Stephen Strasburg makes rehab start

Updated: September 2, 2011, 1:42 AM ET
Associated Press

HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Stephen Strasburg allowed one hit over six shutout innings Thursday night for Double-A Harrisburg in what was expected to be his final minor league rehab start before he returns to the Washington Nationals.

Featuring a fastball that hit 99 mph, the No. 1 pick from the 2009 draft left with Harrisburg leading Portland 9-0. He struck out four and threw 70 pitches, 53 for strikes.

Dan Butler had the only hit off Strasburg, a leadoff double to left in the sixth. ...

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