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Nats cruise on the Fourth, but Strasburg injury looms large

Despite knocking World Series MVP Madison Bumgarner out of the game, and an impressive outing by Tanner Roark, the questions will all center around Stephen Strasburg. For the second time this season, Strasburg left a start abruptly. Strasburg, who missed 25 days with neck tightness after he was pulled from his May 29 start at…
CSN Washington Jul 4, 2015

Strasburg leaves game early due to apparent injury

Stephen Strasburg left Saturday's start early due to an apparent injury.
Washington Post Jul 4, 2015

Nats Journal: Stephen Strasburg leaves the game in the fourth with apparent injury

The whole thing was going so well. Stephen Strasburg was in the midst of a near-perfect July 4 outing, backing the Nats’ three first-inning runs against Madison Bumgarner with his usual stuff and strong command. Then, with two outs in the fourth, it was over. Strasburg put his right hand to his left side, the rib cage area, then seemed to adjust his torso as if in discomfort. Trainer Lee Kuntz, manager Matt Williams and pitching coach Steve McCatty came out to check on him. After a long conversation, which appeared to be dominated by Williams, Strasburg left the game.Read full article >>
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Nats Journal: Stephen Strasburg placed on DL with left oblique strain

Stephen Strasburg‘s return to dominance will have to wait, stalled by another out-of-the-blue injury in the midst of what his teammates thought was his most impressive outing of the season. The Nationals‘ right-hander left Saturday’s game in the fourth inning after feeling tightness in his left side. Sunday afternoon, the Nationals placed him on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left oblique, his second disabled list stint in two months.Read full article >>

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