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Is Stephen Strasburg Worth a True 'Destroy the Farm' Trade Package?

The question isn't whether anyone wants Stephen Strasburg. Everyone wants a 26-year-old budding ace who just led the National League in strikeouts. The question is whether anyone will pay what it takes to get him. Make no mistake: it'll...Show More Summary

Ian Desmond Is Big Steal Waiting to Be Had on MLB Trade Market

For all that's been made about a possible trade of pitchers Jordan Zimmermann and Stephen Strasburg, it's another Washington Nationals player that has a chance to be the steal of the offseason. That man is All-Star shortstop Ian Desmond. The...Show More Summary

Stephen Strasburg Trade Rumors: Six Potential Destinations for the Nationals Ace

last monthSports : The Big Lead

Nationals ace would be in demand if the team actually decides to trade him.

Detroit Tigers Still American League Favorites Without Max Scherzer

The Detroit Tigers have lost their ace. Mr. Scherzer is going to Washington, where he’ll reportedly earn a massive amount of cash, per Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, pitching alongside the likes of Stephen Strasburg and fellow former Tiger Doug Fister. The Tigers already had a contingency plan in place should Scherzer end up departing—David Price. Show More Summary

Nationals Should Not Trade Stephen Strasburg, but It Would Not Cripple Franchise

Without hyperbole or hesitation, one can reasonably say the Washington Nationals, on paper, have constructed one of the best starting rotations in baseball history. Washington’s signing of Max Scherzer gives it a rotation that goes six deep, all of them currently qualified or previously capable of sitting at or near the top of it. Show More Summary

Top Potential Stephen Strasburg Trade Suitors, Prospect Packages

The Washington Nationals, already one of the deepest pitching teams in baseball, made a splash late Sunday night when they inked right-hander Max Scherzer to a massive free-agent deal. The question now is, will the Nationals keep what...Show More Summary

Nats Can Win Big in 2015 If They Keep Scherzer-Zimmermann-Strasburg Trio

Wow, the old days when the Washington Nationals shut down Stephen Strasburg early and had him watch the playoffs from underneath a hoodie in the dugout seem kind of quaint now, don't they? These days, fans at Nationals Park aren't exactly...Show More Summary

On Baseball: Nationals Place Early Bet That Aces Will Bring October Success

last monthSports / Baseball : Bats

The Nationals’ deal with Max Scherzer, the richest for a right-handed pitcher, gives them a rotation of Scherzer, Stephen Strasburg, Jordan Zimmermann, Doug Fister and Gio Gonzalez.

CBS Sports reports that Max Scherzer and the Nationals have agreed to a seven-year deal.

last monthSports : Deadspin

CBS Sports reports that Max Scherzer and the Nationals have agreed to a seven-year deal. He'll join a rotation that includes Stephen Strasburg, Jordan Zimmermann, Doug Fister, Gio Gonzalez, and Tanner Roark. But just ask the Tigers: the best rotation doesn't guarantee anything. Read more...

Stephen Strasburg Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz, Speculation on Nationals Star

If the Washington Nationals sign free agent Max Scherzer —CBS Sports' Jon Heyman reported the sides are discussing a seven-year deal —then they are going to have a wealth of riches in the starting rotation. That means Stephen Strasburg could potentially be expendable, per Fox Sports' Jon Morosi: Still only 26 years old, the former No. Show More Summary

MLB salary arbitration roundup: David Price, Jeff Samardzija among pitchers to cash in

It paid to be a pitcher on Friday, with baseball's hurlers the highest earners on deadline day to exchange figures for salary arbitration. David Price, Jeff Samardzija and Stephen Strasburg were among the several players to reach a settlement...Show More Summary

Stephen Strasburg, Nationals Agree to New Contract: Latest Details, Comments

The Washington Nationals and Stephen Strasburg reached an agreement on a one-year deal to avoid arbitration. The ace will earn more than $7 million in 2015. The team confirmed a deal was in place: William Ladson of provided the details: Strasburg was never in danger of leaving the nation's capital, of course. Show More Summary

Stephen Strasburg avoids arbitration with Nationals, signs for $7.4 million

Starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg and the Washington Nationals avoided arbitration Friday after agreeing to a one-year, $7.4 million deal, per William Ladson of Strasburg finished 2014 with a 3.14 ERA and 2.94 FIP, settingShow More Summary

Giants vs. Nationals live stream: Start time, TV schedule and starting pitchers for 2014 NLDS Game 2

Jordan Zimmermann isn't worrying about much as he prepares for Saturday's NLDS Game 2 against Tim Hudson and the San Francisco Giants in Nationals Park. After letting a solid start from Stephen Strasburg go to waste, the Nationals are hoping to live up to their NL-best record with No. Show More Summary

MLB Playoffs 2014: TV Schedule, Live Stream, Bracket Predictions for Day 3

A riveting second day of the 2014 MLB playoffs saw both National League Division Series commence. The Washington Nationals and San Francisco Giants went toe-to-toe, as Jake Peavy defeated Stephen Strasburg in a pitchers' duel. On the other side of the coin, the St. Show More Summary

Jake Peavy pitches Giants past Nationals to take 1-0 NLDS lead

Jake Peavy took a no-hitter into the fifth inning to outpitch playoff rookie Stephen Strasburg, and the San Francisco Giants won their ninth consecutive postseason game by beating the Washington Nationals 3-2 on Friday in an NL Division Series opener.

Peavy, Giants Edge Strasburg, Nats in NLDS Opener

5 months agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Never much of a postseason performer, Jake Peavy sure outpitched Stephen Strasburg in the former No. 1 pick's playoff debut.

Rejuvenated Jake Peavy kissed by Divine Providence, beats Stephen Strasburg, Nationals

The battered former Cy Young winner dominates the Nationals, the Giants survive a late-inning scare, and the series underdog comes out on top in Game 1 of the NLDS. There are so many clichés that begin with "baseball is," little aphoristic sayings that attempt to boil down a game as multifaceted as all of human existence into a single pitchy thought. Show More Summary

Nationals, Giants release lineups for NLDS Game 1

Jake Peavy takes on Stephen Strasburg as the Wild Card round winners head to Washington. The NLDS kicks off on Friday afternoon with Game 1 between the visiting San Francisco Giants and the Washington Nationals. Jake Peavy, acquiredShow More Summary

Nationals vs. Giants: Keys for Each Team to Win NLDS Game 1

Pitching, pitching and more pitching will headline the 2014 National League Division Series between the Washington Nationals and San Francisco Giants. Stephen Strasburg will toe the rubber for the Nationals in Game 1. Jake Peavy will be on the hill for the Giants. Show More Summary

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