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Did The Washington Nationals Pick The Wrong Guy? – Stephen Strasburg VS. Dustin Ackley

Stephen Strasburg is coming to Seattle this weekend with the Washington Nationals to face the Seattle Mariners in a rare interleague game. One of the intriguing storylines of this series is that the top two selections from the 2009 draft will be competing against each other. The Nationals selected Strasburg with the first pick of the draft and Dustin Ackley was selected second by...
Via Oregon Sports News
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Fantasy Roundup: Strasburg’s Struggles

Strasburg has the stuff, but he doesn’t have “pitchability” Pitchability sometimes can be either and extremely damning or complimentary word to bestow on a pitcher, especially when he’s a prospect fighting his way through the minor leagues. If used as the latter, he’s seen as a gamer, a bulldog, or some other herculean adjective. When he fails it was because of bad luck...
Via Baseball Professor
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Little Girl Almost Gets Hit By A Stephen Strasburg Pitch (Video)

Stephen Strasburg shows great command by holding off on this pitch.  The Washington Nationals were holding an event for children on the field before the game began. As Stephen Strasburg was warming up, the little girl ran straight across and luckily, he held off on making the pitch. Where were her parents? [NIS] The post Little Girl Almost Gets Hit By A Stephen Strasburg Pitch...
Via Geeks and Cleats
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Little Girl Almost Runs Directly In Front Of Stephen Strasburg Pitch (Video)

There was a very close call at Nationals Park on Sunday when a little girl almost got hit by a Stephen Strasburg warm-up pitch. The youngster was on the field for some Washington Nationals’ pregame festivities, but she opted for a dangerous exit off the diamond as she bolted right between Strasburg and home plate during his warm-up tosses. ...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

5-yr-old girl on field with Nats runs in front of Stephen Strasburg's warm up pitch

The Nats had a group of kids join the players as they took the field yesterday. One, a little blonde girl, ran directly in front of Stephen Strasburg as he started, then stopped, throwing a warm up pitch. Your browser does not support iframes.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return Home
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Little Girl Runs Across Field, Stephen Strasburg Nearly Hits Her With Warm-Up Pitch

Thankfully, Washington Nationals’ pitcher Stephen Strasburg was ready to stop during wind up and didn’t hit this little girl running across off the field before Sunday’s game against the Giants. [Vine] The post Little Girl Runs Across Field, Stephen Strasburg Nearly Hits Her With Warm-Up Pitch appeared first on Diehardsport.
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WATCH: Girl interferes with Stephen Strasburg's warmup

Your browser does not support iframes.A little girl ran in front of the pitcher's mound and interrupted Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg as he was beginning to deliver his first warmup pitch before Sunday's game against San Francisco. The Nats had a group of kids join the players as they took the field, with one child accompanying each position player. Strasburg...
Via Holdout Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Strasburg Shuts Down D-backs in Nats’ 8-1 Rout

The party just keeps on going. With their 8-1 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks (53-73), the Washington Nationals (71-53) won their eighth straight game to maintain their NL-best record. There was significantly less spilled Gatorade on Tuesday night, as the Nats ended their streak of three walk-offs in a row, but the taxed bullpen thanked the offense for getting their business done...
Via The Nats Blog
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Stephen Strasburg is a first-ballot Hall of Famer...

...for SDSU, that is. Clarification: The San Diego State University athletics department announced its 2014 Hall of Fame draft class today. Stephen Strasburg made the cut. Via The Daily Aztec: This was a no-brainer. He’s the career ERA record-holder, with a 1.59 ERA. He’s the single game, season and career strikeout record-holder (23, 195 and 375, respectively).  He...
Via Nationals Enquirer
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Strasburg pitches Nats to win over the Phillies

The Washington Nationals got a performance on the mound from Stephen Strasburg (8-9) that they expected all season.  Strasburg tossed seven shutout innings allowing just three hits while fanning ten Phillies to lead the Nationals to a 2-2 series split.  Strasburg was masterful on the mound, hitting a great fastball and combining with an excellent curve.  To date, Strasburg has...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
25 days ago  |  1 Comment
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