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Stephen Strasburg

26-Year-Old Pitcher – Washington Nationals

2014 Stats

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14-11

ERA

3.14

WHIP

1.12

K

242

SV

0

2015 RotoWire Projections

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2015 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

While it wasn't the breakout season his owners were likely expecting, Strasburg's 2014 was still his most successful to date, in no small part due to the fact that he managed to stay healthy. His 215 ...

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2015 ADP:  25.08

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 4"   WT: 228   DOB: 7/20/1988   BORN: San Diego, CA   COLLEGE: San Diego State   DRAFTED: 1st Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Stephen Strasburg Contract Information:

Signed a one-year, $7.4 million contract with the Nationals in January 2015, avoiding arbitration.

March 29, 2015  –  Stephen Strasburg News

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Stephen Strasburg Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2010 21 AA HAR 6 5 0 22.0 13 4 0 27 6 3 1 0 0 0 1.64 0.86
2010 21 AAA SYR 6 6 0 33.1 18 4 1 38 7 4 1 0 0 0 1.08 0.76
2010 21 MAJ WAS 12 12 0 68.0 56 22 5 92 17 5 3 0 0 0 2.91 1.07
2011 22 A HAG 1 3 0 6.1 9 7 1 13 3 0 1 0 0 0 9.95 1.97
2011 22 A POT 1 1 0 3.0 2 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.67
2011 22 AA HAR 1 1 0 6.0 1 0 0 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.17
2011 22 AAA SYR 1 1 0 5.0 2 1 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.80 0.40
2011 22 MAJ WAS 5 5 0 24.0 15 4 0 24 2 1 1 0 0 0 1.50 0.71
2012 23 MAJ WAS 28 28 0 159.3 136 56 15 197 48 15 6 0 0 0 3.16 1.15
2013 24 MAJ WAS 30 30 1 183.0 136 61 16 191 56 8 9 0 0 0 3.00 1.05
2014 25 MAJ WAS 34 34 0 215.0 198 75 23 242 43 14 11 0 0 0 3.14 1.12
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3-Year Averages     30 30 0 185.8 156 64 18 210 49 12 8 0 0 0 3.10 1.10
Career  (View All)     109 109 1 649.3 541 218 59 746 166 43 30 0 3.02 1.09

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Stephen Strasburg Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Days To Display:    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30    Show 60Show 60
DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Sep. 27 Mia 6.0 2 0 0 0 1 7 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.14 1.12
Sep. 21 @Mia 7.0 3 0 0 0 2 5 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.23 1.14
Sep. 15 @Atl 7.0 5 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.34 1.15
Sep. 10 Atl 6.0 7 3 3 1 0 8 1 1 0 L 0 0 0 3.46 1.17
Sep. 5 Phi 6.0 4 1 1 0 0 5 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.43 1.17
Aug. 30 @Sea 7.7 6 1 1 1 0 8 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.49 1.19
Aug. 24 SF 4.0 8 5 5 2 2 4 0 1 0 - 0 0 0 3.59 1.20
Aug. 19 Ari 8.0 3 1 1 1 1 4 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.41 1.17
Aug. 14 @NYM 7.0 3 1 0 0 2 8 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.53 1.21
Aug. 8 @Atl 5.0 7 7 7 4 2 9 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 3.68 1.23
Aug. 3 Phi 7.0 3 0 0 0 1 10 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.39 1.21
Jul. 29 @Mia 7.0 4 1 1 0 2 4 0 1 0 L 0 0 0 3.55 1.24
Last 14 Days
2 Games:  Avg. 6.5 IP/G
13.0 5 0 0 0 3 12 0 0 0 2-0 0 0 0 0.00 0.62
Last 30 Days
6 Games:  Avg. 6.6 IP/G
39.7 27 5 5 2 3 40 1 1 0 4-1 0 0 0 1.13 0.76
Last 60 Days
12 Games:  Avg. 6.5 IP/G
77.7 55 20 19 9 13 79 1 3 0 7-3 0 0 0 2.20 0.88

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Stephen Strasburg Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201438393228317011.234
2013347793767808.218
20123448827841426.271

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20144851492111523212.254
20133841121969818.197
201230910921521119.185

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Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
2014116.093014018112.561.03
201399.05401081861.730.87
201277.36308819113.491.18

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201499.058010225123.821.23
201384.03508338104.501.26
201282.09301092942.851.13
Stephen Strasburg Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2010 21 AA HAR 6 5 22.0 11.05 2.45 4.50 0.00 78.9% 1.64 1.70 .271
2010 21 AAA SYR 6 6 33.1 10.33 1.90 5.43 0.27 87.5% 1.08 1.93 .235
2010 21 MAJ WAS 12 12 68.0 12.18 2.25 5.41 0.66 1.68 75% 97.3 MPH 2.91 2.20 .338
2011 22 A HAG 1 3 6.1 19.18 4.43 4.33 1.48 45.5% 9.95 3.04 .656
2011 22 A POT 1 1 3.0 15.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 100% 0.00 -0.13 .366
2011 22 AA HAR 1 1 6.0 6.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 100% 0.00 2.37 .072
2011 22 AAA SYR 1 1 5.0 12.60 0.00 0.00 0.00 50% 1.80 0.40 .220
2011 22 MAJ WAS 5 5 24.0 9.00 0.75 12.00 0.00 0.92 76.5% 95.8 MPH 1.50 1.45 .256
2012 23 MAJ WAS 28 28 159.3 11.13 2.71 4.10 0.85 1.34 75.7% 95.7 MPH 3.16 2.93 .324
2013 24 MAJ WAS 30 30 183.0 9.39 2.75 3.41 0.79 1.73 74.4% 95.3 MPH 3.00 3.36 .270
2014 25 MAJ WAS 34 34 215.0 10.13 1.80 5.63 0.96 1.54 76.1% 94.8 MPH 3.14 3.01 .324
2015 RotoWire Projections     Subscribe now to see our 2015 projections for Stephen Strasburg
3-Year Averages     30 30 185.8 10.17 2.37 4.29 0.87 75.4% 3.10 2.99 .305
Career     109 109 649.3 10.34 2.30 4.49 0.82 75.5% 3.02 2.88 .308

