Sport Stephen Strasburg injury update: Nationals starter headed to DL with right shoulder inflammation

23:24  09 june  2018
23:24  09 june  2018 Source:

Stephen Strasburg throws 6 scoreless; leaves in 7th with injury

  Stephen Strasburg throws 6 scoreless; leaves in 7th with injury Stephen Strasburg made it through six innings without a blemish, but gave up seven runs in the seventh and was removed with an injury.Strasburg exits with 2 out in the 7th, something wrong with hand or fingers of his glove hand.

Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg has been out since June 20 with an upper-back strain that forced him to the disabled list. Washington previously announced it reinstated Strasburg and placed pitcher Joe Ross on the 15-day DL with shoulder inflammation .

Stephen Strasburg surrendered just three hits over five shutout innings Sunday in the Nationals ’ win over the Marlins. Glover is progressing but still has a ways to go in his recovery from right shoulder inflammation .

Stephen Strasburg is headed to the disabled list.

a man wearing a baseball uniform throwing a ball: Stephen Strasburg © (Getty Images) Stephen Strasburg

The 29-year-old starter is being placed on the DL with right shoulder inflammation, according to a report from There is no timetable for his return.

Strasburg left his start Friday against the Giants after just two innings on the mound. He allowed five hits and three runs in Washington’s 9-5 loss.

Strasburg, a three-time All-Star, has registered a 6-6 record with a 3.46 ERA in 80 2/3 innings pitched this season. Strasburg went 15-4 and finished in third place of the NL Cy Young award voting in 2017.

The Nationals have opened the season with a 36-26 record. They’ve won three of their last four games.

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