Stephen Strasburg http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/51223/all en Preview: Nationals at Pirates http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130508/preview-nationals-at-pirates <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>After struggling for most of April, Andrew McCutchen has come alive. The two-time All-Star will attempt to continue his recent surge as his Pittsburgh Pirates eye their fifth straight home win Saturday against the Washington Nationals. McCutchen saw his batting average dip as low as .216 last Saturday, but has raised it to .257 over the last four games following a four-hit effort Tuesday against the Milwaukee Brewers and a three-hit performance in Friday’s series-opening win against Washington.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130508/preview-nationals-at-pirates" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Andrew McCutchen Baseball Stephen Strasburg Thomson Reuters Thu, 09 May 2013 02:02:10 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5833971 at http://www.globalpost.com Preview: Phillies at Nationals http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130526/preview-phillies-at-nationals <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Stephen Strasburg appears to be rounding into shape after two consecutive strong outings, allowing two runs in 15 innings. Strasburg will try to build on that as his Washington Nationals host the Philadelphia Phillies in the rubber match of a three-game series on Sunday. The Phillies have a chance to climb back to .500 for the first time since April 14 after winning eight of their last 12. The Nationals continue their see-saw season, falling 5 ½ games behind Atlanta in the National League East.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130526/preview-phillies-at-nationals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baseball Cole Hamels Philadelphia Phillies Stephen Strasburg Thomson Reuters Sun, 26 May 2013 13:29:18 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5846365 at http://www.globalpost.com Strasburg outduels Hamels, Nationals upend Phillies http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130526/strasburg-outduels-hamels-nationals-upend-phillies <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Strasburg outduels Hamels, Nationals upend Phillies</p> <p>WASHINGTON -- Washington's Stephen Strasburg and Philadelphia's Cole Hamels were locked in a scoreless pitchers' duel for six innings Sunday at Nationals Park.</p> <p>Ultimately, Strasburg's recent dominance continued, as did Hamel's hard luck.</p> <p>Strasburg pitched eight innings of five-hit ball, and the Nationals broke open a scoreless game with five runs in the seventh and defeated the Philadelphia Phillies, 6-1.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130526/strasburg-outduels-hamels-nationals-upend-phillies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baseball Cole Hamels Stephen Strasburg Thomson Reuters Sun, 26 May 2013 22:45:21 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5846574 at http://www.globalpost.com Nationals 3, Braves 2 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130601/nationals-3-braves-2 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Updated: Updating Strasburg injury in 2ND graph and NOTEBOOK)</p> <p>Nationals 3, Braves 2: Denard Span had a pair of triples among his three hits and scored twice and visiting Washington overcame an injury to ace Stephen Strasburg to win the series opener.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130601/nationals-3-braves-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baseball Craig Stammen Stephen Strasburg Thomson Reuters Sat, 01 Jun 2013 05:45:51 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5849862 at http://www.globalpost.com Washington Nationals - PlayerWatch http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130602/washington-nationals-playerwatch <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>RHP Stephen Strasburg will fly home to be examined by team doctors after leaving Friday's start early because of muscle soreness on his right side. Strasburg pitched only two innings, the shortest start of his career. Manager Davey Johnson said the injury is similar to the one that sent LHP Ross Detwiler to the 15-day disabled list. Johnson said no roster move is imminent until Strasburg is examined.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130602/washington-nationals-playerwatch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baseball Stephen Strasburg Washington Nationals Thomson Reuters Sun, 02 Jun 2013 15:48:58 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5850294 at http://www.globalpost.com Washington Nationals - PlayerWatch http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130608/washington-nationals-playerwatch <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>RHP Stephen Strasburg (right lat strain), who went on the disabled list Thursday, could pitch a bullpen session in Colorado on Tuesday, according to Mid-Atlantic Sports Network (MASN). Strasburg pitched two innings in his last start at Atlanta on May 31.</p> <p>OF Bryce Harper is scheduled to see Dr. James Andrews on Monday, according to The Washington Post. He has a swollen left knee and has not played since May 26. He has run into walls at Atlanta and at Dodger Stadium this spring.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130608/washington-nationals-playerwatch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baseball Stephen Strasburg Washington Nationals Thomson Reuters Sat, 08 Jun 2013 14:33:45 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5853082 at http://www.globalpost.com Washington Nationals - PlayerWatch http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130609/washington-nationals-playerwatch <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>RHP Stephen Strasburg came out of the dugout and began light tossing around 12:10 p.m. as the tarp was taken off the field, nearly four hours before the game on Saturday. He extended the distance and eventually made tosses from center field before a bullpen session. Manager Davey Johnson said Strasburg will throw a simulated game Tuesday in Colorado and is slated to start against Cleveland on June 16. Strasburg made his big-league debut three years ago Saturday, at home against the Pirates, and fanned 14.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130609/washington-nationals-playerwatch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baseball Stephen Strasburg Washington Nationals Thomson Reuters Sun, 09 Jun 2013 08:36:08 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5853436 at http://www.globalpost.com Washington Nationals - PlayerWatch http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130609/washington-nationals-playerwatch-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>RHP Stephen Strasburg came out of the dugout and began light tossing around 12:10 p.m. as the tarp was taken off the field, nearly four hours before the game on Saturday. He extended the distance and eventually made tosses from center field before a bullpen session. Manager Davey Johnson said Strasburg will throw a simulated game Tuesday in Colorado and is slated to start against Cleveland on June 16. Strasburg made his big-league debut three years ago Saturday, at home against the Pirates, and fanned 14.