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Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Nationals’ Stephen Strasburg to undergo surgery, out for season

Stephen Strasburg’s season is over.

The Washington Nationals’ starter hasn’t pitched since June 1 due to a nerve issue in his neck. Nationals manager Dave Martinez told reporters Tuesday that Strasburg will have surgery on Wednesday, ending his season.

Martinez said the diagnosis for Strasburg is neurogenic thoracic outlet syndrome, per Jesse Dougherty of The Washington Post.

Strasburg has been on the injured list for nearly two months but threw a bullpen session last week in an effort to return to the mound. However, the 33-year-old righty was still dealing with discomfort in his neck. It wasn’t the first setback for Strasburg during the recovery process.

RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: July 27, 2021 at 05:52 PM | 5 comment(s)
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