Strasburg Promoted to AAA Syracuse

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It’s official — the Nationals announced today that 21-year-old Stephen Strasburg has been promoted to Triple-A Syracuse.

So far, Strasburg (3-1 in Double-A play) is putting up the numbers and ranks among the Eastern League’s top pitchers after 27 strikeouts, 0.86 WHIP, 8.18 baserunners per 9.0 innings, .165 batting average against and 1.64 ERA  in five starts with the Harrisburg Double-A team.

Strasburg will make his Triple-A debut on Friday against the Gwinnett Braves.

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