Stephen Strasburg

File photo of Tony Gwynn. (credit: Todd Warshaw  /Allsport)

Strasburg Mourns Death of Idol, Coach Tony Gwynn

When Tony Gwynn died, baseball lost a star. Stephen Strasburg lost a former coach — and a man he calls “part of my family.”

06/17/2014

Trevor Rosenthal #26 of the St. Louis Cardinals celebrates with Yadier Molina #4 as Ryan Zimmerman #11 of the Washington Nationals looks on after a game at Busch Stadium on June 14, 2014 in St. Louis, Missouri.  (credit: Jeff Curry/Getty Images)

Strasburg, Nats Lose 4-1 to Cardinals

For the second straight game, a Washington Nationals starter could have used one do-over. Both times, it was against Matt Adams.

06/15/2014

Ian Desmond of the Washington Nationals hits a bases loaded two-run single in the top of the third inning against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park on June 9, 2014 in San Francisco, Calif. Adam LaRoche and Ryan Zimmerman scored on the single. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Desmond Has 5 RBIs as Strasburg, Nats Top Giants

Desmond had a career-high five RBIs and Stephen Strasburg won his third straight decision for the Nationals in their 9-2 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Monday night.

06/10/2014

Stephen Strasburg pitches in the third inning against the Philadelphia Phillies at Nationals Park on June 4, 2014 in Washington, D.C.  (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Strasburg Fans 11; Nationals Top Phillies

After two months of mediocrity, perhaps the Washington Nationals have turned the page.

06/05/2014

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Watch Stephen Strasburg in New ‘This is SportsCenter’ Ad (Video)

Stephen Strasburg is the star of ESPN’s new ‘This Is SportsCenter’ ad, in which Bram Weinstein complains of someone stealing his ‘Glazed Turkey Tenderloins’ lunch. (VIDEO)

05/19/2014

Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Strasburg Gets Win as Nationals Top Dodgers 3-2

Stephen Strasburg recovered from another rough first inning to pitch into the eighth, Wilson Ramos produced a go-ahead sacrifice fly in his first game since opening day, and the Washington Nationals edged the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 Wednesday.

05/07/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 25:  Stephen Strasburg #37 of the Washington Nationals pitches during the first inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres on April 25th, 2014 at Nationals Park in Washington, DC.  (Photo: Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Strasburg Pitches 7 Scoreless Innings in Nats 11-1 Win

Thanks to their pitching, the San Diego Padres have hovered around the .500 mark despite having the second-lowest batting average in the National League.

04/26/2014

Stephen Strasburg of the Washington Nationals walks off the mound during a game at Marlins Park on April 15, 2014 in Miami, Florida. All uniformed team members are wearing jersey number 42 in honor of Jackie Robinson Day (Credit: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

C.J. Nitkowski: Strasburg’s Struggles ‘A Little Bit Alarming’

Stephen Strasburg has gotten off to a shaky start, and his struggles peaked in a 6-earned-run loss to the Marlins, which was “a little bit alarming,” says former MLB pitcher C.J. Nitkowski.

04/16/2014

Stephen Strasburg walks off the mound during a game at Marlins Park on April 15, 2014 in Miami, Fla. All uniformed team members are wearing jersey number 42 in honor of Jackie Robinson Day. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Marlins Batter Strasburg, Nats To End 8-Game Skid

Stephen Strasburg endured another rough outing in Miami, allowing six runs and eight hits in four innings.

04/15/2014

Stephen Strasburg #37 of the Washington Nationals pitches in the third inning against the Miami Marlins at Nationals Park on April 10, 2014 in Washington, DC. (credit: Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Strasburg, Werth Help Nationals Beat Marlins 7-1

Stephen Strasburg struck out 12 in 6 2-3 innings on a day Washington really needed to rest its relievers, and Jayson Werth and Ian Desmond homered, leading the Nationals past the Miami Marlins 7-1 Thursday for a three-game sweep.

04/10/2014

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