Stephen Strasburg To the Disabled List? OMG! OMG! OMG!

Ron KaplanContributor IJuly 29, 2010

From the AP via

"Rookie right-hander Stephen Strasburg has been placed on the 15-day disabled list by the Washington Nationals because of inflammation in his pitching shoulder.

Thursday’s move is retroactive to July 22nd, a day after he made his last appearance. The No. 1 overall pick in the 2009 amateur draft was scratched minutes before he was to make his tenth major league start Tuesday, because his right shoulder felt stiff while he was warming up in the bullpen.

Strasburg is 5-2 with a 2.32 ERA, 75 strikeouts and 15 walks in 54 1-3 innings since making his major league debut June 8th."

Remember in his debut, the announcers kept opining how long manager Jim Riggleman would allow him to pitch?

Hall of Fame pitcher and current Senator Jim (your tax dollars at work) Bunning remembers a time when men were men.

Curious as to whose head will be the first to roll if Strausburg has lingering problems.