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Strasburg (back), who will be skipped in the rotation Friday, is expected to make his next start against the Mets next week, Chelsea Janes of the Washington Post reports.

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Strasburg (back) will not make his scheduled start Friday, William Ladson of MLB.com reports.

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Strasburg (back) played catch Tuesday afternoon, but the Nationals will have him throw a bullpen session Wednesday if he's feeling good to determine his status for Friday's start.

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Strasburg (back) did not throw Monday as he regularly would between starts, Dan Kolko of MASN Sports reports.

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Strasburg left his start Sunday after just four innings due to discomfort in his upper back, Chelsea Janes of The Washington Post reports.

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Strasburg produced his fourth straight strong start Tuesday since coming off the DL, allowing two runs on two hits and a walk over six innings while striking out seven to win his eighth game of the season.

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Stephen Strasburg SP WSH 4 weeks ago

Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg, who has been out since July 4 with an oblique injury, was activated off the disabled list to start Saturday against the Colorado Rockies, according to the team's official website. Strasburg struck out 11 in a dominating outing in his last rehab start at Triple-A Syracuse. The Nationals team have fallen 2.5 games behind the New York Mets in the race for the National League East entering Saturday. "We don't look at it like that [in terms of standings]," said manager Matt Williams. "We look at (today). We're happy to have Strasy back in the rotation. He's feeling good. He's got the ability to go out there and shut anybody down on any given day. We'll hope for that, prepare and see if we can get them." Doug Fister was moved to the bullpen to make room for Strasburg in the rotation.

Stephen Strasburg SP WSH 1 month ago

Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg will start Saturday against the Colorado Rockies after recovering from an oblique injury, according to the Washington Post. He struck out 11 over 5.2 innings in his final rehab start Monday, and his return will push Doug Fister to the bullpen. Strasburg will return from his second disabled list stint this year with a 5-5 record and 5.16 ERA over 13 starts, striking out 63 in 61.0 innings while allowing opposing batters to hit .289. He showed signs of being his former self before his oblique injury, posting a 1.15 ERA and 18 strikeouts over 15.2 innings. In his past three seasons as a full-time starter, Strasburg has never had an ERA higher than 3.16 while making at least 28 starts in each season. He returns with the Nationals in a tight race for the National League East, as they sit 1.5 games behind the New York Mets for first place.

Stephen Strasburg SP WSH 1 month ago

Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg, out with an oblique injury, will throw a bullpen session this week, after which the team will decide whether or not to activate him from the 15-day disabled list, according to the Washington Post. Strasburg said he felt great after Monday's rehab start at Triple-A Syracuse, in which he allowed two runs and struck out 11 over 5.2 innings.

Stephen Strasburg SP WSH 1 month ago

Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg struck out 11 while allowing two runs over 5.2 innings in a rehab start Monday for Triple-A Syracuse as he continues to recover from an oblique strain. Though no official announcement has been made, Strasburg is trending toward a return on Saturday against the Colorado Rockies.