Stephen Strasburg could be available to pitch in relief Tuesday night, Matt Williams said, with the Nationals facing playoff elimination entering Game 4 of their NLDS matchup against the San Francisco Giants.
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Stephen Strasburg will start Game 1 of the Nationals National League Division Series against the San Francisco Giants, Matt Williams said on Thursday.
Shut down by the Nationals in September 2012 to protect his surgically repaired right elbow, Stephen Strasburg was not allowed to pitch in those playoffs — a decision debated around baseball.
With the Nationals set to begin postseason play Friday, former MLB pitcher CJ Nitkowski points to a bad Stephen Strasburg outing in June while wondering, is he a “legitimate number one?”
For his past six starts, Stephen Strasburg has pitched about as well as anyone could ask. It’s his next outing that everyone will be waiting to see.
Aaron Harang outdueled Stephen Strasburg, Justin Upton drove in three runs and the Atlanta Braves avoided a series sweep in Washington with a 6-2 win over the Nationals on Wednesday.
Washington Nationals manager Matt Williams believes the most important start of Stephen Strasburg’s season came on Saturday night.