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Stephen StrasburgTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: Washington Nationals MLB Years: 2010-2018
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Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick

PositionsP-202Position when DraftedRHPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameStephen James Strasburg
Height6-4Weight220BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJuly 20,1988 [29.312]PlaceSan Diego,California
High SchoolWest Hills (Santee,CA)
CollegeSan Diego State University (San Diego,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Washington Nationals [Team Picks] in the 1st round (1st overall) of the 2009 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$7,500,000Signing ScoutsMark BacaService Time7.118 (2017)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2010-MLB-#2 ... 2010-WAS-#1
MLB DebutJune 8,2010 [21.323]
OrganizationsWAS [9] Awards18Awards Voting2-84
TBC Player ID24929Retrosheet IDstras001MLBAM ID544931
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (47.96%) -- Curveball (19.87%) -- Changeup (16.92%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (11.48%) -- Slider (3.74%) -- Cutter (0.03%)
Fastball Velocity [2018] - 95.19 - [2017] - 95.68 - [2016] - 94.87 - [2015] - 95.36 - [2014] - 94.71 - [2013] - 95.25 - [2012] - 95.75 - [2011] - 95.89 - [2010] - 97.32
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Player Notes:   Member of the 2008 United States National Baseball team ... Opening day starter for Washington Nationals in 2012-2014,2017
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts91Walks81Hittable82SO/BB93vsPower82Hitting48Durability54Team.517Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2007San Diego StateMWCNCAA-1Fr37Rel18132.4325025000737.0181110015473100.894.38--3.6511.433.13.250-
2008San Diego StateMWCNCAA-1So37ST19831.5713130420097.06125171161335100.795.640.091.4812.308.31.727-
2009San Diego StateMWCNCAA-1Jr37ST201311.32151502200109.065171641919511100.775.370.331.5716.1010.26.929-
2010Harrisburg SenatorsEastAAwas37ST21311.64550000022.0139406270000.865.32--2.4511.054.50.750-
2010Syracuse ChiefsILAAAwas37ST21411.08660000033.0185417381100.754.860.271.8910.265.43.800-
2010Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST0721.3011110000055.031148113651100.805.040.162.1110.575.00.778-
2010Washington NationalsNLMLBwas37ST21532.9112120000068.0562522517922001.077.410.662.2512.185.41.6252.08
2011Hagerstown SunsSALAwas-ST22019.9533000006.098713131001.8912.791.424.2618.474.33.000-
2011Potomac NationalsCaroA+was-ST22000.0011000003.02000050000.676.00----15.000.00--
2011Harrisburg SenatorsEastAAwas-ST22100.0011000006.01000040000.171.50----6.000.001.000-
2011Syracuse ChiefsILAAAwas-ST22001.8011000005.02110070000.403.60----12.600.00--
2011Minor Totals (4 teams)Minor--ST0113.54660000020.0149813291000.846.200.441.3312.849.67.500-
2011Washington NationalsNLMLBwas37ST22111.50550000024.0155402240000.715.63--0.759.0012.00.5001.28
2012Washington NationalsNLMLBwas37ST231563.16282800000159.0136625615481975041.157.680.852.7111.134.10.7142.83
2013Washington NationalsNLMLBwas37ST24893.00303001100183.01367161165619173121.056.690.792.759.393.41.4713.21
2014Washington NationalsNLMLBwas37ST2514113.14343400000215.0198867523432427051.128.290.961.8010.135.63.5602.94
2015Harrisburg SenatorsEastAAwas9ST26011.8011000005.04210060000.807.20----10.800.00.000-
2015Syracuse ChiefsILAAAwas37ST26114.6622000009.295501161101.038.38--0.9314.9016.00.500-
2015Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST0123.68330000014.2137601221100.957.98--0.6113.5022.00.333-
2015Washington NationalsNLMLBwas37ST261173.46232300000127.0115564914261554031.118.130.991.8410.965.96.6112.81
2016Washington NationalsNLMLBwas37ST271543.60242400000147.2119595915441832021.107.250.912.6811.154.16.7892.92
2017Potomac NationalsCaroA+was37ST28001.8011000005.03110150000.805.40--1.809.005.00--
2017Washington NationalsNLMLBwas37ST281542.52282801100175.0131554913472043071.026.720.672.4110.474.34.7892.72
2018Washington NationalsNLMLBwasST29543.3610100000067.05428251017754131.067.251.342.2810.074.41.5560.60
MLB Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter89493.09194194022001165.29604474001113001363344361.087.410.862.3110.514.54.645-0.24
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter952.1721210000094.06131232181213200.835.760.191.7011.426.72.643-
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter521.88990000047.129111018612200.775.440.191.5011.447.63.714-
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter421.36770000033.01811506370000.734.91--1.6410.096.17.667-
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter001.1322000008.051101100000.755.63--1.1311.2510.00--
