Like a lot of people, Curt Schilling had lofty expectations for Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg when the No. 1 pick in the 2009 draft was tearing through the minor leagues during his rookie season.Read full article >>
Stephen Strasburg threw seven strong innings Sunday afternoon, allowing two runs on four hits with nine strikeouts and just one walk. But the most optimistic sign that Strasburg may be able to reclaim the magic from earlier in his career is the reappearance of his change-up, which had been thrown with less frequency before he went on the disabled list.Read full article >>
Stephen Strasburg (5-5) allowed two runs on four hits with one walk and nine strikeouts in his second solid outing since returning from the disabled list.
Stephen Strasburg struck out a season-high nine batters in seven strong innings to lead the Washington Nationals to their eighth straight victory, 3-2 over the Philadelphia Phillies in the first game of a doubleheader on Sunday.
PHILADELPHIA – With a burgeoning list of bruises and few healthy options on the bench, the Nationals entered this weekend ill-equipped for a doubleheader. They were therefore greatly inconvenienced when one became necessary after Saturday’s game was called in the second inning. Show More Summary
Because Stephen Strasburg pitched seven strong innings in game one of Sunday’s doubleheader and the Nationals did not need to tap into long relief options, Tanner Roark will start the second game of today’s doubleheader, and do so with a fairly well-stocked bullpen behind him. Show More Summary
Bryce Harper and Denard Span are back in the Nationals lineup for game one of today’s true doubleheader, one necessitated when yesterday’s game was rained out after one and a half innings. The Nationals will start Stephen Strasburg in game one, and announce their game two starter between games. Show More Summary
The Washington Nationals’ vaunted rotation is finally whole again with the return of Stephen Strasburg on Tuesday night. The right-hander, in his first start after a three-week stint on the disabled list with neck issues, looked as comfortable as he has all season while delivering five scoreless innings in a 3-1 win over the Atlanta Braves.Read full article >>
The super rotation has yet to be to this point in the season. In fact, the only man who has lived up to the hype is the same one who sparked the "super" label in the first place when he agreed to pitch for the Washington Nationals in January. Show More Summary
Stephen Strasburg pitched five shutout innings in his return from the disabled list, Anthony Rendon tied his career-high with four hits and the Washington Nationals defeated the Atlanta Braves 3-1 on Tuesday night.
An off-day came and went, a morning bustled by, and by 3:3o p.m. Tuesday, the Nationals still had not announced a starter for the evening’s series opener against the Braves. Stephen Strasburg seemed likely to return from the 15-day disabled...Show More Summary
The Nationals reinstated Stephen Strasburg from the 15-day disabled list to start Tuesday night against the Braves. He’ll face a Braves lineup without Nationals killer Freddie Freeman, who was placed on the 15-day disabled list.Read full article >>
Here's something for the Washington Nationals to ponder: What if they get Stephen Strasburg back? And not merely in the sense of Strasburg taking the hill again, which is something that's likely to happen soon — possibly on Tuesday,Show More Summary
After an off day Monday, the Nationals will return Tuesday looking to extend a stretch of historically good pitching. Who exactly will be on the mound when the Braves come to town, though, is still a bit of a mystery.Read full article >>
Stephen Strasburg threw a bullpen session on Saturday, which would put him on track to rejoin the Nationals rotation on Tuesday and start against the Braves. Manager Matt Williams said Strasburg, who has already made one rehab start earlier this week, reported no issues with his bullpen session.Read full article >>
Injured starting pitchers Doug Fister and Stephen Strasburg are getting healthy. The streaky Nationals need them. Though neither pitched well through the first two months of the season, it seems neither was entirely healthy. When pitching like themselves, Fister bustles through innings and Strasburg dominates them. If those two are right, they will help.Read full article >>
HARRISBURG, PA. — The little room in which Stephen Strasburg spoke Wednesday afternoon housed a photo of him on the wall, the cover of Sports Illustrated blown up, making the words “National Treasure” pop even more. That was from five years ago, when Strasburg blew into the major leagues, a human gale, each of his starts a headline event.Read full article >>
HARRISBURG, PA. — Washington Nationals officials had one goal for Stephen Strasburg in his initial minor-league rehabilitation outing Wednesday: Get through it in good health. Pitching for the Class AA Harrisburg Senators, StrasburgShow More Summary
Stephen Strasburg will make a rehab start on Wednesday for Class AA Harrisburg and he’ll do it sporting a fresh look. Strasburg shaved the goatee he’s maintained for most of his career sometime last week, as evident in this dugout shot from Wednesday’s game at Yankee Stadium, where facial hair goes to die.Read full article >>
TAMPA — Stephen Strasburg will make a rehab start with Class AA Harrisburg Wednesday, the Senators announced Monday morning. The right-hander has been on the disabled list since May 30, sidelined by what was officially called a strained left trapezius muscle, but what Manager Matt Williams described as back discomfort. Show More Summary