Stephen Strasburg draws big crowd

Updated: February 22, 2010, 9:46 AM ET
Associated Press

VIERA, Fla. -- Stephen Strasburg is already creating quite a buzz in spring training.

About 150 fans, twice the normal number for Washington's first workout, watched Nationals pitchers and catchers practice Sunday. And most of them had their eyes squarely on the No. 1 pick in last June's draft.

Strasburg threw 37 pitches -- matching his jersey number -- during his 9-minute session, one of five pitchers manager Jim Riggleman watched intently. Strasburg tossed four-seam fastballs, ...

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