Stories tagged: stephen strasburg
Wed., March 4, 2020
It is clear what World Series MVP Stephen Strasburg and three-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer can do for Washington when they’re on the mound
Mon., Dec. 9, 2019
World Series MVP Stephen Strasburg is staying with the Washington Nationals.
Thu., Oct. 31, 2019
The shutdown that shook baseball paid off for Stephen Strasburg and the Washington Nationals. It just took seven seasons.
Mon., Oct. 28, 2019
Justin Verlander has an 0-5 career record in the World Series but he gets a chance to make everyone forget about all of that when he starts Game 6 for …
Sun., Oct. 20, 2019
Gerrit Cole is set to throw the first pitch of the World Series on Tuesday night in Houston. He led the majors with 326 strikeouts, was second to Verlander in …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 14, 2019
Stephen Strasburg took his turn silencing the Cardinals’ struggling bats, Nationals postseason star Howie Kendrick doubled three times and drove in three more runs, and Washington moved one win from …
Sun., July 28, 2019
Stephen Strasburg tossed seven masterful innings to win his seventh consecutive start, leading the Washington Nationals to an 11-4 rout of the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday.
Wed., July 3, 2019
Washington has won seven of its last eight and is 25-10 since May 24. The Nationals improved to 44-41, the first time they’ve been three games over .500 this season.
UPDATED: Tue., June 4, 2019
Stephen Strasburg earned his 100th career victory, Anthony Rendon homered and drove in five runs and the Washington Nationals rallied past the Chicago White Sox 9-5 on Tuesday in Washington. …
Thu., May 2, 2019
Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg reached 1,500 strikeouts in fewer innings pitched than any player in major league history during the Washington’s game against the St. Louis Cardinals. Strasburg got opposing …
Sat., June 9, 2018
Washington pitcher Stephen Strasburg will go on the disabled list with right shoulder inflammation, manager Dave Martinez said after the Nationals’ 7-5 victory over San Francisco on Saturday.
Wed., July 26, 2017
One day after expressing hope Stephen Strasburg would make his next start, the Washington Nationals will place the right-hander on the 10-day disabled list.
Sat., May 27, 2017
Stephen Strasburg struck out a career-high 15 while allowing three hits over seven innings to lead the Washington Nationals over the visiting San Diego Padres 3-0 on Saturday.
Fri., March 3, 2017
Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg may emulate closers and pitch only from the stretch this season in an effort to maintain more consistent mechanics.
Sat., Sept. 10, 2016
Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Rich Hill was removed after throwing seven perfect innings against the Miami Marlins in a 5-0 victory on Saturday night in Miami.
Thu., July 21, 2016
Strasburg struck out 10, but allowed six runs and seven hits including two home runs and the Washington Nationals lost to the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-3 on Thursday.
Tue., May 10, 2016
A day after Stephen Strasburg deflected questions about a new contract, the Washington Nationals announced that they had, indeed, agreed to a seven-year deal with the right-hander that starts next …
Mon., May 9, 2016
Marlins left-hander Adam Conley is always eager to throw his next pitch. He works fast and jokes he wishes he could take the mound every four days like the old-timers …
Sat., June 1, 2013
Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez says he has considered asking center fielder B.J. Upton to work out his struggles in a minor league assignment. Upton, signed to the biggest contract …
Tue., Sept. 11, 2012
I really don’t need an entire column to explain that the Washington Nationals shutting down Stephen Strasburg before season’s end is the dumbest decision in contemporary times since Decca Records …
Fri., Aug. 31, 2012
Stephen Strasburg has “probably” two or three starts remaining before he’s done for the season, and he can no longer claim he wasn’t told it was coming. Nationals manager Davey …
Mon., Sept. 26, 2011
One Triple Crown down, one to go. Clayton Kershaw all but clinched the National League pitching Triple Crown with his 21st victory but Matt Kemp suffered a major setback in …
Wed., Aug. 31, 2011
Washington manager Davey Johnson confirmed plans for Stephen Strasburg to make his first 2011 start for the Nationals on Tuesday. Strasburg will start for Double-A Harrisburg on Thursday. It is …
Fri., Aug. 19, 2011
Mike Jacobs became the first player suspended by Major League Baseball for a positive HGH test under the sport’s minor league drug testing procedures. The 30-year-old minor league first baseman, …
Mon., Aug. 8, 2011
Stephen Strasburg was on target and up to speed. Twenty-five strikes. Only six balls. Upper 90s on the radar gun. If Sunday’s rehabilitation start was any indication, the Washington Nationals …