Stephen Strasburg News Archive
Manager Dusty Baker confirmed Sunday that Strasburg would receive the Opening Day start April 3 against the Marlins, Mark Zuckerman of MASN Sports reports.
The Nationals have lined up their rotation in an order that suggests Strasburg will take the mound for Opening Day, MASN Sports reports.
Strasburg allowed two runs on four hits and a walk while striking out three over 4.1 innings during Sunday's Grapefruit League game against the Marlins.
Strasburg allowed two runs on three hits while striking out five over four innings in Monday's Grapefruit League game against the Tigers.
Strasburg got hammered for six runs on seven hits and a walk in two innings, striking out one, during Wednesday's Grapefruit League game against the Cardinals.
Strasburg worked exclusively from the stretch during his first Grapefruit League start Friday against the Cardinals, the Washington Post reports. "I feel like as I've gotten older, for whatever reason," Strasburg said, "the windup's just been an issue as far as getting that right feeling of staying on the mound, not drifting too much towards first or third base side on my leg kick and sticking the landing a little better."
Strasburg will make his Grapefruit League debut against the Cardinals on Friday, Jamal Collier of MLB.com reports.