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
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
Nationals ace would be in demand if the team actually decides to trade him.
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
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
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
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
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. 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...
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
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
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 MLB.com provided the details: Strasburg was never in danger of leaving the nation's capital, of course. Show More Summary
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 MLB.com. Strasburg finished 2014 with a 3.14 ERA and 2.94 FIP, settingShow More Summary
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
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 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.
Never much of a postseason performer, Jake Peavy sure outpitched Stephen Strasburg in the former No. 1 pick's playoff debut.
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
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
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