Wire Taps: Washington Nationals' Jim Riggleman - Stephen Strasburg To Miss Next Start.

WASHINGTON - JUNE 08: Stephen Strasburg #37 of the Washington Nationals watches the game against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Nationals Park on June 8, 2010 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

According to a Twitter post from @MLBNetworkRadio, Nats' Skipper Jim Riggleman informed fans on Thursday morning that the Nationals' '09 no.1 overall pick Stephen Strasburg will miss his next scheduled start this Sunday after having been pulled from his previous outing before taking the mound, but would most likely not be shut down for the season:

@MLBNetworkRadio: #Nationals Manager Jim Riggleman tells @MLBNetworkradio that Strasburg will most likely not be shut down for the season though #MLB #XM

Strasburg was reportedly unable to get loose in the bullpen while preparing for Tuesday's start against Atlanta, though MRI's showed only inflammation in his right shoulder. 

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