Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg, throws during a baseball game with the Atlanta Braves at Nationals Park on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012, in Washington. The Nationals won 4-1. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Photo by: Alex Brandon

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg, throws during a baseball game with the Atlanta Braves at Nationals Park on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012, in Washington. The Nationals won 4-1. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)