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Strasburg to DL: Reactions across baseball to injury news

National baseball beat writers react and update Stephen Strasburg injury news

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The news isn’t good: the Washington Nationals placed All-Star starter Stephen Strasburg on the 15-day D.L. with “right elbow soreness.” The team thus far has declined to elaborate on the extent or severeness of that soreness. Perhaps manager Dusty Baker will have some comments in his pregame press conference.

The national baseball writers did react with some further info, with Joel Sherman from the N.Y. Post providing the most in-depth reporting on the subject:



Bob Nightengale of USA Today followed suit with some speculation:

Surprisingly, neither Jon Morosi and Ken Rosenthal — both of whom have close ties to the Strasburg/Scott Boras camp — have weighed in on the subject at the time of this post.

More to come...