games:. Joe Ross, Friday (11). Stephen Strasburg, 6/8/10 (14). Randy Johnson, 9/20/88 (11)
Nationals Pitchers who have spent time on the DL this year: . Aaron Barrett. Craig Stammen. Stephen Strasburg. Doug Fister. Casey Janssen
Stephen Strasburg gives up an RBI triple to the gap in right-center. Senators CF Derrick Robinson got a glove on it. 1 R, 2 H, 2 K after 3.
Double and HR on 0-2 pitches from Stephen Strasburg in 3rd. Change to Cesar Hernandez, FB to Maikel Franco, who homers to RF. 4-0
Stephen Strasburg has reached his innings limit this year. Mike Rizzo should shut him down again. .
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A Fed Ex employee walks into the clubhouse and says to Mike Rizzo: I have a package here for Stephen Strasburg. Rizzo says: it's a deal!
What the heck happened to Stephen Strasburg
"Take out the strikeouts, and Mike Leake and Stephen Strasburg are very comparable." - Matt Vasgersian (h/t
Good news: Stephen Strasburg played catch today. But the are still assessing his injury
"Stephen Strasburg played catch Wednesday but still assessing injury"
Stephen Strasburg played catch Wednesday but Nats still assessing his injury.
Stephen Strasburg played catch Wednesday but Nationals still assessing injury: Nationals offic...
Nats Journal: Sammy Solis and the Nationals bullpen save Stephen Strasburg
Long, 27-pitch 1st for RHP Stephen Strasburg ends when Daniel Murphy lines out to right on a 3-1 FB. strand two. 0-0 in NY.
Matt Williams on Nationals' loss to Marlins, Stephen Strasburg vs Giancarl..
12Team Rotto what do you think of this trade. I give up Carlos Gonzales for Stephen Strasburg. Harvey is my best SP by far.
Mercifully, Matt Williams isn't going to make Stephen Strasburg face Mookie Betts a fourth time. Eighth Amendment and all that.
Stephen Strasburg and the post a scoreless first. will lead things off vs. Matt Harvey!
Stephen Strasburg of Washington Nationals to start vs. Matt Harvey of New York Mets on April 9
Rick Porcello is younger than Stephen Strasburg. Still amazes me what Porcello has accomplished at a young stage in his care…
I never get tired of this: Unreal. . RHP Max Scherzer. RHP Jordan Zimmermann. RHP Stephen Strasburg. LHP Gio Gonzalez. RHP …
Also, link in there to a good read from on one pitcher who spent the winter with Stephen Strasburg and James Shields.
A nice first-week pitching match-up is now set: the Nationals' Stephen Strasburg vs. the Mets' Matt Harvey on Thursday, April 9, in New York
Mets' 2B Ruben Tejada goes down swinging at a 3-2 FB outside for out no.3 of a scoreless 16-pitch 4th by RHP Stephen Strasburg.
The Washington Nationals introduced Max Scherzer to the nation's capital. Nats' GM Mike Rizzo was everywhere talking WAR. Scott Boras shot down the Stephen Strasburg rumor. All that and more. 24 hours of Nationals news, all in one place...
Because I have my finger on the pulse, here's a baseball story: Can the Red Sox make a run at Stephen Strasburg?
Stephen Strasburg, Jordan Zimmermann, Gio Gonzalez, Doug Fister, Tanner Roark and now Max Scherzer...I'm sure the Mets lineup can handle that. Those 90+ scorecards I did every season and ive been Getting Hosed with this team since 06'
Unless the deal involves Bryce Harper or Stephen Strasburg...It's not roof-blowing.
Cubs Fans: What would you be willing to give up for Bryce Harper? Or Stephen Strasburg?
Five years of Starling Marte vs. two of Stephen Strasburg immersed and I in deep debate
fans, would you trade Starling Marte for Stephen Strasburg straight up?
Breaking News: Mike Rizzo shuts down Stephen Strasburg for the year
Stephen Strasburg had Tommy John surgery
skipper Matt Williams said NLDS G1 starter Stephen Strasburg got stronger as September went on. Earned G1 start. "I know he's ready."
