MLB.com "Almost exactly four years ago, as the early-season success of Stephen Strasburg and the Washington Nationals captured national attention, Bill Shaikin wrote in the Los Angeles Times about the Nationals' plan to shut down their young ace. "You have a five-year plan," Strasburg's agent, Scott..." May 04
USA Today "The expectations were ungodly, almost reckless. One was called the greatest pitching prospect in baseball history. The other was baseball’s chosen one, and at the age of 16, was on the cover of Sports Illustrated. If it wasn’t enough, Stephen Strasburg and Bryce Harper happened to be..." May 02
Federal Baseball "The Washington Nationals announced this afternoon that scheduled starter Stephen Strasburg has been scratched from tonight's outing against the Atlanta Braves with an illness. No details as of yet, but Nats' skipper Dusty Baker is set to meet with reporters shortly and there should be more..." April 13
Masn "Max Scherzer will start on opening day for the Nationals. That's been known, if not officially stated, all along. The order of the Nationals rotation after Scherzer, however, may come as a surprise to some: Gio Gonzalez will start the season's second game, with Stephen Strasburg following..." March 21
USA Today "Go to enough spring training games or listen to enough postgame interviews and all pitchers start to sound the same. On Friday, neither Stephen Strasburg of the Washington Nationals nor Steven Matz of the New York Mets looked particularly sharp, but both were happy with the way they threw the..." March 13
Federal Baseball "Jon Morosi reported earlier this month that Stephen Strasburg’s agent, Scott Boras "confirmed to FOX Sports" that the Washington Nationals and their 27-year-old right-hander, who is set to become a free agent after the 2016 campaign, were not, "in active talks about a contract extension as Spring..." March 01
Bleacher Report "The Washington Nationals roll into the 2016 season focused on a single question: Can they zap the memory of last year's embarrassing implosion and claw back to the postseason? As spring cedes to summer, however, another question may creep into the foreground in D.C.: Can the Nats afford to lose..." February 22
Fox Sports "When the Washington Nationals shut down Stephen Strasburg prior to the 2012 postseason, they believed doing so was in the best interest of his long-term health. More than three years later, they’re about to be proven correct: Strasburg, 27, is poised to be the top free-agent pitcher in the 2016..." February 16
Washington Post "The deadline for teams and their arbitration-eligible players to exchange salary figures is Friday at 1 p.m. Just before noon, the team announced it had agreed to terms with Anthony Rendon, thereby avoiding arbitration, and knocking another player off their relatively short list of eligible..." January 15
MLB.com "Before long, Stephen Strasburg will begin what could be his final season with the Nationals, as the right-hander is due to reach free agency at the end of 2016. But as he looks to reestablish himself following an injury-plagued campaign, Strasburg is trying not to look too far into the..." December 13
Nats Insider "If the Nationals harbor any hopes of keeping Bryce Harper in D.C. long-term, the onus will be on them to initiate negotiations, agent Scott Boras said Wednesday. “I think those are club dynamics,” Boras said during his customary gaggle with reporters on the third day of the Winter Meetings...." December 10
Baseball Essential "There are some rumbling coming out of the Nation’s Capital that the Washington Nationals are considering moving Stephen Strasburg this winter. It really comes as no surprise, as the team invested a ton of money into Max Scherzer this past offseason and he is the team’s ace. Strasburg has a golden..." November 23
CBS Sports "Strasburg had a non-cancerous growth surgically removed from his back about one month ago, according to his agent Scott Boras, Jon Morosi of FOX Sports reports. Recurring upper-back and neck issues hampered Strasburg on and off throughout the season, and it seems the growth may very well have..." November 11
Boston Globe "A lot of buzz that the re-tooling Nationals could make the 27-year-old available. The Nationals could also lose Jordan Zimmermann and Doug Fister, who was demoted to the bullpen, in free agency. Strasburg was limited to 23 starts with a left oblique strain but went 11-7 with a 3.46 ERA. He’s..." October 18
The Outside Corner "The Washington Nationals ended up signing Max Scherzer as their big splash move last winter, but they were in talks with the Rangers about a blockbuster trade involving Stephen Strasburg according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. Washington and Texas reportedly discussed a massive deal involving..." September 15
ESPN New York "Three years later, the Nationals still don't regret their decision to shut down Stephen Strasburg. "You got to do what's right for the player," Nationals owner Mark Lerner said. "The Nationals organization did what's right, and we stand by that." Now, the New York Mets find themselves in a..." September 07
Strasburg threw a heavy bullpen today. Assuming he doesn't report any issues tomorrow, will be good to start Weds vs. Mets
Stephen Strasburg (back) will not start for the Nats Friday. Will need to throw a bullpen first and come out of it OK. Roark will start Fri.
Strasburg (upper back) played without any issue, per MW. Whether he starts will hinge on his bullpen session though.
Stephen Strasburg (back) didn't do normal day-after-start throwing today. Nats giving him time to let medication kick in. Will evaluate tom.
Hardball Talk "No official announcement has been made yet, but Mark Zuckerman of CSNWashington.com reports that Stephen Strasburg is expected to come off the disabled list and rejoin the Nationals’ rotation Saturday against the Rockies. Strasburg has been out since early July with a strained oblique muscle,..." August 07
Stephen Strasburg set to rejoin Nationals’ rotation Saturday http://t.co/dl2l9fZ4FG
No announcement yet on Strasburg, but Williams acknowledges he's lined up for Saturday.
