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STRASBURG’S WORK LOAD LINED OUT

STRASBURG’S WORK LOAD LINED OUT

The Washington Nationals have released the schedule they have for uber-prospect P Stephen Strasburg as the major league season plays out over the next several weeks. Strasburg, the top overall pick in the 2009 First Year Player Draft, is comebacking from Tommy John surgery and had a succesful five-inning return to the majors on September […]

STRASBURG SHARP OVER 5 IP

STRASBURG SHARP OVER 5 IP

Stephen Strasburg made his return to the majors Tuesday night with five sharp innings vs. the Dodgers. In cold and windy conditions, Strasburg threw 56 pitches, 40 for strikes and struck out four with no walks and two hits allowed. He left with a 3-0 lead but the Dodgers came back to win the game […]

STRASBURG TO START FOR NATS TUESDAY

STRASBURG TO START FOR NATS TUESDAY

Stephen Strasburg will make it back to the bigs with a start against the Dodgers on Tuesday night, Bill Ladson of MLB.com is reporting. The top overall pick in the 2009 First-Year Player Draft is coming back from Tommy John surgery and was solid in his last start at AAA Syracuse Saturday. The Nationals have […]

INJURED HARPER LIKELY TO BE SHUT DOWN

INJURED HARPER LIKELY TO BE SHUT DOWN

Washington Nationals top prospect Bryce Harper suffered a strained right hamstring in a AA game Thursday and it appears he may be shut down for the final couple of weeks of the minor league season. Harper may see action in the Arizona Fall League, depending on the severity of the injury. The first overall pick […]

STRASBURG HAS ROUGH A OUTING

STRASBURG HAS ROUGH A OUTING

After two very encouraging rehab starts, rehabbing Stephen Strasburg struggled over 1 2/3 innings in his third outing Thursday. Pitching for class-A Hagerstown, the right-hander coming back from Tommy John surgery threw¬†49 pitches, 29 for strikes, and gave up five earned runs. A long first inning, 32 pitches, ate into his pre-set limit of 50. […]

REHAB START GOES WELL FOR STRASBURG

REHAB START GOES WELL FOR STRASBURG

Washington Nationals’ phenom Stephen Strasburg returned to the mound in an A-league game today, going 1 2/3 innings with 1 ER (a homer) and four strikeouts. Strasburg threw 31 pitches with¬†25 strikes and only six balls, showing the sharpness that was on display until the injury that required Tommy John surgery occured almost exactly a […]

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