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Stephen Strasburg has torn ulnar collateral ligament

Washington Nationals rookie phenom Stephen Strasburg has a significant tear of the ulnar collateral ligament that will probably require Tommy John surgery, the Nationals announced today. The team will get a second opinion (and probably a third and fourth) before deciding on surgery. Strasburg is scheduled to visit Dr. Lewis Yocum, an orthopedic surgeon well …

Woman Drenched by Foul Ball

A woman was enjoying her beer at a Nationals game when a line drive hit her beer bottle. The beer then exploded all over her face. Damn those $10 metal bottles! Look at the bright side, at least she only got hit in the face by the beer and not the ball. But notice the …

Stephen Strasburg 14 Strikeouts (Video)

Stephen Strasburg debut was impressive, really impressive. I didn’t expect 14 strikeouts. He struck out his seven final batters in a row. I know he was playing the Pirates, but it was still amazing. The movement on his ball was crazy, he is going to live up to the hype. Curt Schilling officially splurged his …

Nyjer Morgan Glove Spike

Nyjer Morgan thought this was a home run ball, and it was, sort of. He thought the ball bounced over the fence, so he spiked his glove on the ground like a baby. Turns out he was wrong, it bounced off the fence. Instead of a home run Nyjer gave up a four base error …

Just how good is Stephen Strasburg?

Could Stephen Strasburg go straight to the majors this season for the Washington Nationals? The Nationals have not yet selected Strasburg but the pick is an obvious as if Johan Santana were available in the draft. Strasburg is 11-0 with a 1.24 ERA in 87 1/3 innings pitches. He has a 10-1 K/BB ratio with …