Stephen Strasburg RUMORS & NEWS

  • How 10 big offseason acquisitions are faring "Of all the things in this world that feel like they happened decades ago but actually went down just a few months ago -- and there are a lot of things like that -- Major League Baseball’s 2019 Hot Stove is very much one of them. Remember how fevered the rush was when all those big..." September 03

  • Stephen Strasburg Undergoes Carpal Tunnel Surgery "Stephen Strasburg underwent surgery to alleviate carpal tunnel syndrome in his right hand Wednesday, Nationals manager Dave Martinez tells reporters (Twitter link via Todd Dybas of NBC Sports Washington). Surgery was already known to be in store for Strasburg, who was placed on the..." August 27

  • Mike Rizzo confident Stephen Strasburg will return for 2021 at full health

    Masn "Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo is disappointed that Stephen Strasburg is out for the season, but feels that taking care of his hand injury now with surgery will allow the right-hander to be back to 100 percent in time for the 2021 season. “We feel that..." August 24

  • Nationals' Stephen Strasburg to Undergo Season-Ending Surgery on Wrist Injury

    Bleacher Report "Washington Nationals manager Dave Martinez said Saturday that starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg will undergo surgery next week, according to Mark Zuckerman of MASN Sports. Strasburg, who has been on the 10-day injured list since Aug. 15, has carpal tunnel..." August 22

  • Nationals' Stephen Strasburg Hand Injury Diagnosed as Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    Bleacher Report "Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg was reportedly diagnosed with carpal tunnel syndrome. Mark Zuckerman of MASN Sports reported the news, noting manager Davey Martinez said surgery is a possibility after the right-hander saw a hand..." August 21

  • Nationals To Place Stephen Strasburg On IL

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Nationals will place Stephen Strasburg on the injured list, per MLB Insider Jon Heyman. Strasburg’s still dealing with nerve irritation, according to manager Dave Martinez (via Jesse Dougherty of the Washington Post). The diagnosis appears to be carpal..." August 15

  • Stephen Strasburg exits in 1st inning vs. O's "Stephen Strasburg missed his first two starts this season with a nerve issue in his right hand, but the three-time All-Star felt confident heading into Friday night’s outing against the Orioles. “Based on our conversation with him, he feels like he could work through..." August 14

  • Concern for Stephen Strasburg’s hand; Will Harris likely back tomorrow

    Masn "Nationals manager Davey Martinez said Stephen Strasburg has still got some tingling in his hand, something the right-hander reported feeling again after his last start Sunday afternoon at Nats Park against the Orioles. “I was a little bit concerned,”..." August 13

  • Stephen Strasburg will start for Nationals Sunday against Orioles

    NBC Sports Washington "Davey Martinez said Friday that Stephen Strasburg will start Sunday against the Baltimore Orioles. Strasburg has yet to pitch this season because of a right wrist impingement which led to a nerve problem in his right hand. He missed his first start, slated for the second game of the..." August 07

  • Stephen Strasburg scratched from Thursday’s start due to nerve irritation

    Hardball Talk "Jesse Dougherty of The Washington Post reports that Nationals starter Stephen Strasburg will not start on Thursday due to ongoing nerve irritation in his right hand. It’s the second scheduled start of the 2020 regular season that Strasburg has missed. Erick Fedde will start..." July 30

  • Stephen Strasburg scratched with right hand issue "Nationals star right-hander Stephen Strasburg was scratched from his first start of the 2020 season on Saturday night because of a nerve issue in his right hand, manager Dave Martinez said. Righty Erick Fedde will start in place of Strasburg against the Yankees at Nationals..." July 25

  • Stephen Strasburg: Nationals' protocol-heavy trip to Baltimore 'intense'

    NBC Sports Washington "Stephen Strasburg yanked some curveballs and spiked others. His fastball spent most of the night at a leisurely 92 mph. He poured sweat everywhere on a 97-degree evening in Camden Yards to wrap up his exhibition work. Strasburg will be back on the mound in five days when the Nationals..." July 21

  • Why Nationals aces Max Scherzer, Stephen Strasburg and Patrick Corbin face steep climb in shortened season

    CBS Sports "The Washington Nationals enter this unprecedented 2020 season as the defending World Series champions.  On a team that rode its starting pitchers especially hard in the postseason, normally that proposition would come with a likely downtick in production from said..." July 19

  • Stephen Strasburg's Name Misspelled On Nationals W.S. Ring Box

    TMZ "The 2019 World Series MVP ... Stephen Strausberg?!?! The Nationals superstar says his name was comically misspelled on the World Series ring box he received Thursday ... but fortunately, Strasburg told reporters the team at least got it right on the ring..." July 09

  • The Extension That Kept The Future World Series MVP In D.C.

    MLB Trade Rumors "Four years ago today, the Nationals made a franchise-altering decision. The club and Stephen Strasburg agreed on a seven-year, $175MM extension (with deferrals that lowered its present value) on May 10, 2016. The deal kept the then-27-year-old from hitting free agency that..." May 10