"Being so early, I don't feel like I've had enough mound time for it to just click, and not really think about it," Strasburg said. But Strasburg settled down, retiring seven of the next 10 hitters. VIERA, Fla. Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg was solid in his second start of the spring, striking out six Mets in three innings in a 4-4, 10-inning tie at Space Coast Stadium on Thursday night. Desmond scored on a groundout by Rendon, who leads the Nationals with five RBIs VIERA, Fla. Stephen Strasburg 's sinker may still be a work in progress. The Mets had runners on first and third with no outs in the first inning when Mike Baxter hit a sacrifice fly to left fielder Tyler Moore, scoring Jordany Valdespin to make it 1-0. The 24-year-old right-hander is also working on calming himself down and not getting too pumped up in the first inning, which causes him to rush through his delivery.