Stephen Strasburg SP WAS 5 Days

Strasburg lasted just four innings Sunday against the Giants, giving up four runs on eight hits and two walks.

Strasburg was coming off two straight quality starts heading into Sunday, but couldn't keep it together for a third. He only struck out four on the day, but managed to throw 16 of 22 first-pitch strikes. Strasburg has had a hilly season this year, going on strings of good starts only to follow it up with a blowup game. His next opportunity to toe the rubber will come against the Mariners on Saturday.

Stephen Strasburg SP WAS 9 Days

Strasburg got the job done in fine fashion Tuesday, tossing eight innings of three-hit, one-run ball in a win over the visiting Diamondbacks. He also walked one and fanned four.

Strasburg has gone on a nice little run lately, picking up wins in three of his last four starts while posting a studly 6:31 BB:K ratio. He's now an even 10-10 on the year accompanied by his usual elite, NL-leading punchout total (198 in 171.1 innings) and appears to be finding his groove at just the right time with the playoffs less than six weeks away. Strasburgh will close out the series against the Giants at home in his next start Sunday.

Stephen Strasburg SP WAS 14 Days

Strasburg pitched seven dominant innings to record the win against the Mets on Thursday. He allowed an unearned run and three hits while striking out eight batters.

Strasburg, who bounced back from a seven-run dud in his last start, wouldn't have been scored upon if not for a throwing error by Ian Desmond in the fourth inning. The powerful righty has been inconsistent this season, although he continues to rack up the strikeouts, with 194 Ks in 163.1 innings. He'll face the Diamondbacks at home in his next start.

Stephen Strasburg SP WAS 20 Days

Strasburg was stung for seven runs on seven hits, walking two and striking out nine over five innings of a 7-6 loss to Atlanta on Friday night.

Strasburg (8-10, 3.68 ERA) was coming off perhaps his best outing of the year, but he served up a whopping four long balls, accounting for all seven runs in this one. The Nationals have been snake-bit against the Braves since the beginning of last season, dropping 21 of 30 against their division rivals. Strasburg will try to put this outing behind him when he faces the Mets in his next scheduled start.

Stephen Strasburg SP WAS 25 Days

Strasburg was dominant Sunday, tossing seven shutout innings and allowing just three hits and a walk while striking out 10 to pick up his eighth win of the season.

Stephen Strasburg SP WAS 1 Month

Stephen Strasburg allowed one run on four hits over seven innings but took the tough-luck loss against the Marlins on Tuesday.

Strasburg has now allowed two or fewer runs in three of his last five starts with no wins to show for it. On Tuesday, the right-hander struck out just four while walking two. Strasburg now owns a 7-9 record despite a 3.55 ERA, 1.24 WHIP and 167/32 K/BB ratio over 144 1/3 innings this season. His luck is bound to turn around eventually, and there's no reason to think it won't start turning Sunday against the Phillies.

Stephen Strasburg SP WAS 1 Month

Stephen Strasburg gave up four runs on nine hits over 5 1/3 innings in Wednesday's loss to the Rockies.

The Rockies got to Strasburg for three early runs before tacking on another in the sixth. The right-hander struck out five while walking three in the uncharacteristic start. He's struggled in both starts since the All-Star break, and Wednesday's loss dropped him below .500 at 7-8 on the year. Perhaps a date with the Marlins next week is what he needs to get back in the win column.

Stephen Strasburg SP WAS 1 Month

Stephen Strasburg fell to 7-7 after allowing four runs over seven innings Friday against the Brewers.

Strasburg settled down after giving up four runs over his first three innings of work, but it was too big of a hole for the Nationals' offense to dig out of against Kyle Lohse and the Brewers' bullpen. He struck out nine and walked one in the loss and has now fanned at least eight batters in four straight outings. He'll bring a 3.55 ERA into a start against the Rockies next week in Colorado.

Stephen Strasburg SP WAS 2 Months

Stephen Strasburg held the Phillies to two runs in 5 2/3 innings Saturday in a Nationals victory.

Strasburg was left with a no-decision because the Nats didn't win the game until the 10th inning. The right-hander struck out nine batters and will head into the All-Star break having registered a 3.46 ERA, 1.22 WHIP, and 149/22 K/BB ratio across 125 first-half innings.

Stephen Strasburg SP WAS 2 Months

Stephen Strasburg struck out nine Orioles while allowing two runs over seven innings in a no-decision Monday.

Strasburg leads the NL and is third in the majors with 140 strikeouts this season. Oddly enough, he's the only NL pitcher in the top six overall. The Nationals ended up losing in extra innings tonight, so this makes seven times this season that Strasburg has turned in a quality start and failed to get a win.