• Stephen Strasburg scratched from start with forearm tightness — but it’s not related to his elbow

    Summary of 3 articles · Updated Sep 13, 2013
    Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg has been scratched from his scheduled start against the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday night because of tightness in his forearm. Nationals ace Stephen Strasburg was a surprise scratch from his scheduled start Friday night against the Phillies due to tightness in his right forearm. Johnson said the tightness is in the soft tissue of Strasburg's arm, not the surgically-repaired ligament in his elbow. Forearm tightness, though it sounds benign, very often is a sign ...

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