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Stephen Strasburg underwent surgery Wednesday for carpal tunnel syndrome in his pitching hand.
He'll be sidelined for the duration of the 2020 season. The good news is Nationals GM Mike Rizzo is optimistic that the right-hander will be ready for the start of the 2021 campaign.
Stephen Strasburg will have hand surgery on Wednesday in Baltimore. The procedure is to repair the carpel tunnel neuritis in his right hand.
Nationals GM Mike Rizzo believes the injury was caused by repetition over the years. "We think that once he gets the surgery, he’ll be back ready to go when Spring Training 2021 starts, and he should be good moving forward." Rizzo also stated. The big right-hander will have plenty of time to rehab before the 2021 season.
Stephen Strasburg (hand) was placed on the 60-day injured list Saturday, and will undergo surgery next week.
Strasburg will under surgery on his hand and miss the rest of the season. He was diagnosed with carpel tunnel neuritis in his right hand. The 32-year-old was placed on the 60-day injured list. Strasburg owned a 10.80 ERA, 1.80 WHIP and two strikeouts across two starts in 2020. Wil Crowe was recalled in a corresponding move.
Nationals co-ace Stephen Strasburg has been diagnosed with carpal tunnel syndrome in his right ahnd.
Strasburg has made just two starts this season as he has been dealing with the issue all summer. Nationals manager Dave Martinez said the team is still coming up with a plan to address the problem. Surgery is on the table, which would all but end Strasburg's year.
Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg, who left his start yesterday in the first inning, is headed back to the injured list. Strasburg began the year on the IL due to a nerve issue in his hand.
After Strasburg's first start, he admitted to not feeling 100% and to his hand feeling worse as he went deeper into the game. Those were both red flags, and he's now headed back to the IL. We don't know how serious the issue is or how long he figures to be sidelined, but him heading right back to the IL after spending the first few weeks there with the same issue is a troubling development.