Stephen Strasburg to start Tuesday

Updated: March 4, 2014, 2:43 AM ET
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Washington Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg is scheduled to make his first start Tuesday.

Strasburg, who had bone chips removed from his surgically repaired right elbow in October, is set to throw two innings against the Atlanta Braves in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

"We're not going to push him to three at this point regardless of his pitch count," manager Matt Williams said.

"Right now it's just a matter of arm strength and getting everybody going. Once we get to four ...

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