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Strasburg in 97-98 mph range in win

Updated: April 12, 2010, 11:54 AM ET
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ALTOONA, Pa. -- Top Washington Nationals prospect Stephen Strasburg won his minor league debut Sunday, throwing consistently in the 97-98 mph range over five innings for Harrisburg of the Double-A Eastern League.

Strasburg allowed four hits and four runs -- one earned -- with eight strikeouts and two walks. He also delivered an RBI double -- his first professional hit -- in Harrisburg's 6-4 victory over Pittsburgh Pirates affiliate Altoona before a more-than-capacity-crowd of 7,887.

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