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Washington Nationals NL East
Stephen Strasburg • #37 • SP
Status:Off season (on 40-man roster)
Ht/Wt:6'5", 240 lbs.
Born:Jul 20, 1988 (33 yrs) in San Diego, CA
Hometown:San Diego, CA
Experience:12 years
Drafted:Drafted by Washington in 2009 (1/1).
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Scouting Report
Assets: Has a golden arm with one of the best fastballs in the game, plus a knee-bending curve and impressive circle-change. Can also dominate with pinpoint control and command. Is an intimidating mound presence.
Flaws: One of the most hyped prospects of all time, perhaps the biggest ever, he needs to better handle the pressure every five days. Stamina is an issue, as is his injury history. Also needs to serve up fewer home runs.
Career Potential: Elite starter, when healthy.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
NL Silver Slugger 2012
MLB Named to the All-Star Game 2012
USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award 2009
College Baseball Dick Howser Trophy 2009
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