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In his first three Triple-A starts, Stephen Strasburg did not allow a run—earned or otherwise—while blowing away the more seasoned hitters in the highest minor league. Monday night, in what promises to be one of his last tune-ups for his major league duty, Strasburg got into trouble in two straight innings, allowing a pair of runs, including the first earned run against him in Triple-A.He ended up going just five innings and 52 pitches, his shortest outing since his promotion to Syracuse. Strasburg mowed through the first inning on seven pitches, five for strikes, sitting the Toledo Mud Hens down 1-2-3.  The big right-hander gave up a single in the second, but stranded the runner without advancement. In the third, however, leadoff hitter Deik Scram (seriously) gr ...

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