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Strasburg to make AAA debut Friday

Updated: May 5, 2010, 12:38 PM ET
Associated Press

WASHINGTON -- Stephen Strasburg dominated in Double-A. Now it's time to see what he can do at the next level.

The Washington Nationals promoted their No. 1 overall draft pick to Triple-A Syracuse on Tuesday, keeping him on pace for a major league debut in the next month or so.

"We thought it was time for him to take the next step," general manager Mike Rizzo said, "get to Triple-A, see more veteran, seasoned hitters, little tighter strike zones, that type of thing, and take the next ...

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