As well as each was pitching all summer at Class AAA Syracuse, neither Zach Duke nor Christian Garcia ever gave serious thought to the possibility of getting promoted to join the Nationals before s
After six innings of work on Sunday, the Stephen Strasburg innings count now sits at 156.1 and the expected shutdown range of 160-180 innings is quickly approaching.
Stephen Strasburg is down to his final stretch of the season, and he's been made aware of the Nationals' plan for him.
This season has brought about many new ideas and emotions for the Nationals, who for the first time since they arrived in Washington are legitimately in a pennant race.
Though the Nationals have no set date for Stephen Strasburg's shutdown, manager Davey Johnson did offer up the most-concrete clue yet today, suggesting the club will need another pitcher to ma