Strasburg Shines in Pro Debut

Stephen Strasburg got his first pro start Sunday, and he kicked it off with a 99 mph fastball.

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ALTOONA, PA - APRIL 11: Stephen Strasburg #37 of the Harrisburg Senators warms up prior to the game against the Altoona Curve on April 11, 2010 at Blair County Ballpark in Altoona, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)
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ALTOONA, PA - APRIL 11: Stephen Strasburg #37, Jhonatan Solano #20, and pitching coach Randy Tomlin #29 of the Harrisburg Senators walk to the dugout prior to the game against the Altoona Curve on April 11, 2010 at Blair County Ballpark in Altoona, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)
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ALTOONA, PA - APRIL 11: Stephen Strasburg #37 of the Harrisburg Senators pitches against the Altoona Curve in his minor league debut during the game on April 11, 2010 at Blair County Ballpark in Altoona, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)
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ALTOONA, PA - APRIL 11: Stephen Strasburg #37 of the Harrisburg Senators runs to third base after hitting a double against the Altoona Curve in his minor league debut during the game on April 11, 2010 at Blair County Ballpark in Altoona, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)
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ALTOONA, PA - APRIL 11: Stephen Strasburg #37 of the Harrisburg Senators is congratulated by teammates after scoring a run against the Altoona Curve in his minor league debut during the game on April 11, 2010 at Blair County Ballpark in Altoona, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)
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ALTOONA, PA - APRIL 11: Stephen Strasburg #37 of the Harrisburg Senators sits in the dugout during the game against the Altoona Curve on April 11, 2010 at Blair County Ballpark in Altoona, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)
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ALTOONA, PA - APRIL 11: Stephen Strasburg #37 talks with pitching coach Randy Tomlin #29 and Jhonatan Solano #20 of the Harrisburg Senators during the game against the Altoona Curve on April 11, 2010 at Blair County Ballpark in Altoona, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)
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ALTOONA, PA - APRIL 11: Stephen Strasburg #37 of the Harrisburg Senators pitches against the Altoona Curve in his minor league debut during the game on April 11, 2010 at Blair County Ballpark in Altoona, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)
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ALTOONA, PA - APRIL 11: Stephen Strasburg #37 of the Harrisburg Senators pitches against the Altoona Curve in his minor league debut during the game on April 11, 2010 at Blair County Ballpark in Altoona, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)
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ALTOONA, PA - APRIL 11: Stephen Strasburg #37 of the Harrisburg Senators talks with members of the media during a press conference following their win against the Altoona Curve in his minor league debut on April 11, 2010 at Blair County Ballpark in Altoona, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)
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