Stephen Strasburg RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

    MLB.com "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

  • Washington Nationals all-time team: Expos greats Tim Raines, Gary Carter in lineup

    CBS Sports "In an effort to avoid going stir crazy with MLB and every other major sports league shut down during the coronavirus pandemic, I've decided to take a look at the best of the best for each baseball franchise. We're going to have a 30-day series creating an all-time team for each MLB..." April 07