Strasburg slated for rehab assignment Tuesday

by Daryn Albert - Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg will begin a rehabilitation assignment with Class A Fredericksburg on Tuesday.

Strasburg slated for rehab assignment Tuesday

Washington Nationals' Stephen Strasburg slated for rehab assignment on Tuesday 7:32 PM ET ESPN News Services Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg will begin a rehabilitation assignment on Tuesday with Class A Fredericksburg. Nationals manager Dave Martinez said they're planning for Strasburg to work four innings and throw 60-plus pitches. Strasburg is recovering from thoracic outlet syndrome surgery and has pitched a total of 26 2/3 innings since the start of the 2020 season. Right-hander Joe Ross is also slated for a rehab assignment on Tuesday, with Double-A Harrisburg. Ross hasn't pitched in a major league game since Aug. 10 because of a partially torn elbow ligament. The Associated Press contributed to this story.