Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg made headlines today for bringing the "hot stuff." Only this time around, it had nothing to do with his fastball. Mark Zuckerman of CSN Washington went on Twitter today to reveal that Strasburg had put "something like an Icy-Hot [Patch]" on that part of your body you aren't, uh, supposed to put Icy-Hot Patches on. Or as Zuckerman put it: that "place it shouldn't have been before game." Giving up four runs in four innings, Strasburg looked a bit out of sorts...Read Full Story
There's hype, and then there's the furor surroundingStephen Strasburg. The Washington Nationals newest prospect made his debut against the Pittsburgh Pirates today, and put on a show for the ages.The 21-year-old pitcher allowed only two runs while striking out 14 batters, fanning the final seven Pirates he faced.The most impressive part? This could be the just a sign of things to come. In college, Strasburg once struck out 23 players in one game."The only thing I really remember was the first...Read Full Story
Stephen Strasburg was the number one draft pick in the 2009 MLB Draft. He was selected by the Washington Nationals. Strasburg negotiated a record-breaking $15 million dollar deal that locks him into the team for 4 years.Stephen Strasburg made his major league debut today (June 8th, 2010) against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Strasburg made fast work of the Pirates in his first inning. We expect to hear lots more about Strasburg as the hype continues.Read Full Story
Welcome to the Stephen Strasburg zine. Stephen Strasburg was the number 1 draft pick for major league baseball and is a pitcher.