Michael Brantley

Baseball notes: Nationals' Stephen Strasburg feels good after simulated game 

Baseball notes: Nationals' Stephen Strasburg feels good after simulated game 

Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg said he felt good after a four-inning simulated start on Wednesday.

Strasburg is on the 10-day disabled list with an elbow nerve impingement. He threw 57 pitches before Washington's game against the Miami Marlins.

“It feels really good,” Strasburg said. “I'm definitely happy with it.”

Strasburg, 10-3 with a 3.25 ERA in 20 starts, hasn't pitched since July 23, when he left his outing at Arizona after two innings.

Outfielder Jayson Werth batted against Strasburg on Wednesday. On the DL since June 4 with a left foot contusion, Werth said he expects to start a rehab assignment in the next...

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