Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home > Baseball Newsstand > Baseball Primer Newsblog > Discussion
Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand

Sunday, September 02, 2012

Washington Post: Stephen Strasburg will make two more starts, final one on Sept. 12

Stephen Strasburg will make two more starts, his final one on Sept. 12 in New York against the New York Mets, before he is shut down for the season, Nationals Manager Davey Johnson said following the right-hander’s start on Sunday. ...

“We had our parameters in place at the beginning of the season, we had our philosophies and our protocols,” Nationals General Manager Mike Rizzo said following Sunday’s game, without giving a specific limit. “That seems like the right number of innings to end his season.”

Strasburg offered a muted reaction to the announcement, possibly a little shaken by the news. ”I’m
just focused on the next start,” he said. “That’s all I can really focus on right now. But we’re going to have to have a sit down and talk here soon. ...

Added Johnson:  “We’ve faced adversity all year long. We didn’t have our cleanup hitter, we didn’t have our closer. We lost our starting catcher, we lost Jayson Werth for two months. That’s just the way this year’s been. … We’ve been through it. We had Jordan Zimmermann shut down, and last year at this time he was throwing as good arguably as anyone on the staff. We survived.”

bobm Posted: September 02, 2012 at 08:51 PM | 1 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: nationals

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

   1. PS is probably a high functioning idiot Posted: September 03, 2012 at 10:30 AM (#4225451)
Wise Mr. Owl, how many starts does it take to get to the center of a Strasburg pop?
Let's see... One... *crunch*... Two!

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
Chicago Joe
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogOMNICHATTER 9-4-2015
(26 - 9:15pm, Sep 04)
Last: boteman asks Where's My Ring?

NewsblogDeadspin: Boras wants Harvey shut down after 180 IP
(31 - 9:12pm, Sep 04)
Last: Jim Furtado

NewsblogOTP - September 2015: Making Sense Of The Republican Presidential Race: It's Like Major League Baseball In August
(650 - 9:08pm, Sep 04)
Last: DJS From Suplex City!

NewsblogThe Ankiel House of Horror
(2 - 9:08pm, Sep 04)
Last: Leroy Kincaid

NewsblogBryce Harper's bizarre night: four runs, zero swings and a little bit of history
(20 - 8:50pm, Sep 04)
Last: Rickey! something like a pipe-bomb ready to blow

NewsblogJazayerli: A Dayton With Destiny
(11 - 8:39pm, Sep 04)
Last: Eric J can SABER all he wants to

NewsblogAbraham Almonte embracing his chance with Cleveland Indians after ditching a life of lies, anger and alcohol
(18 - 8:39pm, Sep 04)
Last: Leroy Kincaid

NewsblogOT: Soccer August 2015
(648 - 8:29pm, Sep 04)
Last: Mefisto

NewsblogOT - September 2015 College Football thread
(81 - 8:19pm, Sep 04)
Last: Lance Reddick! Lance him!

NewsblogOT: Wrestling Thread November 2014
(1109 - 8:05pm, Sep 04)
Last: i'm only STEAGLES when it's complicated

NewsblogBloop Hits: Warren Zevon and Bill Lee | FOX Sports
(23 - 7:05pm, Sep 04)
Last: Swedish Chef

NewsblogTim Lincecum's hip recovery stalls, and he might have thrown his last pitch as a Giant: "The bad days are outshining the good ones" - Giants Extra
(21 - 6:34pm, Sep 04)
Last: Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Griffin (Vlad)

NewsblogMetsblog: Dominic Smith Named FSL Player of the Year
(12 - 6:05pm, Sep 04)
Last: Johnny Sycophant-Laden Fora

NewsblogAs Kiermaier emerges, should Rays seek long-term deal? | Tampa Bay Times
(17 - 5:25pm, Sep 04)
Last: bbmck

NewsblogBreaking tradition: Brewers reschedule fan appreciation night; Chicago Cubs may be to blame
(2 - 4:52pm, Sep 04)
Last: Tulo's Fishy Mullet (mrams)

Page rendered in 0.1498 seconds
44 querie(s) executed