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
The first full day of MLB postseason action sees eight teams and four intriguing pitching matchups take place Friday. In the National League, Stephen Strasburg and the Washington Nationals take on the ever-dangerous San Francisco Giants in Washington, D.C. Show More Summary
After taking care of business in the NL Wild Card game, the Giants send grizzled vet Jake Peavy to the hill in Game 1 of the NLDS opposite a kid who grew up watching him. Stephen Strasburg will make his postseason debut on Friday when...Show More Summary
About a half-hour before game time on the days Stephen Strasburg starts at home for the Washington Nationals, he emerges from the dugout and walks along the right-field line with pitching coach Steve McCatty, hearing cheers from spectators along the way.
Stephen Strasburg took over the league lead in strikeouts and gave up only two hits through six scoreless innings in his final tuneup start ahead of his first postseason, helping the NL East champion Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 5-1 on Saturday.
Stephen Strasburg pitched seven strong innings to help the NL-leading Washington Nationals to a 2-1 win over the Miami Marlins on Sunday for a four-game sweep.
The Nationals moved one step closer to their second NL East title in three seasons. The Nationals moved closer to the NL East title with a 4-2 win over the Braves on Monday night, thanks in part to Stephen Strasburg's dominant performance. Strasburg...Show More Summary
Stephen Strasburg threw seven scoreless innings to end a long run of frustration against Atlanta, and the Nationals beat the struggling Braves 4-2 on Monday night to move to the verge of the NL East title.
Aaron Harang outdueled Stephen Strasburg, Justin Upton drove in three runs and the Atlanta Braves avoided a series sweep in Washington with a 6-2 win over the Nationals on Wednesday.
The Nationals send strikeout master Stephen Strasburg to the mound in their quest to take control of the top spot in the NL. National League strikeout leader Stephen Strasburg will take the hill for the NL East-leading Nationals against the Braves on Wednesday. Strasburg enters the day with 215 punch-outs, two ahead of Reds ace Johnny Cueto. Show More Summary
Stephen Strasburg pitched into the eighth inning and Jayson Werth hit his second home run in two nights to lead the Washington Nationals past the Seattle Mariners 3-1 on Saturday.
Though he gave up five runs and lasted just four innings, Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg recorded his 200th strikeout of the season during Sunday's 14-6 win over the San Francisco Giants. He entered Sunday's contest with 198 strikeouts, looking to hit 200 for the first time in his career. Show More Summary
Stephen Strasburg's warmup session came to an abrupt halt yesterday when a girl involved in the Nats' pregame ceremonies chose to run right between the pitcher's mound and home plate. Wheee! Read more...
Don't do that. This was almost really, really bad. And then it became really, really funny! Don't sleep on Angry Dad. He's almost certainly the best part of the clip. The next batter Stephen Strasburg faced hit a home run, which is probably a coincidence. The Giants should still give her a signed jersey, just in case.