Strasburg set a new career strikeout record on Saturday, whiffing 15 of 27 batters in the Nationals' 3-0 win over the Padres.
On Dec. 19, 2014, the San Diego Padres traded pitcher Joe Ross and a player to be named later -- it would be Trea Turner -- to the Washington Nationals in a three-team deal that included the Tampa Bay Rays. Since that trade, the Padres have posted a record of 160-215 while the Nationals are 208-166
Associated Press WASHINGTON -- Stephen Strasburg downplayed any notion that starting pitchers on the same team attempt to top each other. On the mound one day after Max Scherzer overwhelmed the San Diego Padres, Strasburg did just that. The right-hander dominated San Diego with a career-high 15 strikeouts