Stephen Strasburg News Archive
Strasburg had another rocky outing on Sunday against the Padres, as he allowed three runs on five hits and a walk across just five innings.
Strasburg lasted just 3.1 innings Tuesday against the Diamondbacks, giving up seven earned runs, two home runs and eight hits to earn his fourth loss of the season.
Strasburg (shoulder) has been confirmed as the starting pitcher for Tuesday's game against the Diamondbacks.
As expected, Strasburg (shoulder) will have his next start bumped to Tuesday, the Washington Post reports.
Strasburg thinks his shoulder issue may have been the indirect result of a minor ankle injury he suffered during a conditioning drill late in spring training, the Washington Post reports. "What caused my back tightness was I think an extension of a change in mechanics from my ankle. I just started throwing across my body a little more than I have done in the past," Strasburg said on Saturday.
Strasburg (shoulder) threw a bullpen session Saturday, Dan Kolko of MASN Sports reports.
Strasburg (shoulder) said Friday that he's feeling better, but the Nationals still don't know if he'll make his next start, MLB.com's William Ladson reports.
Strasburg (shoulder) was able to play catch after Wednesday's game without any problems, the Washington Post reports.
Strasburg admitted after Tuesday's game that the "irritation" under his shoulder blade was bothering him in his previous start as well, but he was able to work through it, the Washington Post reports. "It's something that's just been lingering," Strasburg said. "I just felt it more and more. I felt like it was something that I feel like I could've gone through it, but at this point in the season you just want to get it right and not alter your mechanics too much."
Strasburg has an irritation underneath his shoulder blade and will evaluated by a chiropractor Wednesday, MASN's Dan Kolko reports.