Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg (37) is pulled by Washington Nationals manager Davey Johnson (5), second from right, at the top of the third inning during a spring training game against the Astros at Space Coast Stadium, Viera, Fla., Sunday, March 4, 2012. The Nationals lost to the Asros 10-2. Also pictured is Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos (3), right. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg (37) is pulled by Washington Nationals manager Davey Johnson (5), second from right, at the top of the third inning during a spring training game against the Astros at Space Coast Stadium, Viera, Fla., Sunday, March 4, 2012. The Nationals lost to the Asros 10-2. Also pictured is Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos (3), right. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)