WASHINGTON — Proper-hander Stephen Strasburg was activated from the 10-day injured record to start out for the Washington Nationals towards the Baltimore Orioles.
Strasburg had been on the injured record since April 15 with proper shoulder irritation. He’s 0-1 with a 6.30 ERA in two begins this season.
“We would like him to get as many outs as he can for so long as he probably can,” Nationals supervisor Davey Martinez stated. “I don’t wish to put any limitations on him and get as many outs as he probably can and hopefully hold us within the ballgame.”
Strasburg made one damage rehabilitation begin for Triple-A Rochester, permitting two hits over 4 1/3 scoreless innings on Might 16.
To make room for Strasburg on the roster, Washington optioned right-handed pitcher Kyle McGowin to Rochester.
Martinez additionally stated that right-handed pitchers Erick Fedde and Tanner Rainey, who have been positioned on the COVID-19 injured record, stay in quarantine in Chicago after Washington performed the Cubs. Martinez stated he doesn’t know when the pitchers will return.