Tag: Stephen Strasburg

Will the Pirates Avoid the Stephen Strasburg Shutdown with Jameson Taillon?

During the 2012 season, the Washington Nationals won 98 games, taking the NL East division, and making the post-season for the first time since...

First Pitch: When Washington Shut Down Strasburg and How it Relates...

Last night I wrote about the state of the rotation leading into the playoffs. My playoff rotation would include Francisco Liriano, A.J. Burnett, Charlie...

Francisco Liriano Dominates Nationals in 4-2 Pirates Win

Francisco Liriano and the Pirates defense went out and did what playoff-caliber run preventers do. They frustrated and flummoxed the Washington Nationals over Liriano's...

Video: Hurdle Talks Locke, Bullpen; Strasburg More Efficient

Three videos today from the after the Nationals' 5-4 win against the Pirates at PNC Park. Clint Hurdle's interview is broken up into two parts...

Exploring the Arsenal: Previewing the Nationals’ Probable Starting Pitchers

Exploring the Arsenal will run prior to each series, providing you with a brief scouting report on the starting pitchers expected to oppose the...

Could Gerrit Cole Make a Run at Number One?

The consensus top prospect in the 2011 draft is Anthony Rendon, the third baseman from Rice who was the college player of the year...

A Tale of Projectability

We often hear about "projectability" with young pitchers.  The idea is that a tall, skinny kid will add velocity to his frame as he...

Stephen Strasburg and the Risk of Injury to Pitchers

The big news around baseball today is that Washington Nationals starter Stephen Strasburg will require Tommy John surgery, putting him on the sidelines for...
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