In the wake of his college coach, mentor and childhood hero, Tony Gwynn’s death, Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg decided to quit smokeless tobacco once and for all.
When Tony Gwynn died, baseball lost a star. Stephen Strasburg lost a former coach — and a man he calls “part of my family.”
For the second straight game, a Washington Nationals starter could have used one do-over. Both times, it was against Matt Adams.
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.
After two months of mediocrity, perhaps the Washington Nationals have turned the page.
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)
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.
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.
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.
Stephen Strasburg endured another rough outing in Miami, allowing six runs and eight hits in four innings.