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WTOP Jul 17, 2018

Strasburg to start 1st game after All-Star break for Nats

Stephen Strasburg will come off the disabled list and start for the Washington Nationals against the rival Atlanta Braves in their first game after the All-Star break. Two other key players could also return to the Nats lineup.
Federal Baseball Jul 15, 2018
Stephen Strasburg makes 2nd rehab start with P-Nats today...

Stephen Strasburg makes 2nd rehab start with P-Nats today...

Stephen Strasburg makes his second rehab start with the P-Nats this afternoon and the Nationals are hoping he’ll be ready for the second-half opener the next time he takes the mound. Stephen Strasburg threw 57 pitches, 34 for strikes, in his first rehab start with the Potomac Nationals back on July 10th, giving up two hits, a walk, and a run while striking out five in 3 1⁄3 IP for the Washington’s High-A affiliate. Reports that Nationals’ skipper Davey Martinez received were positive. “I like the fact that his velo was pretty good,” Martinez told reporters, as quoted by...
Federal Baseball Jul 10, 2018
Wire Taps: Benches clear in Pittsburgh; Matt Wieters returns from DL; Stephen Strasburg rehabs today

Wire Taps: Benches clear in Pittsburgh; Matt Wieters returns from DL; Stephen Strasburg rehabs today

Catch up on the last 24 hours in Nationals news before the start of the second of three with the Pirates. The Nationals are 0-2 in the last two days against two cellar dwellers. It is not the way this stretch of games was supposed to go. Here’s what’s popping in Pittsburgh: Benches clear after Eaton-Cervelli argument (MLB)Adam Eaton disagreed with the second called strike against him in the sixth inning, and told the umpire how he felt. Then Francisco Cervelli got involved, and then benches cleared. And then nothing happened. Bryce Harper hits 22nd home run (MLB)Harper has gone 5-for-25...
Federal Baseball Jul 6, 2018
Stephen Strasburg and Joe Ross throw sim games in Nationals Park...

Stephen Strasburg and Joe Ross throw sim games in Nationals Park...

Washington’s Nationals might get Stephen Strasburg out on a rehab assignment a little sooner than expected, and they may potentially be able to have Joe Ross throw some innings at some point this season. WASHINGTON, D.C.: Washington Nationals’ pitchers Stephen Strasburg (right shoulder inflammation) and Joe Ross (recovering from Tommy John surgery) both took part in a simulated game this afternoon in Nationals Park, throwing to hitters before the second game of four with the Miami Marlins in the nation’s capital. Reports on both were good. Strasburg, who landed on the Disabled List on...
Federal Baseball Jul 6, 2018
Wire Taps: Nationals’ comeback by the numbers; Fedde to DL

Wire Taps: Nationals’ comeback by the numbers; Fedde to DL

Catch up on the last 24 hours in Nationals news, the comeback win, update on Stephen Strasburg, and injury news on Erick Fedde... So, that was a start. It’s important to remember that the Nats have had a few of ‘those’ games before, though — returns from the dead after going down by an unfathomable deficit early on — before they reverted to previous form. We’ll see if it sticks. Here’s the news from Nats Park. Stephen Strasburg on pace to return after ASG (MLB)Strasburg will likely throw a simulated game at Nats Park this weekend and could be ready for a rehab assignment soon...
Federal Baseball Jul 4, 2018
Stephen Strasburg throws bullpen session in Nationals Park + Scott Boras on Strasburg working his way back...

Stephen Strasburg throws bullpen session in Nationals Park + Scott Boras on Strasburg working his way back...

Stephen Strasburg threw 60 pitches in a bullpen session as he works his way back from the shoulder inflammation that landed him on the Disabled List last month. WASHINGTON, D.C.: There was some good news out of Nationals Park on Tuesday. Long before the Washington Nationals dropped the second straight game to Boston’s Red Sox, Stephen Strasburg threw a bullpen session in the nation’s capital. Strasburg, 29, is currently on the Disabled List, recovering from inflammation in his right shoulder, but he took another step in his rehab as he progresses towards a return to the rotation. “He...
The Nats land Kelvin Herrera. The Braves could’ve used him

The Nats land Kelvin Herrera. The Braves could’ve used him

Stephen Strasburg is still on the disabled list and Bryce Harper is still hitting .212, but the Washington Nationals got better Monday. (Even on a day when they technically split with the Yankees, though the first game was a resumption of a suspended one.) The Nats remain 3 ½ games behind the Atlanta Braves in the National League East, but they have the closer they’ve lacked … oh, forever.

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