Stephen Strasburg may have exceeded the hype in his Major League Baseball debut, collecting a team-record 14 strikeouts while pitching the Washington Nationals to a 5-2 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates.
As long as the Washington Nationals are playing baseball -- and Baseball Prospectus puts the team’s odds of making the playoffs at 100 percent -- the arguments will continue about whether Stephen Strasburg should still be on the mound.
Stephen Strasburg , the Washington Nationals pitcher who set Major League Baseball rookie season strikeout records, will have a scan today to determine how much damage he did to a tendon in his right forearm last night.
The Major League Baseball debut of No. 1 draft pick Stephen Strasburg has at least one Washington Nationals fan dreaming of a mythical pitcher with a 100 mile-an- hour fastball who can single-handedly win games.