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter019.9533000006.098713131001.8912.791.424.2618.474.33.000-
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter2271.595328256407243.0144534355037519300.805.330.181.8513.877.50.759-
Washington Nationals Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter89493.09194194022001165.29604474001113001363344361.087.410.862.3110.514.54.645-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings1793.09373700000220.0181847521572576171.087.410.862.3110.514.54.654-0.24
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings21122.17484800000220.014172535422797500.835.760.191.7011.426.72.636-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2010Harrisburg SenatorsEastAAwas37p2147121002000001000.286.286.429.715318.286.143.143.3090.000.000.000.000.0050.00
2010Syracuse ChiefsILAAAwas37p2123120002000101000.667.667.6671.3342041.000.000.000.5970.0025.000.000.000.000.00
2010Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         610241004000102000.400.400.500.9005112.444.100.100.3950.008.330.000.000.0025.00
2010Washington NationalsNLMLBwas37p211120010001000702000.050.050.050.1001022.077.000.000.0450.0031.820.000.000.000.00
2011Washington NationalsNLMLBwas37p2256100000000302000.000.000.000.000008.000.000.000.0000.0037.500.000.000.000.00
2012Washington NationalsNLMLBwas37p23284741340170031312000.277.333.426.75920553.364.149.213.3325.6624.534.331.8947.0038.46
2013Washington NationalsNLMLBwas37p24304927200200223010000.143.176.184.3609261.269.041.082.1643.2837.7011.500.000.0028.57
2014Washington NationalsNLMLBwas37p2534603610030072609001.100.194.117.3117176.176.017.133.1589.2134.213.710.000.0016.67
2015Harrisburg SenatorsEastAAwas9p2610000000000001000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2015Washington NationalsNLMLBwas37p2623381500000021706000.132.175.132.3075046.238.000.053.1444.3536.968.500.000.000.00
2016Washington NationalsNLMLBwas37p27224831010020021100702.208.211.229.44011157.227.021.063.1853.5119.305.500.000.0010.00
2017Washington NationalsNLMLBwas37p2826545700230021404000.130.161.241.40213260.132.111.148.1743.3323.337.003.3327.0028.57
2018Washington NationalsNLMLBwasp291021020000002703000.095.174.095.2692026.143.000.095.1377.6926.923.500.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter1893431951803180020121138703.149.194.198.3926811409.212.049.108.0004.8929.586.050.73114.3321.57
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter710241004000103000.400.400.500.9005113.444.100.100.0000.007.690.000.000.0025.00
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter23120002000101000.667.667.6671.3342041.000.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter57121002000002000.286.286.429.715319.286.143.143.0000.000.000.000.000.0050.00
Washington Nationals Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter1893431951803180020121138703.149.194.198.3926811409.212.049.108.0004.8929.586.050.73114.3321.57
Average MLB - Per 162 games1622941644703150017104133603.149.194.198.392589351.212.049.108.0004.8929.586.050.73114.3321.57
Average Minor - Per 162 games162231469323009300023069000.400.400.500.90011623301.444.100.100.0000.007.690.000.000.0025.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2010Harrisburg Senators EastAAwas21P5---1--111.0000.20------5100.03.5
2010Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAwas21P6---6-1661.0001.00------6100.04.2
2010Washington NationalsNLMLBwas21P121268431-87.8750.580.10-----12100.07.4
2011Potomac Nationals CaroA+was22P1---1--111.0001.00------1100.00.7
2011Harrisburg Senators EastAAwas22P1---1--111.0001.00------1100.00.7
2011Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAwas22P1---------------1100.00.7
2011Washington NationalsNLMLBwas22P5524-3--331.0000.600.13-----5100.03.1
2012Washington NationalsNLMLBwas23P28281591513--28281.0001.000.1814287.5-28100.017.3
2013Washington NationalsNLMLBwas24P3030183919--28281.0000.930.1513572.2-30100.018.5
2014Washington NationalsNLMLBwas25P34342151325424238.9051.120.1813668.4-34100.021.0
2015Harrisburg Senators EastAAwas26P1---1--111.0001.00------1100.00.7
2015Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAwas26P2---1--111.0000.50------2100.01.4
2015Washington NationalsNLMLBwas26P2323127392-1412.8570.520.094266.7-23100.014.2
2016Washington NationalsNLMLBwas27P242414789111817.9440.710.123350.0-24100.014.8
2017Potomac Nationals CaroA+was28P1---3--331.0003.00------1100.00.7
2017Washington NationalsNLMLBwas28P282817513101-2423.9580.820.137463.6-28100.017.3
MLB Totals for P - 8 season(s)-   P1841841098659193165156.9450.850.14542271.1-1840.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P9---7-1771.0000.78------90.00.0
