Minor League Baseball

 
                === Nats minor leaguer Strasburg wins debut ===
 
 Altoona,  PA (Sports  Network)  - Washington  Nationals  minor league  pitcher
 Stephen   Strasburg  won  his  debut  on  Sunday,  pitching  five  innings  in
 Harrisburg's 6-4 victory over Altoona.
 
 Strasburg  was the No. 1 overall draft pick from last year and he signed for a
 record $15.1 million over four years with the Nationals in August.
 
 The  21-year-old  right-hander jumped  to the Double-A  Eastern League for his
 professional  debut.  Pitching in front  of a crowd  of 7,887, he allowed four
 hits  and four  runs --  one earned  -- while  walking two  and fanning  eight
 batters.
 
 Strasburg also had an RBI double in the Senators' three-run fifth inning.
 
 
 
 04/11 21:29:53 ET

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