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  • Washington Nationals shortstop Ian Desmond tries to keep his balance after missing the tag at second base as Miami Marlins Christian Yelich steals the base during the first inning of a baseball game at Nationals Park, Thursday, April 10, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

    Strasburg, Werth help Nationals beat Marlins 7-1

    After Stephen Strasburg failed to get out of the fifth inning in his second start this season, he had a little chat with Nationals teammate Ian Desmond about changing his approach on the mound.

  • Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg delivers in the top of the second inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Nationals Park in Washington, DC, Tuesday, September 6, 2011. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

    Strasburg delivers in Nationals return

    The forecast was daunting, the radar a mishmash of greens, yellows and reds bearing down on Washington. Yet there stood Stephen Strasburg, bone dry, on a mound at Nationals Park, firing 97 mph fastballs to the Los Angeles Dodgers. The picture of calm.

  • Photographs by Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times
Washington Nationals fans display their favorites Friday while watching the Nats take on the New York Mets at home.

    Nationals fans jazzy for 'Strassy' (Stephen Strasburg)

    The return of the Washington Nationals Stephen Strasburg has yet to reach the excitement level created when the pitching ace made his major league debut last year, but he is still on the minds - and jerseys - of baseball fans.

  • ASSOCIATED PRESS Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg, left, talks to pitching coach Steve McCatty, center, during the third inning of a baseball game against the Florida Marlins Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2010 in Washington. Florida won 8-2. At right is Nationals catcher Ivan Rodriguez.

    Strasburg looks to recover from rough outing

    After the worst outing of Stephen Strasburg's major league career, Washington Nationals pitching coach Steve McCatty was asked how he expects the rookie sensation to respond to a taste of trouble.

  • ASSOCIATED PRESS Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg throws against the Cincinnati Reds in the first inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, July 21, 2010, in Cincinnati.

    Strasburg earns fifth win, Nats top Reds

    Stephen Strasburg, Washington's hard-throwing rookie, contained the Cincinnati Reds' high-scoring lineup Wednesday night, and a slumping Nationals offense finally came around behind Cristian Guzman's homer, pulling away to an 8-5 victory.

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