Highlights of Strasburg Highlights

October 19, 2009

It seems that, despite the playoffs currently going full steam ahead, people are still interested in young Nats starter Stephen Strasburg. He started his first game in the Arizona Fall League, and here are a few articles talking about his awesomeness, with highlights of these highlights.

From ESPN:

Stephen Strasburg did not disappoint in his Arizona Fall League debut Friday night. The No. 1 overall selection in the June amateur entry draft faced 11 batters, striking out two. He recorded 10 outs during his 50-pitch outing, throwing 32 strikes, and no runner reached second base.

[He] threw his fastball 32 times, averaging 95 miles per hour. He topped out at 98 mph and reached 97 six other times. Read the rest of this entry »