Stephen Strasburg Named Nationals' Opening Day Starter | NBC4 Washington
Capital Games
Covering the biggest personalities in DMV sports

Stephen Strasburg Named Nationals' Opening Day Starter




    A woman was caught on video stealing a purse left behind in a Dunkin' Donuts in Falls Church, Virginia. It had a family's $10,000 college tuition payment inside. News4's Julie Carey spoke with the family desperate to get the money back. (Published Friday, Feb. 5, 2016)

    This should come as no surprise to anybody, but Nationals manager Davey Johnson officially named Stephen Strasburg as the Opening Day starter April 1 against the Miami Marlins at Nationals Park.

    "You drug it out of me,” he told reporters in Viera, Fla. "But this is the last time.”

    Strasburg went 15-6 last season before that whole shutdown thing, but that will not be an issue this season. He started Opening Day last year at Wrigley Field in Chicago, pitching seven innings and allowing one run in a no-decision.

    Follow Adam on Twitter @AdamVingan and e-mail your story ideas to adamvingan (at)