"I felt great out there. I felt like I was hitting my spots," he said. "Just a couple hits just out of our reach, and they won the ballgame."
Nationals still can't sweep Braves, but remain in good shape →
"You don't grow up dreaming of playing in the big leagues to get shut down when the games start to matter," Strasburg said on Sept. 8, 2012, later adding: "It sucks."
Stephen Strasburg leaves shutdown behind as first shot at playoffs looms →