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Stephen Strasburg has slight strain

Updated: June 2, 2013, 1:53 PM ET
Associated Press

ATLANTA -- The Nationals said Saturday an MRI showed a slight strain in Stephen Strasburg's lat instead of his oblique, and the team is hoping the right-hander can avoid the disabled list.

Strasburg left Friday night's game against the Braves after two innings. Strasburg was examined in Washington on Saturday.

After Saturday night's 2-1 loss to the Braves, trainer Lee Kuntz said Strasburg has a grade one strain.

"That's the lowest," Kuntz said.

"It's a lat and ...

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