September 28, 2021

Washington Nationals’ Stephen Strasburg has another setback in rehab from neck strain… (Federal Baseball)


Unfortunately for Stephen Strasburg and the strength of the Washington Nationals’ rotation, the 32-year-old right-hander suffered another setback as he’s working to return from a neck strain which landed him on the Injured List for the second time in 2021 back on June 2nd. It sounds like the team is trying to reset after he felt discomfort after throwing for the second time in a few weeks.

“Strasburg, once again, he had an uncomfortable feeling in his neck,” Davey Martinez said in a Zoom call with reporters before last night’s series opener with Baltimore’s Orioles in Oriole Park at Camden Yards.

“So we backed him down again,” Martinez explained, “and now we’re going to have to figure something else out for him. I know they’re going to look at some different options, see if we can find another specialist for him to go see. But as of right now, this continues to happen to him, so we need to figure something else out for him. It’s unfortunate, I know he’s trying really hard to get back on that mound and continue to come back, but like I said before, I want him back fully healthy, so we’re going to weigh all options here, but as of right now we kind…

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