AA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P7---3--331.0000.43------70.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P2---4--441.0002.00------20.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2010Harrisburg Senators EastAAwas215----------
2010Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAwas216----------
2010Washington NationalsNLMLBwas2112----------
2011Potomac Nationals CaroA+was221----------
2011Harrisburg Senators EastAAwas221----------
2011Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAwas221----------
2011Washington NationalsNLMLBwas225----------
2012Washington NationalsNLMLBwas2328----------
2013Washington NationalsNLMLBwas2430----------
2014Washington NationalsNLMLBwas2534----------
2015Harrisburg Senators EastAAwas261----------
2015Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAwas262----------
2015Washington NationalsNLMLBwas2623----------
2016Washington NationalsNLMLBwas2724----------
2017Potomac Nationals CaroA+was281----------
2017Washington NationalsNLMLBwas2828----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2008United StatesOlympicsTournament19111.64220000011.07321116000.735.730.820.8213.0916.002.45.500
2009Phoenix Desert DogsArizona Fall LgMinor20414.26550000019.0151093723001.167.111.423.3210.893.294.74.800
2010Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB21102.0033000009.08222112001.008.002.001.0012.0012.002.001.000
2012Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB23144.18633000023.22312114617101.258.751.522.286.462.834.56.200
2013Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB24034.62660000025.12713133731201.359.591.072.4911.014.434.62.000
2014Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB25401.83550000019.213441617000.995.950.462.757.782.831.831.000
2014Washington NationalsDiv SeriesMLB25011.8011000005.08210120001.8014.400.001.803.602.003.60.000
2015Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB26214.20440000015.016772615101.479.601.203.609.002.504.20.667
2016Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB27203.21440000014.016552519001.5010.291.293.2112.213.803.211.000
2017Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB28126.61550000016.11913121314001.3710.470.551.657.714.677.16.333
2017Washington NationalsDiv SeriesMLB28110.00220000014.062003220000.643.860.001.9314.147.331.29.500
2018Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB29004.70440000015.117881819501.669.980.594.7011.152.384.70.000
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs414.26550000019.0151093723001.167.111.423.3210.893.294.74.800
Summer Olympics Totals - 1 yrs111.64220000011.07321116000.735.730.820.8213.0916.002.45.500
MLB Spring Training Totals - 8 yrs11104.03373430000138.313964621642144901.319.041.042.739.373.434.16.524
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 2 yrs120.47330000019.014410424000.956.630.001.8911.376.001.89.333

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2010Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2131000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2012Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2365020000000100000.400.400.400.800205.500.000.0000.0020.000.000.000.000.00
2013Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2423000000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2014Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2523010000000101000.333.333.333.666104.500.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
2014Washington NationalsDiv SeriesMLB2511000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2015Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2623000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
2017Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2812000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2017Washington NationalsDiv SeriesMLB2824000000000001000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2018Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2923000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 7 yrs1820030000000901000.150.150.150.3003021.273.000.0000.0042.860.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 2 yrs35000000000001000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Awards [18]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2007Mountain West Conference Freshman of the Year1
20081st Team College All-American (SP) ... Mountain West Conference All-Conference Team (P) ... Mountain West Conference Pitcher of the Year3
20091st Team College All-American (SP) ... Baseball America College Player of the Year ... Dick Howser Trophy (Player of the Year) ... Golden Spikes Award (San Diego State) ... Mountain West Conference All-Conference Team (P) ... Mountain West Conference Pitcher of the Year ... National Pitcher of the Year Award (NCAA)7
2010National League Player of the Week (June 7-June 13)1
