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With all the hype surrounding 21-year-old rookie Stephen Strasburg, it's no wonder his adrenaline began pumping early Tuesday afternoon. But, after taking the mound on Tuesday night, the fireballer got down to business and had one of the most successful debuts in major league history. He would throw 96 pitches over seven innings of work and did not walk a single batter. Even more impressive than that however, was his 14 strikeouts that looked almost too easy. His fastballs ranged anywhere from 95 to 101 MPH and he used it to his advantage. When hitters began to look for it and prepare for it, Strasburg would throw one of the nastiest hooks at 81 MPH, which was about as unhittable as his fastball. Fans were on their feet for most of the night and for good reason. This young p ...

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