Stephen Strasburg pitched into the eighth inning and Jayson Werth hit his second home run in two nights to lead the Washington Nationals past the Seattle Mariners 3-1 on Saturday.
Though he gave up five runs and lasted just four innings, Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg recorded his 200th strikeout of the season during Sunday's 14-6 win over the San Francisco Giants. He entered Sunday's contest with 198 strikeouts, looking to hit 200 for the first time in his career. Show More Summary
Stephen Strasburg's warmup session came to an abrupt halt yesterday when a girl involved in the Nats' pregame ceremonies chose to run right between the pitcher's mound and home plate. Wheee! Read more...
Don't do that. This was almost really, really bad. And then it became really, really funny! Don't sleep on Angry Dad. He's almost certainly the best part of the clip. The next batter Stephen Strasburg faced hit a home run, which is probably a coincidence. The Giants should still give her a signed jersey, just in case.
The Washington Nationals are feeling it. On Thursday night, the Nationals completed a three-game road sweep of the New York Mets, winning 4-1 behind a dominant start from Stephen Strasburg and home runs from Adam LaRoche and Bryce Harper. The...Show More Summary
Stephen Strasburg dominated the Mets over seven innings, allowing one unearned run in seven innings, while the Mets told Matt Harvey to “back off” his rehabilitation pace.
Stephen Strasburg bounced back from a poor start to pitch seven efficient innings, Bryce Harper and Adam LaRoche each hit a two-run homer, and the Washington Nationals beat the New York Mets 4-1 Thursday night to set a franchise record with their 11th consecutive win on the road against one team.
Things were looking up for Stephen Strasburg headed into his start on Friday night against the Atlanta Braves. At least that’s how it seemed. After posting a 3.18 ERA with 44 strikeouts over 39.2 innings in July, Strasburg kicked off...Show More Summary
Justin Upton and Freddie Freeman hit two of Atlanta's four homers off Stephen Strasburg, and the Atlanta Braves snapped an eight-game losing streak with a 7-6 victory over the Washington Nationals on Friday night.
It seems silly to claim that the Washington Nationals, despite being 60-49 and in first place in the NL East, have been a bit disappointing for a second straight season. But considering the amount of talent on the roster and their inability...Show More Summary
Stephen Strasburg struck out 10 while pitching three-hit ball for seven innings, earning his first win in a month as the Washington Nationals beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-0 Sunday.
Henderson Alvarez outdueled Stephen Strasburg and the surging Miami Marlins beat the Washington Nationals 3-0 Tuesday night for their sixth straight victory.
Stephen Strasburg bounced back from his worst outing of the season with 7 2-3 strong innings, and Jayson Werth had two doubles and three RBIs in the Washington Nationals' 7-1 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday night.
The death of Padres star and Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn is causing a new awareness of the dangers of smokeless tobacco. Addison Reed and Stephen Strasburg, two former San Diego State players now competing in the major leagues, both have announced that they are giving up the habit. Show More Summary
Washington Nationals superstar Stephen Strasburg said he would quit dipping after Tony Gwynn, the legendary Padres superstar who coached him at San Diego State, died last week so he can stay around for his daughter. "I think it's a disgusting habit, looking back on it," he told MLB.com. Show More Summary
There's at least one positive coming out of the horrible news from last week. Tony Gwynn passed away last week after a fight with salivary cancer. While there's no way to prove definitively that his cancer was due to a lifetime of chewing tobacco, it seems extraordinarily likely. Show More Summary
Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg is quitting smokeless tobacco for his daughter. Strasburg, like Diamondbacks closer Addison Reed, played for Tony Gwynn at San Diego State, but Strasburg says he started using smokeless tobacco before college. [ESPN] Read more...
Matt Adams hit the go-ahead home run for the second straight game, connecting off Stephen Strasburg in St. Louis' three-run seventh inning, and the Cardinals beat the Washington Nationals 4-1 on Saturday night.
Ian Desmond had a career-high five RBIs and Stephen Strasburg won his third straight decision for the Washington Nationals in their 9-2 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Monday night.
The draft is back on MLB.com and MLB Network this year, with coverage of every pick for all 40 possible rounds. With stars like Stephen Strasburg and Bryce Harper headlining recent MLB drafts, what was once the domain of baseball's nerdiest...Show More Summary