Minor League Baseball

 
                   === Nats promote Strasburg to Triple-A ===
 
 Washington,  DC  (Sports  Network)  -  The  Washington  Nationals  on  Tuesday
 promoted  pitcher Stephen  Strasburg to Triple-A Syracuse of the International
 League.
 
 Strasburg,  who  was the No.  1 overall  pick in the  2009 draft, posted a 3-1
 record  with a  1.64 earned run average  in five starts with Harrisburg of the
 Double-A Eastern League this season.
 
 The  21-year-old right-hander will make his Triple-A debut on Friday, when the
 Chiefs host the Gwinnett Braves at Alliance Bank Stadium.
 
 
 
 
 05/04 16:20:18 ET

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