Stephen Strasburg felt good today and played catch. He'll make a rehab start four days from today.
Stephen Strasburg felt good today and played catch. He'll make a rehab start four days from today.
Stephen Strasburg continues to throw, should pitch off bullpen mound in "next few days," according to Matt Williams.
MLB.com "Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg, who is on the 15-day disabled list because of a left oblique strain, played catch on flat ground on Thursday and Friday without any problems. Strasburg will continue to do similar activities for the next couple of days before it's time to throw off the..." July 19
CSN Washington "The Nationals announced Sunday that right hander Stephen Strasburg has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a left oblique strain. The injury occurred in Saturday's game against the Giants, after Strasburg induced a ground ball in the fourth inning and was seen grimacing before being..." July 05
Hardball Talk "According to MASN Sports’ Dan Kolko, Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg exited today’s start against the Giants in the top of the fourth inning due to an apparent injury to his left side. Strasburg was in obvious discomfort on his final three pitches. He tried to make his case to stay in..." July 04
Hardball Talk "Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg is off the disabled list after missing the past three weeks with a strained trapezius muscle. He moves back into the starting rotation tonight against Atlanta and Washington has demoted 22-year-old prospect Joe Ross back to the minors despite a very..." June 23
Exam of Strasburg confirmed team's initial diagnosis: L trapezius strain. Won't throw til that is healed, but could be only matter of days.
The Score "Washington Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg could resume throwing by the end of the week after tests confirmed he's suffering from a strained left trapezius. Strasburg, who was placed on the 15-day disabled list Saturday after throwing just 16 pitches in his most recent start, will rest..." June 02
Bleacher Report "Smoke still pouring into the desert sky from the Diamondbacks’ scorching of Stephen Strasburg the other day, the Nationals nevertheless remain white-hot. But (whisper voice here) might they be, you know, finally ready to give up on Strasburg given his current 6.06 ERA and 1.71 WHIP while coming..." May 16
Washington Post "Nationals officials said Wednesday afternoon they are still assessing Stephen Strasburg’s shoulder discomfort, which knocked him out of his start Tuesday after only three innings. But Strasburg did something after Wednesday’s game that, at least for now, may rule out any worst case scenario fears:..." May 06
The Score "Washington Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg was removed from Tuesday's start after three innings and just 64 pitches due to an alignment issue with his shoulder, manager Matt Williams told reporters after the game. Williams described the location of the injury as underneath Strasburg's..." May 06
Washington Times "After Max Scherzer’s introductory press conference Wednesday, agent Scott Boras strongly denied a report that another one of his clients, Stephen Strasburg, would be open to leaving Washington. The report, posted on Twitter by freelance reporter John Perrotto on Monday, claimed that Strasburg..." January 21
Hardball Talk "They may keep Jordan Zimmermann, but USA TODAY’s John Perrotto reports that the Nationals are open to trading Stephen Strasburg, saying he is “very much available”. He adds that both sides believe it is time to move on. Strasburg, 26, avoided arbitration in his second year of eligibility last..." January 20
#Nats and Strasburg settle at $7.4 million, avoiding arbitration. Fister, Storen, Blevins still to go today.
ESPN "Stephen Strasburg, like his former college teammate Addison Reed, is giving up smokeless tobacco following the death of Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn. The Washington Nationals ace, who played for Gwynn at San Diego State, told MLB.com he will quit because of his young daughter. "I think it's a..." June 24
Washington Post "The night had promised so much to the fans who packed into the coolest ballpark in the majors. In the dugouts were the two hottest teams in the National League. On the mound stood an ace beginning to grasp the full extent of his powers. They love their San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park, and the..." June 10
ESPN "The Washington Nationals will go with Stephen Strasburg for a third consecutive season as their Opening Day starter. Strasburg, who got the nod from first-year manager Matt Williams over 2013 All-Star Jordan Zimmermann, went 8-9 last season despite a 3.00 ERA. "He has experience there. He's..." March 20
Washington Post "It started with conversations last season, when Stephen Strasburg asked Jordan Zimmermann and Dan Haren about they threw their slider and cutter. It evolved this offseason, when Strasburg fiddled with a grip and a release. It was unveiled Tuesday afternoon, when Strasburg rifled a slider – a new..." February 18
Stephen Strasburg says he's fully recovered from surgery to remove bone chips from his elbow, says he's 100 percent for start of camp.
Hardball Talk "The Nationals and right-handed starter Stephen Strasburg have agreed to a one-year, $3.975 million deal with performance bonuses, avoiding arbitration. The report comes to us from Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. Strasburg, 25, was eligible for arbitration for the first time and is entering 2014 with..." January 11
Washington Post "Stephen Strasburg pitched with discomfort in his forearm, the result of small bone chips in his right elbow, for a “good amount” of the 2013 season, his agent Scott Boras said yesterday at the GM Meetings. Strasburg underwent surgery Oct. 25 to describe what the Nationals described as “loose..." November 14
Masn "The Nationals announced this morning that three players - Stephen Strasburg, Bryce Harper and Adam LaRoche - underwent "successful" surgery this week. All three guys are expected to be ready for the start of spring training. Strasburg underwent arthroscopic surgery to remove bone chips from his..." October 26
CBS Sports "Right-hander Stephen Strasburg has been cleared to return to the Nationals rotation on Saturday reports Adam Kilgore of the Washington Post. He had been sidelined since September 9 with forearm tightness. Strasburg 25 was originally scheduled to start on Thursday but his start was pushed back..." September 20