BOSTON — In the bottom of the third inning of Tuesday night’s game at Fenway Park, David Ortiz, the iconic embodiment of the Boston Red Sox, dug in to face Stephen Strasburg, the Washington Nationals’ would-be ace of a right-hander. Strasburg started Ortiz with a curveball, and Ortiz studied it, a called strike. Show More Summary
Stephen Strasburg continues to struggle.The 26-year-old gave up five runs in 5.1 innings to the Boston Red Sox in what was supposed to be a bounce-back effort after allowing six runs (three unearned) to the New York Mets in his debut.Read full article >>
The Nationals are back at it with a strange 6:05 p.m. start at Fenway Park. Stephen Strasburg will oppose fellow San Diego State product Justin Masterson, his first start since a less-than-stellar season debut against the Mets last Thursday.Read full article >>
The Nationals will try to steady themselves Tuesday night against right-hander Justin Masterson, and will turn to Stephen Strasburg to do so. Strasburg endured some ups and downs in his last outing, a loss to Matt Harvey in which a few tough bounces and defensive mishaps doomed him. Show More Summary
Entering the 2015 season, the Washington Nationals were one of the few sure bets in baseball, a near-consensus choice to run away with the National League East and a popular World Series pick. One week in, none of those hopes have been dashed. Show More Summary
The pitching showdown of the young season did not become so in the New York Mets’ 6-3 win over the Washington Nationals on Thursday afternoon because Matt Harvey dominated and Stephen Strasburg did not. Read full article >>
Matt Harvey was dynamic in his return from Tommy John surgery, outpitching Stephen Strasburg with six scoreless innings, regularly reaching 97 mph and striking out nine to lead the New York Mets past the Washington Nationals 6-3 Thursday.
In his first regular-season start since Aug. 24, 2013, New York Mets ace Matt Harvey outdueled Stephen Strasburg and the Washington Nationals Thursday at Nationals Park. Harvey, who was on a pitch count, cruised through six innings and exited with a 6-0 lead. Show More Summary
The best pitching matchup of the season so far may take place Thursday afternoon at Nationals Park. Mets’ ace Matt Harvey, who has not pitched in nearly 20 months, will make his post-Tommy John debut against Stephen Strasburg, who tied for the National League lead in strikeouts last season.Read full article >>
The headline story of Thursday afternoon’s series finale is Stephen Strasburg pitching against Mets ace Matt Harvey. It’s Harvey’s first regular-season start in nearly 20 months, his first since Tommy John surgery 18 months ago. Below...Show More Summary
Thursday morning's baseball includes a joint baseball holiday, Minor League Baseball's Opening Day, and the importance of rest over a long season. Subscribe for your daily Say Hey! Listen, we know it's tough to catch up on everything happening in the baseball world each morning. Show More Summary
Max Scherzer may have been the Nationals opening day starter, but Stephen Strasburg will be their best pitcher this season.The 26-year-old right-handed pitcher went 14-11 with a 3.14 ERA and led the league in strikeouts (242) in 2014. However, that ERA is not indicative of how well he pitched last season.Read full article >>
WASHINGTON—With Major League Baseball at risk of losing fans due to the sport’s increasingly slow and lethargic pace, Washington Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg reportedly urged pitchers across the league Monday to shorten games by in...
Stephen Strasburg gave up one run in 5 1-3 innings and the Washington Nationals beat the New York Yankees 8-2 Friday in the final spring training game in Florida for both teams.
VIERA, Fla. — San Diego is heaven. Beaches, sun, good Mexican food, beautiful golf courses. Well, if that’s your thing. And for Stephen Strasburg, it is. So when the Washington Nationals drafted him first overall in 2009 out of San Diego...Show More Summary
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — Stephen Strasburg made his first start since spraining his ankle, allowing four runs on four hits over four innings. He walked two and struck out two. He tossed 70 pitches, only 39 for strikes. Strasburg was solid early but unraveled in the third inning, giving up two home runs in the 10-1 loss to the Mets. Show More Summary
Stephen Strasburg will start for the Washington Nationals in the third game of the season on April 9 in a likely showdown with the Mets’ Matt Harvey.
Curtis Granderson and David Wright hit consecutive home runs off Stephen Strasburg in the bottom of the third inning, leading the Mets to a 10-2 win over the Washington Nationals on Saturday.
JUPITER, Fla. — Stephen Strasburg was in the training room in Space Coast Stadium in Viera on Monday, getting treatment on his twisted ankle before going outside to throw, when Manager Matt Williams came in to talk to him. For the past three seasons, Strasburg has sat atop the Nationals‘ rotation, the starter on opening day. Show More Summary
Former Nationals general manager Jim Bowden picked the Nationals to win the World Series on Monday for the same reason a lot of other pundits have picked — or will pick — Washington to the World Series this season: the Nationals’ rotation is the best in baseball.Read full article >>