Stephen Strasburg continues to dazzle for the Washington Nationals this season and is a big part to why they are on top of the NL East this far into the season.
As amazing as Strasburg has been on the mound, his presence on the bench due to being shut down could single-handedly sink the Nationals.
Of Strasburg's 11 starts, the Nats have won nine of them while Strasburg has compiled a 6-1 record to begin the year. To the Nationals hierarchy, it is not the wins or the record that they are concerned with to this point, but rather his innings.
Strasburg is currently at 65 innings pitched through 11 starts. Many have speculated that he will be