2012Major League 2nd All-Star (end of season) (SS) ... NL Pitcher of the Month (April) ... NL Silver Slugger Award (P)3
2015National League Player of the Week (September 14�September 20)1
2016NL Pitcher of the Month (July)1
2017NL Pitcher of the Month (September)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2017-08-19SPWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL29.030Team Roster on 2017-08-19
2017-08-18SPWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)YDL-10InjuredRecalled from rehab assignment29.029Team Roster on 2017-08-18
2017-08-14SPWashington NationalsPotomac (A+)YDL-10InjuredAssigned to Potomac (A+) for rehab29.025Team Roster on 2017-08-14
2017-07-27SPWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Right elbow nerve impingement.29.007Team Roster on 2017-07-27
2017-04-27SPWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveReinstated from paternity leave list28.281Team Roster on 2017-04-27
2017-04-23SPWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)YPaternityOff-RosterPlaced on paternity leave28.277Team Roster on 2017-04-23
2016-09-07SPWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL28.049Team Roster on 2016-09-07
2016-08-22SPWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Right elbow soreness28.033Team Roster on 2016-08-22
2016-07-04SPWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL27.349Team Roster on 2016-07-04
2016-06-27SPWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Upper back strain27.342Team Roster on 2016-06-27
2016-05-11SPWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 7-year contract for 2017-2023 ($175m) $15m per year [Extension]27.295Team Roster on 2016-05-11
2016-01-17SPWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($10.4m) [Avoids arbitration]27.181Team Roster on 2016-01-17
2015-08-09SPWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL27.020Team Roster on 2015-08-09
2015-07-06SPWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Left oblique strain26.351Team Roster on 2015-07-06
2015-06-23SPWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL26.338Team Roster on 2015-06-23
2015-05-31SPWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Neck tightness26.315Team Roster on 2015-05-31
2015-01-17SPWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($7.4m) Avoids arbitration26.181Team Roster on 2015-01-17
2014-01-14SPWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($3.975m) Avoiding arbitration25.178Team Roster on 2014-01-14
2013-06-16SPWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL24.331Team Roster on 2013-06-16
2013-06-05SPWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Strained right lat24.320Team Roster on 2013-06-05
2013-03-07SPWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2013 ($3.9m)24.230Team Roster on 2013-03-07
2012-05-08SPWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)YActive--23.292Team Roster on 2012-05-08
2012-05-03SPWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)YActive--23.287Team Roster on 2012-05-03
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2011-09-06InjuredActivated from DL 
2011-03-30InjuredDisabled -- Tommy John surgery 
2010-09-01InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2010-08-24InjuredDisabled -- Right Forearm Flexor Strain 
2010-08-10InjuredActivated from DL 
2010-07-29InjuredDisabled -- Right Shoulder Inflammation 
2009-06-21ContractSigned by Nationals 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2009Washington Nationals-207,500,000-------7,500,000Signing Bonus out of 2009 Draft (1st round - 1st overall)
2010Washington NationalsTeam Payroll21400,000-75733-2,812,412400,0007,900,000
2011Washington NationalsTeam Payroll224,375,000-207578++2,722,607414,00012,275,000
2012Washington NationalsTeam Payroll234,875,000-193679++2,954,887480,00017,150,000
2013Washington NationalsTeam Payroll243,900,000-2471273++3,023,990490,00021,050,0002013-03-07 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2013 ($3.9m)
2014Washington NationalsTeam Payroll253,975,000-2651471++3,256,497500,00025,025,0002014-01-14 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($3.975m) Avoiding arbitration
2015Washington NationalsTeam Payroll267,400,0005.1181721182++3,571,283507,50032,425,0002015-01-17 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($7.4m) Avoids arbitration
2016Washington NationalsTeam Payroll2710,400,0006.118111688++3,498,245507,50042,825,0002016-01-17 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($10.4m) [Avoids arbitration]
2016-05-11 - Signed to 7-year contract for 2017-2023 ($175m) $15m per year [Extension]
2017Washington NationalsTeam Payroll2815,000,0007.11857294++3,651,709535,00057,825,000
2018Washington NationalsTeam Payroll2915,000,000-59293++4,360,045545,00072,825,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red