Stephen Strasburg RUMORS & NEWS

  • Nats' Strasburg to rethink All-Star appearances due to injury concerns

    Masn "Stephen Strasburg quieted his critics last season, his seven shutout innings in the Nationals’ Game 4 of the National League Division Series victory capping a workmanlike season that saw the right-hander take the ball from opening day until final outing, the dominant start-to-finish season that..." December 17

  • Report: Stephen Strasburg 'Declines' Game 4 Start Due to Illness

    SI "With his team down 2-1 to the Cubs in the National League Division Series, Nationals starter Stephen Strasburg declined the opportunity to start Game 4 because of an illness, reports USA Today's Bob Nightengale. Tanner Roark was scheduled to start against in Game 4 on Tuesday, but the game was..." October 11

  • Nationals announce NLDS starters behind Stephen Strasburg

    Fanrag Sports "Washington Nationals manager Dusty Baker announced on Friday that left-handed pitcher Gio Gonzalez will get the nod for Game 2 of the NLDS against the Chicago Cubs while right-hander Max Scherzer will toe the rubber for Game 3. FanRag Sports own Jon Heyman reported earlier in the week that..." October 06

  • Strasburg to start Game 1 of NLDS for Nationals vs. Cubs

    USA Today "Stephen Strasburg will start Game 1 of the NL Division Series for the Washington Nationals against the Chicago Cubs on Friday night. Manager Dusty Baker named Strasburg his Game 1 starter before his team's workout Thursday. He says the Nationals haven't decided about Games 2 or 3. Baker says..." October 05

  • Stephen Strasburg sets Nationals record with 26 consecutive scoreless innings

    Hardball Talk "Nationals starter Stephen Strasburg hurled six scoreless innings against the Marlins in Monday night’s 2-1 victory, running his consecutive scoreless innings streak up to 26. That’s a new Nationals record. Strasburg tossed a shutout against the Marlins last Wednesday and blanked the Astros over..." September 06

  • A.J. Cole to start Monday over Stephen Strasburg, but Nats must put someone on DL

    ESPN "Washington Nationals manager Dusty Baker said he plans to shuffle the team's pitching rotation heading into Monday's game against the Miami Marlins. Baker said the team will insert A.J. Cole into the rotation and start him on Monday, replacing scheduled starter Stephen Strasburg in the series..." September 04