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Stephen Strasburg

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 18: Clayton Kershaw #22 of the Los Angeles Dodgers pitches in the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Six of the National League Championship Series at Busch Stadium on October 18, 2013 in St Louis, Missouri.

Fantasy Baseball Preview: Starting Pitcher

CBS Local Sports breaks down the top starting pitchers for your fantasy baseball draft.

03/10/2014

Starting pitcher Edwin Jackson throws a pitch in the second inning during a game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park. (Credit: Patrick McDermott, Getty)

Cubs Beat Strasburg, Nationals 8-2

Jackson (1-5) retired 12 of Washington’s first 13 batters and allowed two runs and four hits in 5 1-3 innings. He earned his first win under a $52 million, four-year contract he signed after leaving Washington as a free agent.

05/11/2013

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Who Should You Draft? Fantasy Baseball’s Top 40 Players

If you’re fantasy baseball draft hasn’t happened already, it’s going to be happening soon. Here’s a look at the top five players at each position.

03/16/2013

Stephen Starsburg. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Spiegel: Strasburg Decision Shows How Little We Know

After all these decades of baseball, preserving and utilizing a pitcher’s arm still is a remarkably inexact science.

670 The Score–09/10/2012

Mark Prior sits in the dugout after he was pulled out of the game against the St. Louis Cardinals in 2005. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Wisch: Could ‘Prior’ Restraint Have Helped The Cubs?

But could something have really been different if the Cubs and manager-turned-punching-bag Dusty Baker had handled their one-time pitching wunderkinds in a different way?

CBS Chicago–08/16/2012

Kerry Wood. Photo credit JOHN ZICH/AFP/Getty Images)

Zuba: Wood Spoils Dempster’s Gem

This could have been a pretty special Opening Day for Ryan Dempster.

CBS Chicago–04/05/2012

Starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg #37 of the Washington Nationals delivers the ball against the Chicago Cubs during the opening day game at Wrigley Field on April 5, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Cubs Start Epstein Era With 2-1 Loss To Nationals

As Ryan Dempster left the field at Wrigley to a standing ovation, the Chicago Cubs looked ready to start the Theo Epstein era on a winning note. The cheers didn’t last. The lead didn’t either.

04/05/2012

Mark Buehrle delivers the ball against the Toronto Blue Jays at U.S. Cellular Field on September 27, 2011. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Report: Nationals Make Big Push For Buehrle

Mark Buehrle has been tabbed as the Washington Nationals’ top free agent target with general manager Mike Rizzo reportedly visiting the left-hander’s St. Louis home Monday.

11/21/2011

Phenom Strasburg to have Tommy John surgery

There has never been another baseball phenom like Stephen Strasburg. He has stood out from that pack in the way he’s been hyped and praised by the media, teammates and both current and former big […]

08/27/2010

Phenom Strasburg likely headed back to DL

WASHINGTON — Rookie ace Stephen Strasburg of the Washington Nationals is probably headed back to the disabled list. Strasburg strained a tendon in his right forearm over the weekend, and Nationals manager Jim Riggleman said […]

08/23/2010

Strasburg to DL

WASHINGTON — Rookie right-hander Stephen Strasburg has been placed on the 15-day disabled list by the Washington Nationals because of inflammation in his pitching shoulder.

07/29/2010

Yer Rout

Sox games against the Mariners are nice.  There should be more of them. The first two innings should result in additions to the hyphenated same of Seattle’s starting pitcher, Ryan Rowland-Smith-Bad-Thanks.

07/28/2010