Appearing at the Nationals' Winterfest event on Saturday, Stephen Strasburg said the lesion he had removed from his upper back this offseason was a fibrolipoma.
Updating a previous story, Stephen Strasburg had a lesion removed from his upper-right back, not a non-cancerous growth.
Agent Scott Boras said that Stephen Strasburg underwent a successful surgery to remove a non-cancerous growth from his back a month ago.
Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe reports that there's been "a lot of buzz" that the Nationals could make Stephen Strasburg available for trade this winter.
Stephen Strasburg struck out seven over six innings as the Nationals shut out the Braves 3-0 on Thursday.
Stephen Strasburg held the Phillies to one run over eight dominant innings Saturday in a no-decision.
Stephen Strasburg held the Marlins to two runs -- one earned -- over seven innings Sunday in the Nationals' victory.
Stephen Strasburg dominated the Phillies, punching out 14 batters and allowing only one hit over eight innings on Tuesday.
Stephen Strasburg pitched excellently but lost to the Mets on Wednesday, allowing three runs while striking out 13 in 7 1/3 innings.
Stephen Strasburg (back) has been cleared to start Wednesday against the Mets.
Stephen Strasburg (back) threw another successful bullpen session on Sunday.
Nationals manager Matt Williams said that Stephen Strasburg (back) felt fine coming out of his bullpen session Thursday.
Stephen Strasburg (back) won't start on Friday as originally hoped.
Stephen Strasburg (back) played catch without any issues on Tuesday.