Strasburg, placed on the 15-day disabled list Sunday, tossed a bullpen session Tuesday.
Giolito will arrive from Class AA Harrisburg to start in place of injured right-hander Stephen Strasburg.
Right-hander Stephen Strasburg was put on the 15-day disabled list by the Washington Nationals because of an upper-back strain. The move is retroactive to June 16. The team said a corresponding roster move wouldn't be made until Monday, when the Nationals open a three-game series at home against...
Tanner Roark pitched seven shutout innings in place of injured ace Stephen Strasburg, and the Washington Nationals ended a seven-game losing streak with a 3-2 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday.
With Strasburg headed back to the disabled list, Washington will make corresponding roster move on Monday.
The right-hander is still recovering from having two ribs popped back into place earlier in the week. Tanner Roark will start the series finale in Milwaukee.
Strasburg threw a light bullpen Friday in Milwaukee and is feeling healthier after being scratched earlier this week.
Scully apologized for his sore throat after Strasburg was scratched.
The Nationals right-hander was scratched just before Monday's game.
Strasburg misses his start with an upper-back strain, and Dodgers win, 4-1.
The Washington Nationals have scratched unbeaten right-hander Stephen Strasburg with an upper back strain, spoiling his scheduled showdown with Clayton Kershaw.
Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg will not make Monday's start against the Los Angeles Dodgers because of an upper-back strain, per Mark Zuckerman of MASNSports.com. Continue for updates. Petit to Start for Strasburg Monday,...Show More Summary
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A brief history of announcers mistaking the Nats' pitcher for the legendary director.
Jayson Werth singled in the winning run with two outs in the 12th inning, giving the Washington Nationals a 5-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday long after starters Stephen Strasburg and Jason Hammel dueled to a scintillating draw.
Stephen Strasburg will take the mound as the Nationals try to clinch a series win.
Infield trio of Murphy, Espinosa and Drew power rally from early four-run deficit.
Stephen Strasburg struck out 10 and won his 13th straight decision despite a rocky beginning, and the Washington Nationals rallied from a four-run deficit to beat the Philadelphia Phillies 9-6 on Friday night.
Right-hander is removed in sixth with apparent leg injury before Reds rally in eighth.
Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg exited Saturday's game against the Cincinnati Reds after suffering an apparent calf injury, per Joe Kay of the Associated Press. Continue for updates. Strasburg Exits in 6th Inning...Show More Summary