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Nationals Clicking at the Right Time to Grab a Firm Hold on NL East Crown

The Washington Nationals are feeling it. On Thursday night, the Nationals completed a three-game road sweep of the New York Mets, winning 4-1 behind a dominant start from Stephen Strasburg and home runs from Adam LaRoche and Bryce Harper. The...Show More Summary

Nationals 4, Mets 1: Strasburg Shuts Down Mets, Who Tell Harvey to Slow Down Comeback

5 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Stephen Strasburg dominated the Mets over seven innings, allowing one unearned run in seven innings, while the Mets told Matt Harvey to “back off” his rehabilitation pace.

Nats Beat Mets 4-1 for 11th Straight Win in Queens

5 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Stephen Strasburg bounced back from a poor start to pitch seven efficient innings, Bryce Harper and Adam LaRoche each hit a two-run homer, and the Washington Nationals beat the New York Mets 4-1 Thursday night to set a franchise record with their 11th consecutive win on the road against one team.

What to Make of Stephen Strasburg's Wildly Inconsistent 2014

Things were looking up for Stephen Strasburg headed into his start on Friday night against the Atlanta Braves. At least that’s how it seemed. After posting a 3.18 ERA with 44 strikeouts over 39.2 innings in July, Strasburg kicked off...Show More Summary

Braves Hit 4 Homers Off Strasburg in 7-6 Win

last weekSports / Baseball : Bats

Justin Upton and Freddie Freeman hit two of Atlanta's four homers off Stephen Strasburg, and the Atlanta Braves snapped an eight-game losing streak with a 7-6 victory over the Washington Nationals on Friday night.

Stephen Strasburg, Bryce Harper Must Match the Hype in 2014 Pennant Race

It seems silly to claim that the Washington Nationals, despite being 60-49 and in first place in the NL East, have been a bit disappointing for a second straight season. But considering the amount of talent on the roster and their inability...Show More Summary

Strasburg Fans 10, National Blank Phils for Split

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Stephen Strasburg struck out 10 while pitching three-hit ball for seven innings, earning his first win in a month as the Washington Nationals beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-0 Sunday.

Alvarez, Marlins Beat Nats for 6th Straight Win

3 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Henderson Alvarez outdueled Stephen Strasburg and the surging Miami Marlins beat the Washington Nationals 3-0 Tuesday night for their sixth straight victory.

Strasburg, Nationals Flatten Rockies 7-1

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Bats

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.

Gwynn's Death Forcing Baseball to Rethink Chew and Dip

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

Stephen Strasburg to Give Up Chewing Tobacco After Tony Gwynn Death

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 Show More Summary

Stephen Strasburg quits chewing tobacco after Tony Gwynn's death

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.

2 months agoSports : Deadspin

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...

Cardinals Beat Strasburg, Nationals 4-1

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Bats

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.

Desmond Has 5 RBIs as Strasburg, Nats Top Giants

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Bats

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.

How to watch 2014 MLB Draft online with live streaming

The draft is back on 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

Strasburg Fans 11; Nationals Top Phillies 8-4

3 months agoSports / Baseball : Bats

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.

Desmond Homers, Nationals Defeat Rangers 9-2

3 months agoSports / Baseball : Bats

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 Taps Strasburg in Latest for SportsCenter

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

Nationals' Stephen Strasburg Featured in New 'This Is SportsCenter' Ad

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

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