Their stud young phenom fire hurler, Stephen Strasburg, threw off a mound today for the first time since undergoing Tommy John surgery in September. Strasburg broke the news on Twitter.
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“First bullpen in the books. Felt great! Hopefully time will speed up now!,” he tweeted.
The recovery period on this surgery is usually 12-18 months. So, in theory, Strasburg could make a few starts this season. But we say…”why?” What good will that do? Let him rest it and start some winter league games or something. No reason to rush.