Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg sits in the dugout in the first inning of a a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Tuesday, July 31, 2012, in Washington. The Phillies won 8-0. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Photo by: Carolyn Kaster

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg sits in the dugout in the first inning of a a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Tuesday, July 31, 2012, in Washington. The Phillies won 8-0. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)