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Stephen Strasburg Age, Height, Biography, Parents, Wife, Net Worth



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Stephen Strasburg is an American baseball pitcher for the Washington Nationals of Major League Baseball (MLB).

Stephen Strasburg Age
From this birth date, his recent age is 35 years old.

Stephen Strasburg Height

His height is 6 feet 4 inches or 1.96m

Stephen Strasburg Nationality

Stephen Strasburg Biography
Stephen Strasburg was born on 20 July 1988 in San Diego, California, United States.

He attended West Hills High School in Santee, California. At first, he struggled on the school’s baseball team, posting a 1–10 win–loss record in his junior year.

Stephen Strasburg Parents
Strasburg’s parents are Jim Strasburg and Kathleen Swett.

Stephen Strasburg Siblings

Stephen Strasburg Wife
On January 9, 2010, he married Rachel Lackey. They met as students at San Diego State. The Strasburgs relocated full-time to Washington, D.C., in 2018 and live a short drive from Nationals Park, where Stephen regularly works out even during the offseason, according to The Washington Post.

Stephen Strasburg Children
As of 2019, the couple has two daughters.

Stephen Strasburg Net Worth
As of 2020, his salary is 35 million USD. He is an American baseball player who has a net worth of $100 million USD.

On August 17, 2009, he signed a record-breaking four-year, $15.1 million contract with the Nationals, just 77 seconds before the deadline, shattering a dollar-amount record previously held by Mark Prior, who signed for $10.5 million in 2001. Strasburg is represented by agent Scott Boras.

Stephen Strasburg Career
In 2019, Strasburg was 18-6 with a 3.32 ERA. He finished the regular season leading the National League in wins (18), and he finished second in strikeouts (251) behind Jacob deGrom; both were career highs.

In the Wild Card Game against the Milwaukee Brewers, Strasburg pitched three scoreless innings in relief of Max Scherzer, earning the win as the Nationals came back to beat the Brewers 4-3. In Game 2 of the 2019 National League Division Series, Strasburg allowed one run and struck out ten batters, earning the win. Strasburg pitched in the deciding Game 5 of the NLDS going six innings and allowing three runs in a no-decision.

Strasburg finished the playoffs 5-0 with a 1.98 ERA, 0.94 WHIP, and 47 strikeouts and he and teammate Juan Soto were named co-winners of the Babe Ruth Award as the overall postseason MVPs.

In a May 27, 2017 game versus the San Diego Padres, Strasburg struck out a career-high 15 batters in a 3−0 win. It was tied for fourth-most in Nationals franchise history.

Strasburg signed a 7-year, $175 million extension to remain with the Nationals. With the extension, Strasburg became the first National to receive an opt-out clause in his contract, which allows him to elect free agency after the 2019 or 2020 seasons if he desires.

Strasburg made his professional debut on October 16, 2009, starting for the Phoenix Desert Dogs in the Arizona Fall League at Phoenix Municipal Stadium.

Strasburg made his 2020 career on 9 August 2020. He left the 2nd game he started, later facing only three batters, on 14 August 2020.

In 2008, as a sophomore, Strasburg was converted to a full-time starting pitcher. He went 8–3 with a 1.58 ERA and 134 strikeouts in ​98 ⁄3 innings. Four of his thirteen starts in 2008 were complete games, two of which were shutouts.

On April 11 of that year, he struck out a Mountain West Conference record 23 batters in a game versus the University of Utah. He also gained eight miles per hour on his fastball, regularly working in the upper 90s and touching 100 mph.

He was helped by the Syracuse Chiefs of the Class AAA International Group, on 4 May 2010.

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