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Stephen Strasburg to start opener

Updated: March 13, 2013, 12:36 PM ET
Associated Press

VIERA, Fla. -- Stephen Strasburg will make his second Opening Day start for the Washington Nationals when the National League East champions open the season at home against the Miami Marlins on April 1.

Strasburg went 15-6 with a 3.16 ERA last season before he was shut down after 159 1/3 innings.

The Nationals did not want to tax his arm in his first season back from Tommy John surgery.

The decision to keep Strasburg on an innings count with Washington headed to the ...

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