Stephen Strasburg has been placed on the disabled list with a lat strain that caused him to be pulled from his last start after just two innings, the team announced Wednesday.
The Nationals' ace, who was already scheduled to miss his next start Thursday, tested his injury out Wednesday, but obviously the results weren't promising.
He is eligible to return June 16. Manager Davey Johnson told reporters prior to Wednesday's game against the Mets that Saturday's starter will be recalled from AAA Syracuse.
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