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There's no two ways about it: Stephen Strasburg's performance Tuesday night was one for the ages. The 21-year-old phenom had Pirates' bats catching more air than a lateen sail in his debut, and aside from a brief blip in the form of a two-run homer by Delwyn Young, his opponents looked simply baffled all evening. His line of 14 strikeouts and zero walks in just seven innings is a feat achieved by just five others. Ever. At least two of those five(Randy Johnson and Roger Clemens) and likely a third (Mike Mussina) will be in Cooperstown in a few short years. But one start or even one season does not a Cy Young winner make. Certainly Mark Prior, among others, can tell you that. There's no reason to think Strasburg will catch the injury bug as badly as Prior did, ...

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