Stephen Strasburg Tommy John Surgery: Nats Phenom to Go Under the Knife

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Stephen Strasburg Tommy John Surgery: Nats Phenom to Go Under the Knife
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They are the two words no pitcher wants to hear, but for Washington Nationals phenom prospect Stephen Strasburg, it appears "Tommy John" will soon enter his vocabulary.

The right-hander who took baseball by storm this summer appears headed for surgery, much to the dismay of the Nationals organization and baseball fans alike.

It is a very tough blow for a pitcher that not only the Nationals, but Major League Baseball as well, anticipate will be a star for the next decade.

Here is the latest on the injury concerns regarding baseball's top prospect.

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