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Tonight, the king will finally pitch from his throne. Stephen Strasburg, the number one overall pick from a year ago, makes his anticipated debut tonight, in the nation's capital of Washington, DC. If you were under a rock for the past two months, it might not have been a bad thing. The most hyped prospect in the history of baseball was showcased on every MLB outlet possible. All of his starts in Triple-A were shown on television around the country, and no one came away not impressed. His ability to throw a consistent fastball of 99-102 mph is mind-boggling. His slider that ranges up to 95 mph is deadly as well. Because of Strasburg, the Washington Nationals are actually relevant in the D.C area. Getting off to a surprise start on the 2010 season, many feel Strasburg can keep the Nationals ...

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