JUST IN: Stephen Strasburg to start Game 1 of NLDS for vs. Giants on Friday.
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Matt Williams has confirmed that Stephen Strasburg will start Game 1 on Friday, as expected.
Williams: Stephen Strasburg to Start Game 1 of NLDS for Nationals vs. Giants - CBS DC
Williams reveals the rotation's first three: Stephen Strasburg, G1; Jordan Zimmermann, G2; Doug Fister, G3. we were close
Stephen Strasburg to pitch Game 1 of NLDS for Nats, Matt Williams says.
Things we learned this baseball season... This is only a start .. Add your own. 1. Natitude is real 2. Gnomes exist and are powerful 3. Doug Fister was the best player acquired in the off-season 4. Asdrubal Cabrera was the best player acquired at the trade deadline 5. Denard Span was the best player acquired before this season 6. Stephen Strasburg has fully healed from his Tommy John surgery 7. Jordan Zimmermann has amazing stuff 8. Steven Souza Jr. will look sweet driving his new car, Gift of Zimmerman 9. Matt Williams will be the Manager of the year 10. Mike Rizzo will be the GM of the year. 11. Jayson Werth has made enormous amounts of head hair fashionable 12. Bryce Harper has grown up at the ripe old age of 21 13. Anthony Rendon will win a gold glove this year. 14. Adam LaRoche will be resigned for another season 15. The Buffalo has become the dominant catcher in baseball 16. October beer tastes better than regular beer. 17. The kids have been great, SSJr, Mike (Pretty Boy) Taylor, and the rest all . ...
Per Matt Williams, Doug Fister & Taylor Hill will start for on Friday. Stephen Strasburg will start on Sat. & Jordan Zimmermann on Sun
Can't say that 'Aaron Harang outdueled Stephen Strasburg' is an AP lede I expected to read in September.
Nationals' starter Stephen Strasburg vs the Braves; Aaron Harang vs the Nats
Nationals' Saturday night lineup :Stephen Strasburg vs the Mariners in Safeco Field -
Stephen Strasburg's fourth inning: 12 pitches, five swing-and-misses, three strikeouts.
Stephen Strasburg helps Nats run streak to 8 with win over D-backs.
David Peralta, who homered off Tyler Clippard in the 9th last night, just did it to Stephen Strasburg in the 1st tonight. Hammered fastball.
Ron Darling on Stephen Strasburg: "He should be the right-handed Clayton Kershaw. He's not even close."
Should the Nats be worried about Stephen Strasburg's 1-8 record & 5.25 ERA on the road? Matt Williams says no
The will line up Stephen Strasburg, Gio Gonzalez and Doug Fister vs. after the break, per Matt Williams.
.has the Phillies lineup as they try to stretch their five-game win streak against Stephen Strasburg:
[drinks]: Silver Slugger-winning starter Stephen Strasburg connects for a line drive to RF and the 1st hit off Chris Tillman.
signed by Stephen Strasburg before his 1st minor league start vs the Altoona Curve in 2010.
Stephen Strasburg goes 7.2 innings and strikes out 8 batters, and Jayson Werth racks up 3 RBI; Nationals crush the Rockies 7-1
Stephen Strasburg: Spotlight on the Washington Nationals’ starting pitcher by
Nats rally to beat Phils, get Strasburg off hook - Cliff Lee outpitched Stephen Strasburg, but the Phillies'...
After playing late into the night on Tuesday, the Nationals and Brewers turned around and played a noon local start on getaway day. Stephen Strasburg took the mound looking to help Washington sweep...
Scooter Gennett hit a grand slam off of Stephen Strasburg.
Jordan Zimmermann is getting better via
thanks for that lovely flaming dumpster fire Stephen Strasburg
Stephen Strasburg giving up chewing tobacco after the death of Tony Gwynn.
All Stephen Strasburg needs to do is pitch like that for the next 4 years worth of outings and I'm catching up
Stephen Strasburg: "I’m not right mechanically right now." Why? "Trying to figure that out. Doesn’t feel the same. Doesn’t look the same."
Between Stephen Strasburg and France, I feel like running my car off a bridge.
