It had been over a year since Washington Nationals top prospect Stephen Strasburg had pitched before he took the mound against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday. In five innings and 56 pitches, Strasburg reminded us why he was the No. 1 pick in 2009 and one of the most hyped pitching prospects in years. Strasburg, who has drawn comparisons to a young Nolan Ryan given his propensity to hit 100 mph on the gun and throw 90 mph change-ups (that's not an exaggeration), blew through the Dodgers in his first major league outing since undergoing Tommy John Surgery last season.
Washington Nationals top prospect Stephen Strasburg pitched five strong innings today allowing only one hit. The righty struck out six and walked only one batter. So far on the season for AA-Harrisburg he has pitched 12.1 innings, a... Read Post
The Washington National’s Stephen Strasburg struck out six in three innings of preseason baseball yesterday against the New York Mets. A game that was called in the tenth inning as a 4-4 tie was overwhelmed with great young pitching... Read Post