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Announcement coming on Stephen Strasburg

The Nationals are planning to hold a conference call Friday at some time between 9 a.m. and noon to announce the results from Stephen Strasburg's arthrogram, which was administered early Friday afternoon. We'll have it covered here.

The arthorgram is an enhanced MRI that gives the Nationals a more detailed look at what's going on inside Strasburg's elbow and forearm area. It is a test team's use to detect the need for Tommy John surgery -- last year, an arthrogram given to Jordan Zimmermann revealed he required the ligament replacement surgery.

By Adam Kilgore  |  August 27, 2010; 12:28 AM ET
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I have a sinking feeling about this.

Posted by: shepdave2003 | August 27, 2010 6:38 AM | Report abuse

Statistically speaking, what are the odds of your projected #1 and #2 pitchers for the next 5 years both needing TJ surgery at the end of their Rookie Season? Couldn't be...

Posted by: GoNatsTerps | August 27, 2010 8:13 AM | Report abuse

So who do people expect to see managing the Nats next year?

My dream manager, and total PR stunt manager would be Mr. Cal Ripken Jr.

Posted by: alex35332 | August 27, 2010 8:44 AM | Report abuse

They have known since yesterday that its a torn ligament.

Posted by: MKadyman | August 27, 2010 8:54 AM | Report abuse

DC is the new Boston. We're cursed!

Posted by: jwm1974 | August 27, 2010 10:30 AM | Report abuse

DC is the new Boston. We're cursed!

Posted by: jwm1974 | August 27, 2010 10:30 AM | Report abuse

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