Milwaukee Brewers beat up on Stephen Strasburg, knock off Washington Nationals 9-2 via
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So glad Stephen Strasburg got roughed up
WAS Post: Stephen Strasburg stumbles in Nationals’ 9-2 loss to Brewers
Stephen Strasburg clobbered by skeleton Brewers lineup:
Sometimes get the feeling that if the Nats went 161-1, people would hate Stephen Strasburg for taking the L in a 1-0 game.
Stephen Strasburg was tagged for 8 hits and 7 runs in 4 2/3 innings as the roughed up the 9-2.
6/25/14: Scooter Gennett hits a grand slam off Stephen Strasburg, the first grand slam of his career
Stephen Strasburg says he plans to quit chewing tobacco after Tony Gwynn's death. He's the second player to do so.
Rough inning for Strasburg, but his 2014 season has been pretty spectacular… (via
Stephen Strasburg's 6th Shart came in his 92nd career start, for a Shart rate of 6.5%.
Stephen Strasburg is a mess, there has to be a reason why he has given up 24 Hits and 14 Runs in his past 3 starts
The rough up Stephen Strasburg and salvage the last game of their 3-game set against the with a 9-2 win.
Stephen Strasburg of has thrown his 6th Quantity Shart, is now in a 139-way tie for 1,106th place on all-time Shart list
The have won 8 of 10 and Stephen Strasburg hasn’t yielded more than 3 runs since April 15:
That was Scooter Gennett's first career grand slam and just the second grand slam Stephen Strasburg has ever allowed.
Well, I can't get angry about only taking 1 out 3 against Gio Gonzalez, Jordan Zimmermann, and Stephen Strasburg.
Nats fall to the Brewers, 9-2, and miss a chance at a sweep. Stephen Strasburg gives up seven runs. Chicago next for four games.
9-2 over to avoid sweep in Miller Park: Stephen Strasburg struggles; now 41-36
In a quiet battle of first place teams, Brew Crew gave Stephen Strasburg a good *** whoopin.
Stephen Strasburg has a fastball location problem. Seems like the cause behind the odd dichotomy of lots of Ks and lots …
Big-time effort for by Marco Estrada Nats had edge on paper with Stephen Strasburg 6 SPORTS 5, 6, 10p
Seven runs allowed by Stephen Strasburg matches a career high. Only other time it happened was July 12, 2013.
Stephen Strasburg done, allowed 7 runs for second time in his career
Stephen Strasburg has never allowed 3 home runs in a game. Gomez narrowly missed one
Stephen Strasburg's continued ineptitude makes me want to put my nuts in the garbage disposal.
Stephen Strasburg gave up 7ER today.. and didnt make it through 5 innings...
Stephen Strasburg's final line: 4.2 IP, 8 H, 7 ER, 3 BB and 2 K. Ties most runs given up in a start in his career.
Stephen Strasburg is the worst pitcher on the Nationals staff. There I said it.
In the v. game (4th inning), Stephen Strasburg, not Marco Estrada, already has given up 2 HR and 5 runs.
7-pitch, 1-2-3 3rd for RHP Stephen Strasburg after a 35P 2nd innings in Miller Park. 53P total after three vs the 4-1 MIL.
Skip the plan Son! | Stephen Strasburg plans to quit tobacco because of Tony Gwynn's death via
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RHP Stephen Strasburg gives up the lead on a grand slam by 2B Scooter Gennett, 4-1. 35-pitch 2nd in Miller Park. 46P total.
Jordan Zimmermann is getting better: Perpetually pitching in the shadow of Stephen Strasburg,...
John Smoltz to Stephen Strasburg: Fake an injury, extend your - John Smoltz has advice...
Baseball is a funny sport... We can beat Jordan Zimmerman and Stephen Strasburg but yet being shutout by Fister...
The have three pitchers who rank in the top-10 in FIP- for June: Jordan Zimmermann, Stephen Strasburg and Tanner R…
"And we get to see our good ol pal Stephen Strasburg tomorrow night." The Next Nolan Ryan tho lmao
Shelby Miller's 101st pitch walks Stephen Strasburg to load the bases in the seventh. Mike Matheny going to the lefty, Randy Choate.
