Stephen Strasburg RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • Nationals activate Stephen Strasburg for Saturday start

    Washington Post "The Nationals officially activated Stephen Strasburg from the 10-day disabled list, and the right-hander will make his return Saturday against the Padres at Petco Park. Strasburg took Max Scherzer’s spot on the roster after he was placed on the disabled list Friday with neck inflammation. No other..." August 19

  • Stephen Strasburg expected to make next start for Nats

    Larry Brown Sports "All appears to be good on the Stephen Strasburg injury front, at least for now. The Washington Nationals ace is expected to make his next scheduled start for the team despite leaving his Sunday start with forearm discomfort." July 25

  • Stephen Strasburg exits start with apparent injury

    Fanrag Sports "No, it’s not a “hug watch,” but Stephen Strasburg did leave the Washington Nationals-Arizona Diamondbacks game on Sunday early with an apparent injury. Washington’s scheduled starter threw two scoreless innings, but not without some scares along the way. He induced a Chris Owings flyout with..." July 23

  • Stephen Strasburg ties Kerry Wood for most Ks through 1000 innings

    Fanrag Sports "What appeared to be a normal, inning-ending groundout on Wednesday during the Nationals-Dodgers game meant a little more for starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg. He worked through his 1,000th inning by getting Cody Bellinger to ground out in the bottom of the second, and Strasburg’s 1,166 career..." June 08