Category: ‘Starting Pitchers’

Washington Nationals’ GM Mike Rizzo: We Want to Keep Stephen Strasburg After 2016
March 5th, 2016 at 1:25 PM
With one year remaining on his contract with the Washington Nationals, some wonder if Stephen Strasburg is destined to follow someone like Jordan Zimmermann out the door after the season with hopes of landing the next big free agent contract on the open market. ***PHOTO1*** With so much money tied into Max...

Scott Boras Says Nationals, Stephen Strasburg not Talking Long Term Contract
February 16th, 2016 at 2:12 PM
Stephen Strasburg appears to be headed for free agency at the end of the 2016 season. According to Strasburg's agent, Scott Boras, the two sides will talk after the season. “We amicably agreed to a one-year deal (for 2016),” Boras said. “He’s going to pitch, and we’ll see where it...

Gio Gonzalez Looks to Continue Early Season Success Against the Power Hitting Chicago White Sox
April 9th, 2013 at 9:39 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Washington Nationals (4-2) will play host to the Chicago White Sox (4-2) tonight at Nationals Park, looking to go 4-0 at home for the first time since 2003, when the team was the Montreal Expos. Gio Gonzalez will get the ball for the Nationals, in a matchup against White...

Washington Nationals Rotation Ready to Lead
February 12th, 2013 at 8:00 AM
In winning 98 games last year the Washington Nationals showed the National League how lethal their starting rotation was.  Although anchored down by a controversial innings limit, ace Stephen Strasburg went to the All-Star Game, along with 21-game winner Gio Gonzalez.  Jordan Zimmermann, who in pitching a full year after...

Washington Nationals Making Wrong Decision to Shut Down Stephen Strasburg
September 8th, 2012 at 10:25 PM
The Washington Nationals front office has decided to stick to its guns, remaining steadfast in the decision to shutdown Stephen Strasburg. Washington announced earlier today that their ace would be sat down for the rest of the season, despite earlier reports of Strasburg having a start or two left in...