Two runners stranded at the end of a 13P 6th by RHP Stephen Strasburg, who's up to 86 overall after 6 IP. 1-1 in St. Louis...
No Kolten Wong and no Jon Jay against RHP Stephen Strasburg...because Mike Matheny.
Scott Boras: Tommy has no idea about how to deal with Stephen Strasburg's rehab - ...
If you were a Major League Baseball General Manager who could form your own team from today's MLB roster who would you have on the team. To make it challenging you can't have anyone on this team from your favorite team and NO ROOKIES. For example my favorite team is the Red Sox so I have to build my roster with no Red Sox. Team needs to have (1) 1B, 2B, 3B, SS, C and DH; (3) OF; (5) SP; (1) Setup man and (1) Closer. 1B - Miguel Cabrera - Detroit 2B - Ian Kinsler - Detroit SS- Troy Tulowitzki - Colorado 3B - Adrian Beltre - Texas C - Jonathan Lucroy - Milwaukee LF - Brett Gardner - New York CF - Mike Trout - Los Angeles RF - Giancarlo Stanton - Miami DH - Victor Martinez - Detroit SP - Adam Wainwright - St. Louis SP - Yu Darvish - Texas SP - Felix Hernandez - Seattle SP - Zach Greinke - Los Angeles SP - Stephen Strasburg - Washington Setup - Brad Ziegler - Arizona Closer - Craig Kimbrel - Atlanta
When Noah asks me one day, ‘What happened? What was it like when I was born?’ I could have answered ‘Well, Stephen Strasburg hung me a breaking ball that day, son, and I slammed it into the right-field corner.’ But I think it’s going to go so much further in that I’m the one who cut his umbilical cord. And long after they tell me that I’m not good enough to play professional baseball anymore, I’ll be a father. And I’ll be a husband. So that was a reason on the front end that I wanted to be there for my wife and for my son. Daniel Murphy, second basemen for the New York Mets.
Goal for tomorrow: Get the Duane Kuiper bobblehead then hopefully try & get Stephen Strasburg, Matt Williams, and Jayson Werth's autograph,
what u think of this trade? Carlos Gonzalez and Stephen Strasburg for Robinson Cano Buster posey Anthony Rizzo joe Nathan and
White Sox select LHP Carlos Rodon, NC State Rodon came into the spring as not just the consensus top prospect in the draft, but as arguably the best college pitching prospect since Stephen Strasburg was drafted in 2009. An inconsistent spring has hurt his stock but only just a bit, obviously. At his best, Rodon sits in the mid-90s with his fastball and has a devastating mid-to-high-80s slider. The slider is the best individual pitch in the entire draft. Rodon has big, workhorse frame (listed at 6-foot-3 and 235 lbs.) but isn't the greatest athlete, so his delivery can fall out of whack and his command is great. The fastball/slider combination gives him ace potential, but Rodon is not the slam dunk frontline guy he was believed to be as recently as four months ago. Time will tell!
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Stephen Strasburg fires strike one to Jimmy Rollins and the and are underway!
Friday Rangers scouting report: Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg might want to avenge .. Rangers MLB
I'm on 106.7 The Fan in DC from 9a-1p today. Talking about Memorial Day, Stephen Strasburg, Redskins name debate, Landon Donovan, Ray Rice and T.I. taking a swing at Floyd Mayweather in a burger joint + stupid things people from Florida do.
John Danks, Yoenis Cespedes, Stephen Strasburg and David Wright all got 1/2 WOBs via
Neil Walker homered, Jose Tabata & Josh Harrison drove in runs in the 7th to lead the over Stephen Strasburg & the Nats 3-2
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With Matt Harvey, Stephen Strasburg, Jarad Parker, Matt Moore, and now Jose Fernandez all having Tommy John surgery before their 24th Birthdays, organizations are going to have to start figuring out why this issue has become so bad. Those are all young and ELITE arms who organizations have invested a high percentage of their payrolls in. What do y'all think is causing this? And more importantly, how, if possible, can it be fixed?
