Strasburg to DL and Lineups

In a move that seemed inevitable, the Nationals placed right-handed pitcher Stephen Strasburg on the 15-Day DL with right shoulder inflammation, retroactive to July 22–the day after his last start.

 

“They’re taking every precaution with me,” Strasburg said. “It’s doing great already, making big strides, so I’ll just keep getting better, keep getting stronger and when the time comes, I’m going to be ready to go.”

 

The move made room for Scott Olsen who will take the hill for the Nats in his first start since May 21. Olsen has been out with shoulder stiffness.

 

Olsen missed the last 59 games after he was placed on the DL on May 22 with left shoulder tightness. The 26-year-old went 0-0 with a 3.21 ERA (5 ER/14.0 IP) in four rehab starts. Olsen is 2-2 with a 3.77 ERA in eight starts with the Nationals this season. In the six starts prior to his DL stint, he went 2-1 with a 2.04 ERA.

 

Braves (58-42):

1.    Martin Prado – 2B

2.    Jason Heyward – RF

3.    Chipper Jones – 3B

4.    Troy Glaus – 1B

5.    Matt Diaz – LF

6.    Omar Infante – SS

7.    David Ross – C

8.    Melky Cabrera – CF

9.    Derek Lowe – SP (10-8, 4.48 ERA)

 Nationals (43-58):

1.      Nyjer Morgan – CF

2.      Adam Kennedy – 2B

3.      Ryan Zimmerman – 3B

4.      Adam Dunn – 1B

5.      Josh Willingham – LF 

6.      Michael Morse – RF

7.      Ian Desmond – SS

8.      Wil Nieves – C

9.      Scott Olsen – SP (2-2, 3.77 ERA)

 

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