Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg, top, delivers against Los Angeles Dodgers' A.J. Ellis during the fourth inning of a baseball game at Nationals Park, Friday, July 19, 2013, in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Photo by: Pablo Martinez Monsivais

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg, top, delivers against Los Angeles Dodgers' A.J. Ellis during the fourth inning of a baseball game at Nationals Park, Friday, July 19, 2013, in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)