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Nationals | Stephen Strasburg scratched again

Sat, 25 Jun 2016 16:46:04 -0700

Washington Nationals SP Stephen Strasburg (back) was scratched Sunday, June 26, with discomfort in his back. SP Tanner Roark will start on normal rest.

Fantasy Tip: Roark has a good matchup against the Milwaukee Brewers for DFS usage. Stay tuned to see how long Strasburg is expected to miss.

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Nationals | Stephen Straburg set for start Sunday

Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:04:53 -0700

Washington Nationals SP Stephen Strasburg (back) threw a light bullpen session Friday, June 24, and he is expected to make his start against the Milwaukee Brewers Sunday, June 26.

Fantasy Tip: Strasburg is providing fantasy ace numbers this season with 10 wins, a 2.90 ERA, a 1.07 WHIP and 118 strikeouts through 93 innings. Start him confidently whenever he takes the hill.

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Nationals | Stephen Strasburg hopeful for next start

Tue, 21 Jun 2016 05:55:08 -0700

Updating a previous report, Washington Nationals SP Stephen Strasburg (back) is hopeful to make his next start after suffering a "little pinch" in his back while lifting weights over the weekend. The injury is not considered serious.

Fantasy Tip: Strasburg would be a great DFS start against the Milwaukee Brewers if he's cleared this weekend.

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Nationals | Yusmeiro Petit solid in spot start

Mon, 20 Jun 2016 23:57:02 -0700

Washington Nationals SP Yusmeiro Petit stepped in for the start Monday, June 20, against the Los Angeles Dodgers in place of the injured SP Stephen Strasburg. He allowed three runs, five hits and a walk with five strikeouts over six innings in a loss.

Fantasy Tip: Petit stepped up and did a great job considering he learned he was starting just 80 minutes before the game. If he gets another chance to start he might be worth a look in deeper NL-only fantasy and DFS play.

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Nationals | Stephen Strasburg scratched from start

Mon, 20 Jun 2016 18:11:40 -0700

Washington Nationals SP Stephen Strasburg (back) was scratched from his scheduled start Monday, June 20, against the Los Angeles Dodgers due to a strained upper back. SP Yusmeiro Petit will start in his absence.

Fantasy Tip: Strasburg was to be a two-start pitcher this week for fantasy owners in head-to-head leagues, too, but that's now off. Wait to see if he can throw his mid-week bullpen session and get the green light for his next scheduled start next weekend before activating him again in daily leagues.

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Nationals | Stephen Strasburg impressive Wednesday

Wed, 15 Jun 2016 18:58:29 -0700

Washington Nationals SP Stephen Strasburg allowed one run on six hits over seven innings in a no-decision against the Chicago Cubs Wednesday, June 15, with one walk and eight strikeouts.

Fantasy Tip: Strasburg is 10-0 with a 2.90 ERA over 14 starts this year and should be viewed as a must-start option in all fantasy formats regardless of the opponent. His next scheduled appearance will come against the Los Angeles Dodgers Monday, June 20.

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Nationals | Stephen Strasburg improves to 10-0

Fri, 10 Jun 2016 19:32:23 -0700

Washington Nationals SP Stephen Strasburg won his 13th straight decision and improved to 10-0 on the year, allowing four runs on five hits while walking one and striking out 10 over seven innings against the Philadelphia Phillies Friday, June 10.

Fantasy Tip: The calf injury that forced him out of his last start didn't seem to be an issue, and Strasburg continues to be an elite DFS play thanks to his strikeout totals.

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Nationals | Stephen Starsburg talks early exit

Sun, 05 Jun 2016 05:07:42 -0700

Washington Nationals SP Stephen Strasburg (calf) said he was dehydrated during his start Saturday, June 4, and after treatment his calf muscle is fine.

Fantasy Tip: With free agency ahead after the season, Strasburg is putting together an excellent campaign to receive in a huge payday. In the meantime, it is his fantasy owners who are cashing in. Strasburg has nine wins with a 2.85 ERA, 1.09 WHIP and 100 strikeouts through 79 innings this season. View him as a fantasy ace going forward.

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Nationals | Stephen Strasburg exits

Sat, 04 Jun 2016 15:20:17 -0700

Washington Nationals SP Stephen Strasburg (calf) left his start Saturday, June 4, with what appeared to be a cramp in his left calf. He allowed three runs on four hits and two walks while fanning 10 in 5 1/3 innings against the Cincinnati Reds.

Fantasy Tip: He was nearing 100 pitches, and it didn't appear to be serious. He should be fine, but keep an eye on the situation.

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Nationals | Stephen Strasburg using his changeup

Sun, 29 May 2016 18:37:11 -0700

Washington Nationals SP Stephen Strasburg is holding opposing hitters to a 0.078 batting average (4-for-51) against his changeup this year, and he credited better command of all his pitches for his success this season.

Fantasy Tip: Strasburg is pitching like the ace he was expected to be when he broke into the majors, and he is the type of player you build around in DFS play.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: MASNSports.com - Byron Kerr