Mon, 30 Mar 2015 04:31:58 -0700
Washington Nationals SP Jordan Zimmermann and SP Stephen Strasburg may be allowed to leave the team via free agency. Because both pitchers received Tommy John surgery in the past, a risk of re-injury rises after around 400-600 innings.
Fantasy Tip: Both pitchers are still worth drafting in higher rounds of NL and mixed leagues for now. The Nationals are gambling down the road the pitchers may be more ineffective, but the current Nationals rotation may be one of the best baseball has seen in years.
Fri, 27 Mar 2015 07:31:17 -0700
Washington Nationals SP Stephen Strasburg (ankle) is set to start Saturday, March 28, after missing two starts with an ingrown toenail and a sprained ankle.
Fantasy Tip: Strasburg ($8,000, 16.0% of cap) is a risky SP1 on FantasyScore early in the season because of his limitations this spring.
Sun, 22 Mar 2015 07:15:58 -0700
Washington Nationals SP Stephen Strasburg (ankle) said his ankle is feeling better and is expected to have a long toss session Sunday, March 22.
Fantasy Tip: Strasburg still has a few weeks to prepare for the regular season, but owners should still monitor the situation. Strasburg should be ready for the start of the season and likely will be selected in one of the early rounds of drafts.
Sat, 21 Mar 2015 14:53:48 -0700
Washington Nationals SP Stephen Strasburg (ankle) will miss his start Sunday, March 22, after he sprained his left ankle in conditioning drills.
Fantasy Tip: The injury doesn't appear serious, but he has missed two starts now to an ingrown toenail and the ankle. He has only logged 5 2/3 innings thus far, and he's going to be in a pinch to stretch out his arm to be ready for the season. He still has time to stretch out, but it's questionable whether he has enough time to work on stuff to be the frontline starter he can be off the bat. At $8,000 (16.0% of your cap), we're probably passing the first week on FantasyScore.
Wed, 11 Mar 2015 14:40:40 -0700
Washington Nationals SP Stephen Strasburg (toe) will be scratched from his scheduled spring outing Thursday, March 12, due to an ingrown toenail. Instead, he'll see work in a minor league game.
Fantasy Tip: It's a minor setback for Strasburg. He'll be fine for opening day, and you should continue to consider him a top-10 fantasy starting pitcher in 2015 worthy of taking in the early rounds of drafts.
Mon, 19 Jan 2015 09:41:36 -0800
Washington Nationals SP Stephen Strasburg is very much available on the trade market this offseason, and both sides think it is the right time to move on, according to sources.
Sun, 18 Jan 2015 14:47:23 -0800
If the Washington Nationals sign free-agent SP Max Scherzer (Tigers), the team could trade one of its starting pitchers. Although SP Jordan Zimmermann has been mentioned, sources say SP Stephen Strasburg could come up in trade talks.
Fri, 16 Jan 2015 09:00:59 -0800
Washington Nationals SP Stephen Strasburg will make $7.4 million as part of his one-year deal to avoid arbitration Friday, Jan. 16, according to a person familiar with the negotiation. He made $3.975 million last year and has one more year of arbitration eligibility.
Fri, 16 Jan 2015 06:44:09 -0800
Washington Nationals SP Stephen Strasburg avoided arbitration by signing a one-year deal with the team Friday, Jan. 16.
Tue, 07 Oct 2014 16:21:56 -0700
Washington Nationals SP Stephen Strasburg will be available out of the bullpen in Game 4 of the National League Division Series against the San Francisco Giants Tuesday, Oct. 7. SP Jordan Zimmermann will be available only in an "extreme emergency." It would be Strasburg's normal turn for a potential Game 5 Thursday, Oct. 9, while Zimmermann could also pitch on normal rest.