PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — Stephen Strasburg made his first start since spraining his ankle, allowing four runs on four hits over four innings. He walked two and struck out two. He tossed 70 pitches, only 39 for strikes. Strasburg was solid early but unraveled in the third inning, giving up two home runs in the 10-1 loss to the Mets. Show More Summary
Stephen Strasburg will start for the Washington Nationals in the third game of the season on April 9 in a likely showdown with the Mets’ Matt Harvey.
Curtis Granderson and David Wright hit consecutive home runs off Stephen Strasburg in the bottom of the third inning, leading the Mets to a 10-2 win over the Washington Nationals on Saturday.
JUPITER, Fla. — Stephen Strasburg was in the training room in Space Coast Stadium in Viera on Monday, getting treatment on his twisted ankle before going outside to throw, when Manager Matt Williams came in to talk to him. For the past three seasons, Strasburg has sat atop the Nationals‘ rotation, the starter on opening day. Show More Summary
Former Nationals general manager Jim Bowden picked the Nationals to win the World Series on Monday for the same reason a lot of other pundits have picked — or will pick — Washington to the World Series this season: the Nationals’ rotation is the best in baseball.Read full article >>
Max Scherzer will be the opening day starter for the Washington Nationals instead of Stephen Strasburg, who has made the previous three opening day starts.
Max Scherzer will be the Washington Nationals’ starting pitcher on opening day, when they take on the New York Mets on April 6 at Nationals Park. Manager Matt Williams announced the decision Monday; Stephen Strasburg has started the past three opening days for the Nationals.Read full article >>
LAKELAND, Fla. — Under a hot sun at Joker Marchant Stadium, on a spring training afternoon unremarkable other than the fact that Stephen Strasburg and Justin Verlander each pitched a few innings, a quietly special thing happened. As Strasburg took the mound, Tony Gwynn Jr. Show More Summary
LAKELAND, Fla. — Stephen Strasburg threw a light bullpen session — about 20 pitches — on Sunday morning and his recovering left ankle had no problems. Strasburg, who recently twisted his ankle while working out, is expected to throw another session before getting back in a game for a start. Show More Summary
LAKELAND, Fla. — Called up minor league camp for the day, starting prospect A.J. Cole will make a spot start against the Tigers on Sunday here instead of Stephen Strasburg, who rolled his ankle a few days ago while working out. Strasburg is improving and even threw a light bullpen on Sunday in Viera, according to Manager Matt Williams. Show More Summary
VIERA, Fla. — The Nationals’ odd spring of injuries, from minor to nagging to significant, continued on Saturday when Manager Matt Williams announced that Stephen Strasburg will miss his scheduled start Sunday because, according to Williams, Strasburg rolled his left ankle on Friday during conditioning.Read full article >>
The Washington Nationals need Stephen Strasburg as one of the anchors of their deep rotation, but they may not have him for the time being given his latest injury. Continue for updates. Strasburg Suffers Sprained Ankle In Conditioning Saturday,...Show More Summary
Stephen Strasburg struck out five in four scoreless innings to lead the Washington Nationals over the Detroit Tigers and Justin Verlander 6-4 Tuesday.
Stephen Strasburg ran into a little trouble in his first spring start for Washington, allowing five straight batters to reach base Saturday in the Nationals' 6-5 win over the St. Louis Cardinals.
Bryce Harper and Stephen Strasburg are probably the two most highly-touted MLB draft picks of the past decade, but because both of these first-overall selections were taken by the Washington Nationals (Strasburg in ’09 and Harper in ’10), and they’ve remained with the Nats their entire careers, we’ve never had the privilege of seeing them face […]
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