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Davey Johnson: 'It's right thing to do'

Updated: September 4, 2012, 5:54 PM ET
Associated Press

WASHINGTON -- A day after announcing that Stephen Strasburg will start only twice more this season, Washington Nationals manager Davey Johnson met with the star right-hander to explain the decision.

Johnson was joined by general manager Mike Rizzo and pitching coach Steve McCatty.

Strasburg, who is 15-6 with a 2.94 ERA and leads the National League with 195 strikeouts, had Tommy John surgery to replace an elbow ligament two years ago.

"I'm not sure any of us understand," ...

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