Strasburg promotion now pegged to second week of June

Another day, another ETA for Nationals pitching prospect Stephen Strasburg.

MLB.com, citing a team source, reports the Nats plan to have Strasburg debut during the club’s June 8-10 home series against the Pirates. The website reports the actual date will be announced less than a week in advance.

On Tuesday, reporters speculated Strasburg would make his first start June 4 at home against the Reds.

Strasburg is scheduled to start for Triple-A Syracuse on Saturday. Given the latest speculation, he would make one more start for Syracuse, at Buffalo on June 3, then be ready for the Pirates series.

Another day, another ETA for Nationals pitching prospect Stephen Strasburg.

MLB.com, citing a team source, reports the Nats plan to have Strasburg debut during the club’s June 8-10 home series against the Pirates. The website reports the actual date will be announced less than a week in advance.

On Tuesday, reporters speculated Strasburg would make his first start June 4 at home against the Reds.

Strasburg is scheduled to start for Triple-A Syracuse on Saturday. Given the latest speculation, he would make one more start for Syracuse, at Buffalo on June 3, then be ready for the Pirates series.

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