Stephan Strasburg Debuts With a Bang

Posted: 9th June 2010 by Josh McCain in MLB
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Last night Nationals' Ballpark had an atmosphere that is usually reserved for September Pennant Races or October's post-season. But last night was a special night in Washington D.C. as Stephen Strasburg, the savior of the franchise, made his debut, And what a debut it was. Strasburg struck out 14 while only surrendering two earned runs, both of which came off of Delwyn Young's fourth inning home run. In seven innings of work he would throw 94 pitches and no walks--his final ERA was 2.57. All night the Pittsburgh Pirates struggled to keep up with his fastball and it seemed each players' knees buckled at the sight of Strasburg's breaking ball. All in all I couldn't think of a better debut for the young pitcher. With all the baseball world watching and all the pressure on him he simply did ...

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