Tag Archives: injuries

Feel free to be gloomy


Stephen Strasburg has a torn elbow ligament and will likely require Tommy John aurgery, says MLB.com reporter Bill Ladson. On a list of pitchers that have had Tommy John surgery, the picture is mixed, but there have been a lot … Continue reading

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Nationals’ semi-scintillating September


The Nationals will not make the playoffs this year. Stephen Strasburg is likely to be shut down within the day; Post Columnist and super Nationals booster Thomas Boswell may or may not have prompted this decision. Grim to the brim, … Continue reading

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Harper to rock stirups, MLB pitching by next year


Not sure about the former but I’m certain about the latter. I pity the foo’ that underestimates Bryce Harper. Let me say it here first: Harper, the owner of a new $9.9 million, five-year contract, will get his first major … Continue reading

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You can’t go 20-0 with a 0.00 ERA


On Tuesday, Stephen Strasburg, the sum of all of Washington’s athletic hopes, got shelled. 4.1 innings/6 hits/6 ER/4 SO Tomorrow, he pitches again. I am sure there are fans out there who are concerned he is an injury risk. Should … Continue reading

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Pondering the unruly teens


The brawl that spilled onto the Metro Friday night was scary. And frequent Metro users or visitors to Chinatown will have had at least one front row seat to general teen unruliness. Typical teenagers, right? Kids brawl on the Metro … Continue reading

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Strasburg DL’d for inflammation of the shoulder


Post story If I had to put this on a scale of concern from a Latos sneeze (the low-end) to a Mark Fidrych’s arm after 1977 (the HIGH end) I’d say it’s a lot more sneezarific. Why not to be … Continue reading

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