Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg (37) pitches against the Houston Astros during a spring training game at Space Coast Stadium in Viera, Fla., on Sunday, March 4, 2012. The Nationals lost to the Astros 10-2. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg (37) pitches against the Houston Astros during a spring training game at Space Coast Stadium in Viera, Fla., on Sunday, March 4, 2012. The Nationals lost to the Astros 10-2. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)