It would be easy to assemble an All-Star staff of pitchers who have excelled after Tommy John surgery, aces such as Adam Wainwright, Francisco Liriano and Stephen Strasburg, who returned from elbow
I have tons of sports memorabilia I'm looking to sell. Every single piece is autographed as well as it comes with a certificate of authenticity. I have broken this list down into two parts. The first one being everything that I already unpacked and have available now. The second part I will be unpacking this week and should have all ready by next weekend. If you would like to set up a time during the week to come take a look at something email me and we will work something out. I will not be holding any items for anybody. I take cash, credit cards and PayPal as forms of payment. Part 1 available now $60.00 each or 2 for $100.00 Rawlings official league baseballs jose Abreu alexi Ramirez tim lincecum Brandon belt robinson cano felix hernandez josh Donaldson sonny gray josh Reddick paul Goldschmidt Andrew mccutchen chipper jones many machado chris davis prince fielder $60.00 each or 2 for $100.00 rawlings OMLB Baseballs jose Abreu buster posey Bryce Harper Stephen Strasburg chase Utley yu darvish jose Fern ...
I bought my son a Andrew McCutchen, Starling Marte, Stephen Strasburg, Bryce Harper and Paul Goldschmidt rookie cards and it only cost me $9.81 on eBay. They will look so good in his collection.
Philadelphia Phillies' bullpen woes continue as relievers lose lead against ... The Express-Times Cliff Lee outpitched Stephen Strasburg, but the Phillies' bullpen struggled again. Mike Adams (1-1) and Jake Diekman allowed three runs and five hits in an inning. Benches and bullpens emptied in the fifth after Denard Span exchanged words with Lee.
Jayson Werth drops the ball. Two minutes later, Marlon Byrd hits a three-run home run off Stephen Strasburg.
Hey, Washington Nationals fans! It's Courtney with you for the Nats-Phillies series opener. Tonight's game features an elite pitching matchup between Stephen Strasburg and Philly's Cliff Lee. Jayson Werth is a career .357 hitter with two homers and four RBIs against Lee. Which team will strike first in this NL East showdown? Coverage of today's game is LIVE on MASN HD. LIKE this chat, COMMENT with any thoughts you have on the game and check out Make sure you're following and for the latest on the Nats. LET'S GO!
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The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and Washington Nationals are facing off this week. If you could have one of the following choices, which would you choose? A) Bryce Harper AND Stephen Strasburg or B) Mike Trout alone Let's hear it.
Masahiro Tanaka and Stephen Strasburg are the only pitchers in the last 100 years with 8+K in each of their first 3 MLB …
Just got back from church, Andrew Haynes. And watched Bryce Harper turn the wrong way on a line drive hit by Shelby Miller, turning an out into a double. This allowed Peter Bourjos, running on the play with two outs, to score easily. Stephen Strasburg, who threw the pitch, stared grimly out into left field for a few seconds before returning to the mound. Cards lead 2-0, despite 9 K's through five for Strasburg. Only you and Jeffrey Moore can appreciate the ironic depths of my frustration here.
Nationals vs. Marlins: Stephen Strasburg is roughed up on long night for Washington
Williams says Sandy Leon had a good game yesterday & did well with Stephen Strasburg in his last start so starting today over Jose Lobaton.
Washington Nationals' third baseman Ryan Zimmerman felt soreness in his shoulder on an errant throw in the fourth inning tonight and he left the game two innings later. After the loss to Atlanta, Nats' manager Matt Williams said Zimmerman was dealing with shoulder soreness and would see a doctor. Washington Nationals' Ryan Zimmerman is headed to a doctor after experiencing right shoulder soreness which led to his being lifted from tonight's game in Nationals Park.With two down in the fourth and Justin Upton on second after singling and stealing a base, Atlanta Braves' shortstop Andrelton Simmons hit a sharp grounder to third where Zimmerman fielded the ball on his backhand and made an over-the-top throw to first that sailed slowly over Nats' first baseman Adam LaRoche's head and went all the to wall in foul territory. A run scored on the E:5, and another scored as the inning was extended for Nationals' starter Stephen Strasburg. "He went to his backhand tonight, threw that ball across the infield and felt ...