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130609/washington-nationals-playerwatch-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baseball Stephen Strasburg Washington Nationals Thomson Reuters Sun, 09 Jun 2013 19:52:21 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5853784 at http://www.globalpost.com Washington Nationals - PlayerWatch http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130610/washington-nationals-playerwatch <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>RHP Stephen Strasburg is on track to throw a simulated game Tuesday in Colorado and is slated to start against Cleveland on June 16. Strasburg went on the disabled list retroactive to June 1 with a right latisnonsimus dorsi strain. He is 3-5 with a 2.54 ERA in 12 starts this season.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130610/washington-nationals-playerwatch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baseball Stephen Strasburg Washington Nationals Thomson Reuters Mon, 10 Jun 2013 18:35:48 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5854499 at http://www.globalpost.com Preview: Nationals at Indians http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130616/preview-nationals-at-indians <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Stephen Strasburg is expected to return from the disabled list Sunday when the Washington Nationals try to take the rubber match of a three-game set at the Cleveland Indians. The Nationals ace felt discomfort warming up prior to his last start May 31, but took the mound anyway for two innings before manager Davey Johnson pulled him when the pain in his back failed to subside. Strasburg was placed on the disabled list the next day with a strained right lat muscle.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130616/preview-nationals-at-indians" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baseball Corey Kluber Stephen Strasburg Thomson Reuters Sun, 16 Jun 2013 12:01:17 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5858062 at http://www.globalpost.com Indians 2, Nationals 0 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130616/indians-2-nationals-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Indians 2, Nationals 0: Corey Kluber struck out eight over eight strong innings and Jason Kipnis accounted for both runs as host Cleveland took two of three from Washington.</p> <p>Kluber (5-4) made the scant offense stand up, retiring 12 of 13 at one point and getting double plays in the sixth and seventh inning to escape a pair of jams. Vinnie Pestano worked around a one-out walk in the ninth to record his first save in three chances and the sixth of his career.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130616/indians-2-nationals-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baseball Kipnis Stephen Strasburg Thomson Reuters Sun, 16 Jun 2013 21:30:22 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5858316 at http://www.globalpost.com Indians 2, Nationals 0 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130617/indians-2-nationals-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p/> <p>Indians 2, Nationals 0: Corey Kluber struck out eight over eight strong innings and Jason Kipnis accounted for both runs as host Cleveland took two of three from Washington.</p> <p>Kluber (5-4) made the scant offense stand up, retiring 12 of 13 at one point and getting double plays in the sixth and seventh innings to escape a pair of jams. Vinnie Pestano worked around a one-out walk in the ninth to record his first save in three chances and the sixth of his career.</p> </p/><div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130617/indians-2-nationals-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baseball Kipnis Stephen Strasburg Thomson Reuters Mon, 17 Jun 2013 04:32:10 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5858469 at http://www.globalpost.com Washington Nationals - TeamReport http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130617/washington-nationals-teamreport <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MLB Team Report - Washington Nationals - INSIDE PITCH</p> <p/> <p>Right-hander Stephen Strasburg returned from the disabled list to start Sunday in a 2-0 loss to the Cleveland Indians. His record fell to 3-6 and his command was not as good as his manager might have liked, but just getting through the start with no issues with his lat injury is a good sign for the Nationals.</p> </p/><div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130617/washington-nationals-teamreport" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baseball Stephen Strasburg Washington Nationals Thomson Reuters Mon, 17 Jun 2013 06:00:47 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5858486 at http://www.globalpost.com Indians give no respect for returning Strasburg http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130616/angels-send-yankees-fifth-straight-loss <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Reuters) - Stephen Strasburg's return for the Washington Nationals from the disabled list went smoothly but he was unable to prevent the Cleveland Indians recording a 2-0 victory on Sunday.</p> <p>Strasburg, who had not pitched since May 31 due to a strained muscle in his back, appeared in solid form as he allowed just one run over five innings.</p> <p>Cleveland starter Corey Kluber outdid him though as he pitched eight scoreless innings and struck out eight batters.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130616/angels-send-yankees-fifth-straight-loss" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American League Division Series Baseball Stephen Strasburg Thomson Reuters Sun, 16 Jun 2013 09:31:47 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5857908 at http://www.globalpost.com Washington Nationals - PlayerWatch http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130617/washington-nationals-playerwatch <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>RHP Stephen Strasburg was activated off the disabled list and pitched five solid innings Sunday in his first start since May 31. Strasburg who had been out with a strained back, pitched five innings, allowing one run on one hit. Strasburg has allowed one earned run in each of his last five starts and has a 1.50 ERA in that span.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130617/washington-nationals-playerwatch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baseball Stephen Strasburg Washington Nationals Thomson Reuters Mon, 17 Jun 2013 11:04:35 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5858636 at http://www.globalpost.com