The two homegrown stars, around whom health concerns swirled all season, seem likely to be good to go for spring training — barring anything unforeseen.
Strasburg was supposed to throw 35 pitches, but fell a few short.
The right-hander continues to progress, keeping his chances of a postseason return alive.
The Washington Nationals and Los Angeles Dodgers continue their National League Division Series with a pair of unheralded pitchers starting Game 2 on Saturday after solid seasons. On a staff with Max Scherzer and Stephen Strasburg, Tanner...Show More Summary
Strasburg hopes to join the Nationals should they advance past the Dodgers.
Stan Kasten once ran the Nationals. Now he co-owns the Dodgers.
Back in 2012, the Washington Nationals drew all sorts of attention — and criticism — for deciding to shut down Stephen Strasburg ahead of the playoffs to protect his surgically repaired right elbow.
If the Nationals beat the Dodgers to advance, it would be crazy to ask the right-hander to make his first start since Sept. 7 in the National League Championship Series -- wouldn't it?
Ramos is out for the year with a torn ACL, while Strasburg isn’t expected to be ready because of an elbow injury.
The Nationals ace played still hasn't thrown off a mound with the NLDS set to start in 10 days.
Strasburg hasn't thrown off a mound since straining the flexor mass in his right elbow Sept. 7.
The team's most productive hitter injured his leg Sept. 17 in Atlanta, and has not started since.
The bright spots for the Nats: Stephen Strasburg plays catch before the game, and Trea Turner homers twice once it starts.
Strasburg suffered a strained flexor mass on Sept. 7.
Filling in for Stephen Strasburg, veteran leaves with an injury in fifth as Washington reduces its magic number to nine.
The right-hander called his diagnosis as good as it could get, but still does not know when he might return.
Stephen Strasburg isn't sure whether he will pitch again this season.
In a vacuum, news that Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg has strained the flexor mass in his right elbow might seem like a gut punch to the team's hopes of winning the World Series. Strasburg is, after all, a former No. Show More Summary
Joe Ross might be back soon, but that does not solve everything for these Nationals.
After dodging a second Tommy John surgery, Stephen Strasburg and the team now play a waiting game.