• My Scores
  • MLB
  • Golf

Stephen Strasburg again pushed back in Nationals' rotation

By Matt Snyder | Baseball Writer

Stephen Strasburg has again been pushed back.
Stephen Strasburg has again been pushed back. (USATSI)

More MLB: Scoreboard | Standings | Probable Pitchers | Sortable Stats | Odds

Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg was originally supposed to start last Friday, but he was pushed back due to forearm tightness. He was rescheduled to start Thursday's game against the Marlins, but now he's been pushed back again (Amanda Comak), manager Davey Johnson told reporters after Wednesday's loss to Atlanta.

The plan now is to start Strasburg Saturday because he wasn't able to get fully loose Wednesday night.

Strasburg, 25, is 7-9 with a 2.96 ERA, 1.04 WHIP and 181 strikeouts in 170 innings this season. He made 28 starts and was shut down after 159 1/3 innings last season, his first full campaign back from Tommy John surgery.

CBSSports Facebook Google Plus
COMMENTS
Conversation powered by Livefyre

mlb Video

July 3, 2015
Matt Moore talks about his first game back (1:11)
July 2, 2015
Matt Moore makes first start of 2015
(1:59)
July 2, 2015
Carlos Carrasco loses no hitter in 9th
(1:02)
July 2, 2015
Dipoto quit because of rift with Scioscia?
(0:54)

Latest

Most Popular