(Steve and Stephen share a laugh after Strasburg's day was over. Screen cap via MASN/TV.)
“I feel like I’m just getting started. I had to prove [to myself] that I could throw my breaking ball for a strike. That was something that I was searching for this last month.”
(Stephen Strasburg, via Washington Times, 9/28/2011)
“He’s now one of the boys. He’s back. That was more than a teaser.” (Davey Johnson, via Washington Post 9/28/2011)
He's back. Is it 2012 yet?
Ho hum, Strasburg's line: 6 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 2 BB, 10 K 79 pitches, 54 strikes. No big deal.
So, how many days until pitchers and catcher report? And how many days until Opening Day 2012, when Stephen Strasburg takes the mound at Wrigley for the Nats?