Strasburg faces limit of 160 innings

Updated: July 11, 2010, 1:22 AM ET
Associated Press

WASHINGTON -- Rookie Stephen Strasburg will start the Washington Nationals' first game after the All-Star break, on July 16 at the Florida Marlins, and then stick to a regular turn in the rotation until exhausting his 160-innings limit for the season.

After going six innings and earning the win in Washington's 8-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Friday night, Strasburg had pitched 98 innings in 2010 -- 42 2/3 in seven starts in the majors and 55 1/3 at two levels in the minors.

That ...

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