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Strasburg to start 1st game after All-Star break for Nats
WASHINGTON (AP) Stephen Strasburg will come off the disabled list and start for the Washington Nationals in their first game after the All-Star break.
The Nationals host the Braves for a three-game series beginning Friday.
Strasburg is 6-6 this season with a 3.46 ERA in only 13 starts. He has struck out 95 and walked 19 in 80 2/3 innings.
The right-hander has been on the disabled list since June 10 with inflammation in his throwing shoulder.
Zimmerman has been sidelined since May 10 with a strained side muscle.
Doolittle had to give up his spot in the All-Star Game after hurting his left foot by tripping over a mound. He hasn't pitched since July 6. The lefty has a 1.45 ERA and has converted 22 of 23 save opportunities this season.
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Updated July 17, 2018