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Stephen Strasburg an Option for the Padres?

There are some rumbling coming out of the Nation’s Capital that the Washington Nationals are considering moving Stephen Strasburg this winter. It really comes as no surprise, as the team invested a ton of money into Max Scherzer this past offseason and he is the team’s ace. Strasburg has a golden arm, but has failed […]
Via Baseball Essential
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Five Reasons for Nats to Hold onto Strasburg (for Now)

Another offseason, another set of rumors swirling around former number-one overall draft pick Stephen Strasburg and the Washington Nationals. The right-hander was shopped before the 2015 season, but the Nationals did not work out a deal. Strasburg pitched the entire season with Washington, and strung together the most dominant three-month stretch of his career in […]
Via Baseball Essential
4 days ago  |  Discuss

A year from now, the only free agent ace on the market could be Stephen Strasburg

As has been patiently explained again and again, Hal "I'm Not Cheap" Steinbrenner has no money to spend this winter. It's not his fault. It's those greedy players and their long-term contracts. They're the problem. Next year, after CC Sabathia and Mark Teixeira are finally done hoodwinking the good-hearted Yankee owner - when their contracts are off the books - Hal will have money...

Boras: Strasburg had growth surgically removed from back

Stephen Strasburg pitched only 127 1/3 innings for the Washington Nationals last season. G Fiume Getty Images North AmericaBOCA RATON, Fla. —€” When Major League Baseball general managers convene one year from now to begin next  offseason's business, Stephen Strasburg's future will be a major topic of discussion: He is positioned as the marquee pitching free agent of the 2016...
Via Fox Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Stephen Strasburg Has Growth Surgically Removed from Back

View image | Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg is recovering from a surgical procedure to remove a growth from his back. Strasburg’s agent Scott Boras confirmed the news to Jon Morosi of Fox Sports. Scott Boras said Stephen Strasburg had a non-cancerous growth surgically removed from his back about one month ago. — Jon Morosi (@jonmorosi...
Via KCM Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Strasburg An 'Outside The Box' Red Sox Trade Target?

(USAToday Sports)There's been a lot of talk recently about the Red Sox possibly getting their rotation ace via the trade route rather than free agency. It makes sense. Boston has a lot of prospect chips to deal and might be able to land a Sonny Gray or Carlos Carrasco or even a Matt Harvey in a swap. But, what about a guy the Washington Nationals are rumored to be shopping: one Stephen...
Via FenwayNation
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Nationals could trade Stephen Strasburg

There is buzz that the Nationals could make Stephen Strasburg available in a trade this winter, according to a new report. Strasburg battled injury for a portion of 2015, but with the Nationals retooling and trying to manage salaries, Strasburg could be dangled as a trade chip, according to the Boston Globe’s Nick Cafardo. Strasburg...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 18, 2015  |  Discuss

The Mystery of the Same Old Stephen Strasburg

The Nationals are in a pickle, and not one of those delicious hipster pickles with fresh dill and organic garlic cloves placed in a mason jar by a guy with lots of tattoos in some nondescript warehouse in Brooklyn. I’m talking a problem pickle. The kind you don’t want to see on your doorstep, the kind some hipster would make a horror film about with a hand-held camera in some...
Via Fangraphs
August 28, 2015  |  Discuss

What’s going on with Stephen Strasburg

Stephen Strasburg has an ERA over 6. We don’t talk about ERA very often. OK, then, Stephen Strasburg has an overall RA over 7. I don’t bring these numbers up because they conclusively demonstrate that Strasburg has a problem. I bring them up because an ERA over 6 is just embarrassing, and a pitcher like […]
Via Fangraphs
May 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Stephen Strasburg is hurt again

On Tuesday night, Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg left his start after just three innings thanks to a shoulder injury. Strasburg appeared to be in some discomfort starting in the first inning, but continued to pitch before leaving early. It is yet another set back for a guy who seems to always be getting injured. Strasburg is set to see a chiropractor on...
Via Rumors and Rants
May 06, 2015  |  Discuss

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