10:21 AM EDT, Sat March 28, 2015

Morning Briefing: Stephen Strasburg visits

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- FIRST PITCH: Washington Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg’s twisted left ankle apparently has healed. So the New York Mets will get a preview of Strasburg on Saturday, when he is due to visit Tradition Field for a 1:10 p.m. ET game opposite reigning NL Rookie of the Year Jacob deGrom (WPIX). DeGrom will face the Nats in Game 2 of the regular season, on April 8 in D.C., opposite Jordan Zimmermann. Strasburg faces Matt Harvey the following day, in the series finale.
Washington Post Mar 25, 2015

Nats Journal: Stephen Strasburg on Max Scherzer getting opening day start

JUPITER, Fla. — Stephen Strasburg was in the training room in Space Coast Stadium in Viera on Monday, getting treatment on his twisted ankle before going outside to throw, when Manager Matt Williams came in to talk to him. For the past three seasons, Strasburg has sat atop the Nationals‘ rotation, the starter on opening day. But with Max Scherzer now in the fold, and instantly the most accomplished starter on the staff, Strasburg will not take the mound on the first day. Williams instead awarded the April 6 start against the New York Mets at Nationals Park to Scherzer.Read full article...
Washington Post Mar 22, 2015

Nats Journal: Stephen Strasburg throws light bullpen, Michael A. Taylor homers twice off Justin Verlander

LAKELAND, Fla. — Stephen Strasburg threw a light bullpen session — about 20 pitches — on Sunday morning and his recovering left ankle had no problems. Strasburg, who recently twisted his ankle while working out, is expected to throw another  session before getting back in a game for a start. Manager Matt Williams said Strasburg will get two more starts before the season begins.Read full article >>
CSN Washington Mar 22, 2015

Strasburg sprains ankle, misses spring start

Add another name to the Nationals' growing list of injuries, as pitcher Stephen Strasburg is now sidelined with a sprained left ankle.
Washington Post Mar 22, 2015

Nats Journal: Nationals-Tigers lineups and discussion thread

LAKELAND, Fla. — Called up minor league camp for the day, starting prospect A.J. Cole will make a spot start against the Tigers on Sunday here instead of Stephen Strasburg, who rolled his ankle a few days ago while working out. Strasburg is improving and even threw a light bullpen on Sunday in Viera, according to Manager Matt Williams. In Strasburg’s place, Cole, who was recently reassigned to minor league camp, will be limited to three innings. Tanner Roark will follow and is expected to toss two innings. As always, the lineups are below and talk about the game in the comments section....
CSN Washington Mar 22, 2015

No Strasburg today vs. Tigers

A twisted ankle will prevent Stephen Strasburg from making his scheduled start, so A.J. Cole will now face the Tigers in Lakeland. Join the live game thread on Nats Insider!
Washington Post Mar 21, 2015

Nats Journal: Stephen Strasburg to skip start with twisted ankle; Jordan Zimmermann miffed by Henderson Alvarez’s hit-by-pitch

VIERA, Fla. — The Nationals’ odd spring of injuries, from minor to nagging to significant, continued on Saturday when Manager Matt Williams announced that Stephen Strasburg will miss his scheduled start Sunday because, according to Williams, Strasburg rolled his left ankle on Friday during conditioning.Read full article >>
Washington Post Mar 17, 2015

Nats Journal: Stephen Strasburg and Tony Gwynn Jr. finally share a field, Nationals knock around Justin Verlander

LAKELAND, Fla. — Under a hot sun at Joker Marchant Stadium, on a spring training afternoon unremarkable other than the fact that Stephen Strasburg and Justin Verlander each pitched a few innings, a quietly special thing happened. As Strasburg took the mound, Tony Gwynn Jr. headed to center field behind him. It was the first time the two players’ careers had intersected on the same team and the same field, though their lives have been endlessly intertwined.Read full article >>
CSN Washington Mar 17, 2015

It's Strasburg vs. Verlander as Nats face Tigers on the road

Stephen Strasburg and Justin Verlander will face off on Tuesday as the Nationals travel to play the Tigers in Lakeland.
Redleg Nation Mar 16, 2015

What to expect: Mike Leake

Michael Raymond Leake skipped the minor leagues entirely after being drafted by the Reds with the eighth pick in the 2009 draft. (Of the 49 first-rounders that year, Leake owns the third-highest career WAR. The first two guys are Mike Trout and Stephen Strasburg.) Now, Leake’s major-league debut actually didn’t come until April 11, 2010, …

Nats vs. Mets — 3/12/15

It’s Stephen Strasburg’s turn to pitch today, but the right-hander won’t be pitching in Port St. Lucie against the Mets. Instead, as a result of an ingrown toenail that needed to be removed, Strasburg is pitching in a minor-league game in Viera. In addition to the idea that he can pitch in a more controlled…

Strasburg has tough inning, Nationals beat Cardinals 6-5

Stephen Strasburg ran into a little trouble in his first spring start for Washington, allowing five straight batters to reach base Saturday in the Nationals' 6-5 win over the St.

Strasburg finds positives in abbreviated start

VIERA, Fla. — Stephen Strasburg has a reputation as a bit of a perfectionist, occasionally getting upset at himself over one or two mistakes he made in an otherwise strong performance. Over the years, though, he has learned he can’t take that same kind of mindset to spring training, especially early in spring training. So…
CSN Washington Mar 7, 2015

Strasburg finds positives in abbreviated start

Stephen Strasburg labored a bit in his first start of the spring but came away pleased with most of what he did on the mound.
CSN Washington Mar 7, 2015

Strasburg makes spring debut vs. Cardinals

Stephen Strasburg makes his spring debut as the Nationals host the Cardinals. Get live updates from Viera on Nats Insider!

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