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.
After three straight walk-offs, the Washington Nationals went for a cakewalk instead, scoring six runs in the third inning Tuesday night as they ran their winning streak to eight games with an 8-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Doug Fister describes the secret behind his incredibly consistent play this season, offers advice for Stephen Strasburg, and gives up the Nats’ ultimate lofty goal for the year.
Stephen Strasburg can’t explain why he has struggled on the road this season.
Even though Washington Nationals were on the wrong end of the result, it was a positive outing for Stephen Strasburg.
Washington Nationals starter Stephen Strasburg (6-6) was tagged for eight hits and seven runs in 4 2/3 innings.