Washington Nationals starter Stephen Strasburg left Sunday's game in Arizona after only two innings with an apparent injury. There was no immediate word from the team as to the reason for his early departure.? Strasburg had noticeable problems with his command in the second inning, walking the No. 8 and 9 batters in the Arizona Diamondbacks' lineup. The Nationals scored four runs in the first inning off Robbie Ray and led 5-0 when Strasburg departed. Strasburg threw 51 pitches, 29 of them strikes, in his shortest outing of the season. He entered the game with a 10-3 record and a 3.21 ERA.?The 29-year-old Strasburg has an injury history, including undergoing Tommy John surgery in 2010. The Nationals
Jordan Spieth wasn’t the only member of his entourage who got to chug from the Claret Jug this year. Following his first British Open victory, the 23-year-old celebrated with a champagne party at 5 a.m. in his native Dallas, where he celebrated with family, friends and longtime girlfriend Annie Verret. “Welcome Home..Champion Golfer of the Year!” Spieth’s mother, Christine, posted Monday on Instagram after the golfer landed in his hometown. Among the shots shared was a cozy snap of Spieth and gal pal Verret, who have been together since high school. Verret was in attendance at Royal Birkdale and was part of the early-morning celebration. As Spieth continues his latest victory lap, the PGA prodigy
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