WASHINGTON — Miami Marlins third baseman Casey McGehee did his best to look on the bright side Thursday.His club had just lost 7-1 to Stephen Strasburg and the Washington Nationals, capping a three-game sweep in which the Marlins were outscored 22-8."The good thing," McGehee pointed out, "is ... we're sitting here at 5-5. It's not like we're 1-9."Yes, for a team that lost an NL-high 100 games last season, a .500 record sure does sound pretty good."We all wish we had a little bit better showing here," Marlins manager Mike Redmond said. "But we know we can play against these guys."Still, bothered by the shadows creeping across the diamond during a game that began at the unusual time of 4:05 p.m., Marlins hitters wound up tying a franchise record by striking out 17 times in all, 12 against Strasburg."It was kind of tough to see out there," said Miami's Derek Dietrich, who went 0 for 3 with one strikeout.Strasburg went 6 2-3 innings on a day Washington really needed to rest its relievers, and Jayson Werth a ...
Bryce Harper is slumping. Stephen Strasburg couldn't get out of the fifth inning. Ryan Zimmerman couldn't finish the game because of a sore shoulder.
Braves lineup for tonight's game vs the Nats with Stephen Strasburg on the mound. Ryan Doumit is getting his first start as a Brave behind the plate tonight. Glad to see Doumit in the lineup for the Braves but I would like to see Evan Gattis in the lineup to see if he could do what he did last year against Strasburg: hitting a 95+MPH fastball that was head-high out of the park. 1. Jason Heyward RF 2. BJ Upton CF 3. Freddie Freeman 1B 4. Chris Johnson 3B 5. Justin Upton LF 6. Dan Uggla 2B 7. Ryan Doumit C 8. Andrelton Simmons SS 9. Julio Teheran P
Likes and dislikes for today's later games: You wouldn't think the Dan Uggla-Stephen Strasburg matchup would be a good one for the Braves' whiff-prone 2B. But quite surprisingly, Uggla is 11-for-27 with 2 HR and 8 RBI v. the Nats' ace. And not so surprisingly, he has struck out 10 times. The lefties -- Freddie Freeman and Jason Heyward -- also have very solid numbers v. Strasburg. Bryce Harper is off to a poor start, with two strikeouts in each of his first four games. But he is 5 for 10 v. Julio Teheran. Leadoff man Denard Span is 7 for 15. I'm always leery of SPs v. the potent Cardinals offense, but Francisco Liriano was lights-out against them last year -- 2 runs in 24 IP. Pedro Alvarez had a big game last night and sets up well vs. Joe Kelly. Be careful with David Price against Texas, as his career ERA is 5+ against them -- albeit much of that damage was done in Arlington, not under the Tropicana Field dome. Alex Rios is 11 for 27, including 6 XBHs v. Price. Meanwhile, Nick Martinez will make his firs ...
Stephen Strasburg (RHP) to start for Washington Nationals at home against Atlanta Braves
While the baseball world might be excited to watch Julio Teheran oppose Stephen Strasburg on S
Braves at Nationals recap 4/4/14. Gattis, Johnson propel Braves to win: Friday afternoon, the Atlanta Braves (3-1) and Washington Nationals met for the first time in 2014 at Nationals Park in historic Washington, DC. The first 4 innings were quiet on both sides of the field, in the 5th the Braves bats came to life scoring one run in the top half of the inning on an Evan Gattis HR his 1st of the season. The Nats were sat down quietly. The Braves were sat down quietly to start the 6th but the Nats got on the board on a Ryan Zimmerman sac fly. In the top of the 8th the Braves got an insurance run from Chris Johnson's sac fly. The Braves finished the game with 2 runs on 6 hits and 0 errors, the Nationals scored 1 run on 8 hits and 0 errors. Game 2 of the 3 game series is tomorrow night April 5th, 2014 at Nationals Park in Washington, DC. Tomorrow's starting pitchers are: Atlanta~ RHP Julio Teheran (0-1 3.00 ERA) at Washington~ RHP Stephen Strasburg (0.00 6.00 ERA) Game time: 6:05pm. CT
Justin Verlander or Felix Hernandez with Stephen Strasburg and Jordan Zimmerman moving up there
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