The Nats have the edge in the NLDS, but if they get past the Dodgers they may have to continue their World Series quest without Stephen Strasburg.
Strasburg pitched a bullpen session yesterday but stopped it early after feeling some discomfort. Strasburg has been out since early September with a tear in the pronator tendon of his elbow so, presumably, it was his elbow that was barking.
Nationals manager Dusty Baker downplayed it all today, but the Nationals were hoping that Strasburg would be available to pitch if they reached the NLCS. Now that plan is in question.