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
Stephen Strasburg struck out 11 in seven innings Wednesday night as the Washington Nationals kept the Philadelphia Phillies' bats quiet yet again, winning 8-4 in a rain-interrupted game.
Ian Desmond keyed a 15-hit attack with a three-run homer, Stephen Strasburg pitched six solid innings and the Washington Nationals defeated the Texas Rangers 9-2 on Friday night.
W+K New York called on the services of Stephen Strasburg for the latest in their "This is SportsCenter" series and the Washington Nationals ace doesn't disappoint. In the 30-second spot, "Frozen Lunch," SportsCenter host Bram Weinstein angrily searches the break room for his Lean Cuisine while Strasburg ices his arm. Show More Summary
Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg is featured in the newest "This is SportsCenter" ad for ESPN. Strasburg shows off his acting chops when Bram Weinstein's Lean Cuisine goes missing in the break room. [ESPN, h/t The Washington Post] Read more MLB news on BleacherReport.com
Bronson Arroyo scattered seven hits in his 16th career complete game and also singled twice off Stephen Strasburg, leading the Arizona Diamondbacks over the Washington Nationals 3-1 Tuesday night.
The Washington Nationals are 20-9 in Stephen Strasburg's last 29 starts as a road favorite, which is important to consider when making your MLB picks Tuesday, as they take on the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field. Sports bettors will...Show More Summary
The Nationals have seen enough, in 83 major league starts, from Stephen Strasburg to understand how few peers can match his mastery of three exceptional pitches.
Stephen Strasburg recovered from another rough first inning to pitch into the eighth, Wilson Ramos produced a go-ahead sacrifice fly in his first game since opening day, and the Washington Nationals edged the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 Wednesday.
It started off like it would be a wild game, filled with the unexpected. Washington Nationals ace Stephen Strasburg and the Dodgers’ undefeated Dan Haren were all over the plate. Both pitchers gave up a pair of first-inning runs. Command was a rumor. Only then came an unlikely string of...
A solid night for starting pitchers, even if the Dodgers sent starter Ryu to the disabled list, and Cliff Lee sent Stephen Strasburg to first base with a free pass. Nifty pitching was the theme of the day Saturday as the Marlins' Tom Koehler, the Brewers' Wily Peralta and the Rays' David Price were all lights-out for their respective teams. Show More Summary
Bryce Harper drove in a career-high four runs before leaving the game, and Stephen Strasburg pitched seven scoreless innings as the Washington Nationals defeated the San Diego Padres 11-1 on Friday night.
With players like longtime franchise cornerstone Ryan Zimmerman, veteran outfielder Jayson Werth, emerging leader Ian Desmond, and highly touted young stars Bryce Harper and Stephen Strasburg all in the fold, it has become difficultShow More Summary