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Stephen Strasburg’s next step still unknown

Stephen Strasburg threw a bullpen session Tuesday and said he felt good afterwards, but Nationals Manager Dusty Baker was reluctant Wednesday to declare Strasburg ready to take the next step in his return from an upper back strain that has him on the 15-day disabled list. “I haven’t gotten reports on how he felt today […]
Via Nationals Journal
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Latest news on Stephen Strasburg is good news

Stephen Strasburg had an MRI on Tuesday, and CSN's Chase Hughes says the results were good for both pitcher and the team.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
1 day ago  |  Discuss

MRI confirms Nationals' Strasburg has upper-back strain

WASHINGTON (AP) The Washington Nationals say an MRI Stephen Strasburg underwent Monday morning has confirmed their diagnosis that the pitcher has an upper-back strain. Strasburg threw a bullpen session Tuesday afternoon before Washington was set to play the New York Mets. Strasburg was placed on the disabled list Sunday retroactive to June 16. Manager Dusty Baker said the MRI...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Stephen Strasburg’s MRI results show no further damage

When the Washington Nationals placed Stephen Strasburg on the 15-day disabled list on Sunday, they diagnosed his injury as an upper back strain. Two days later, the diagnosis hasn’t changed after results from an MRI Monday didn’t reveal further damage. The news is positive for the Nationals. Strasburg even tossed a bullpen session at Nationals […]
Via Nationals Journal
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nationals place Stephen Strasburg on disabled list

MILWAUKEE (AP) Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with an upper back strain. The move is retroactive to June 16. Strasburg was scratched from his start on Sunday against the Brewers in Milwaukee after experiencing pain in his back while throwing before Saturday's game. He was replaced by Tanner Roark. The team said a corresponding...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Nationals place Stephen Strasburg on 15-day DL

After missing his last start and being scratched from his upcoming one, something was clearly not right with Stephen Strasburg. The Washington Nationals have decided to not take any chances with the ace, placing him on the DL. Stephen Strasburg has been placed on 15-day DL, retro to 6/16, w/ an upper back strain. A corresponding roster move will be announced tmrw. — #VoteNats...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Stephen Strasburg to miss second straight start with bad back

MILWAUKEE — Washington ace Stephen Strasburg has been scratched from his scheduled start Sunday at Milwaukee.Manager Dusty Baker says Strasburg felt pain in his back while throwing before Saturday's 6-5 loss to the Brewers. Strasburg also missed his last scheduled start with an upper back strain.Baker says right-hander Tanner Roark will start in Strasburg's place, pitching on regular...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Stephen Strasburg won’t make start on Sunday against Brewers, listed as day-to-day

MILWAUKEE — Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg will miss his second consecutive start Sunday because of lingering discomfort in his back, according to Washington Manager Dusty Baker. Starter Tanner Roark will start in the series finale against Milwaukee, which  extended the Nationals’ losing streak to seven with a 6-5 win on Saturday. “He’s on day to day. […]
Via Nationals Journal
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Strasburg’s Injury Revealed, Sounds Worse Than it Was

WASHINGTON — Stephen Strasburg missed his highly anticipated showdown with Clayton Kershaw last week due to a mysterious upper back strain. The injury was not disclosed until shortly before the game began, and the Nationals’ winningest pitcher this season was scratched just 80 minutes before the first pitch. Late scratches happen all the time in baseball, but it was a disconcerting...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Strasburg to start Sunday for Nationals vs Brewers

MILWAUKEE (AP) Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg will return to start Sunday against the Brewers after skipping his last scheduled appearance with an upper back strain. Strasburg was scratched from an anticipated showdown against Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw on Monday. Strasburg is 10-0 with a 2.90 ERA in 14 starts this season. ''If he's encouraged, I'm encouraged,'' Nationals...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

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