Nationals phenom Stephen Strasburg took the next step in his comeback on Sunday, making his first rehab start since Tommy John surgery last September. Strasburg threw 31 pitches for the Class AA Hagerstown Suns, striking out four and giving up one run on just three hits in 1 2/3 innings.
Hagerstown lost to the Greensboro Grasshoppers 5-3 in the first game of a doubleheader.
Strasburg’s fastball topped out at 98 mph. He threw just six balls, with 25 strikes.
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