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2014 Stat Review for Stephen Strasburg    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2014 (min 145 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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5.63 K/BB
ELITE
10.13 K/9
ELITE
1.80 BB/9
GOOD
94.8 MPH Fastball
ELITE
1.0 HR/9
WEAK
1.54 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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3.14 ERA
GOOD
1.12 WHIP
GREAT
3.01 FIP
GREAT
BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

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.324 BABIP
HIGH
76.1% Strand Rate
ABOVE AVERAGE

2015 Projected Stats Breakdown for Stephen Strasburg

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Stephen Strasburg: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Strasburg (ankle) will throw another bullpen session on Tuesday before rejoining the rotation on Saturday, the Washington Post reports.

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Strasburg (ankle) will throw one more bullpen session before rejoining the Nats' rotation, MASN's Dan Kolko reports.

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Strasburg suffered a left ankle sprain while conditioning Friday and will miss his scheduled spring start Sunday.

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Strasburg scattered three hits and struck out five over four shutout innings against the Tigers on Tuesday.

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Strasburg will make his scheduled start Thursday in minor league camp instead of in Grapefruit League action as he deals with an ingrown toenail.

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Strasburg and the Nationals avoided arbitration Friday, with the right-hander signing a one-year, $7.4 million deal, Bill Ladson of MLB.com reports.

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Strasburg was tendered a contract prior to Tuesday's deadline.

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Strasburg allowed two runs (one earned) over five innings in his postseason debut Friday against the Giants, giving up eight hits and a walk while striking out two.

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Strasburg will start Game 1 of the NLDS against the Giants on Friday.

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2014

Oh, the agony of being a Stephen Strasburg owner. He tossed a career-high 183 innings in 2013, with a plus strikeout rate, ERA and WHIP, yet somehow managed to win just eight games. He had an injury scare to boot, although the eventual culprit seemed to be nothing more than bone chips in his elbow. All the tools are there for him to be among the game's elite pitchers, but until he actually strikes out 200 batters or wins 20 games in a season, there are going to be question marks. Of course, those same question marks could make Strasburg a relative bargain in 2014 if he does finally put it all together.

2013

Despite his team-mandated innings cap, Strasburg still returned ace-like numbers, winning 15 games and striking out nearly 200 batters with solid ratios. He may only be scratching the surface though. His .311 BABIP seems ripe for a drop given his ridiculous stuff, and without the distraction of a workload restriction the 24-year-old could improve in areas like groundball and walk rates. He still needs to prove he can handle a full season's workload of course, but that lack of a track record is the only thing keeping him from being the first starter off the board come draft day.

2012

Strasburg spent most of 2011 rehabbing from Tommy John surgery, but did manage to throw 24 innings with the Nationals as a part of that process. As expected in the first year, Strasburg’s velocity was not all the way back to his 2010 level, but he did average 95.3 mph and touched 99 mph on occasion. Additionally, he cut his breaking ball usage in half, which contributed to fewer swinging strikes. However, his control was impeccable, as he walked only five in 44.1 innings. Look for him to come back strong in 2012, but there will be some bumps along the way as he attempts to regain his elite status.

2011

The Double-S Express did everything he could to make everyone happy in his rookie season. He graced a few minor league parks with his presence and put on a dominating show, sliced through big league lineups after his callup like a 97-mph fastball through butter to prove that all the hype wasn't out of line, and then broke down to make all the naysayers who lobbed Mark Prior comparisons his way feel all full of themselves. Tommy John surgery wasn't the worst possible outcome as injuries go, though, and while he'll likely miss all of 2011 his projected future rotation-mate Jordan Zimmermann made it back in about a calendar year, so there's a chance Strasburg will be back on the mound in September. Don't fret too much if the Nats treat him with kid gloves in his rehab, though. This is a kid who posted an absolutely insane K/BB ratio of 5.41 in his first crack at the majors. In keeper leagues, he's worth waiting for.

2010

Set aside the hype for a minute and look at what the Nationals actually got for their first overall pick and $15 million dollars. Strasburg hits triple digits on radar guns with regularity, has a plus curve and a changeup which is already OK even though he barely needed to use it in college, knows where the ball is going when he throws it, and has the big-game mentality to go out and rack up a 17-K no-hitter in his final home start for San Diego State. His inability to stay healthy in his Arizona Fall League stint is a bit worrisome, but none of the injuries were serious or directly arm-related and he'll have all winter to heal. The Nats have indicated they aren't going to rush him, and considering the state of the team they certainly have no reason to, but given what he could already do on the mound as a 20-year-old "not rushing him" could mean keeping Strasburg out of the major league rotation all the way until May. The specter of Mark Prior hangs over him (there are some similarities in their mechanics) but even Prior had a couple of very good big league seasons before breaking down, so at least in the short term if there were even such a thing as a can't miss pitching prospect, Strasburg would be it.