Loss of Stephen Strasburg a huge one

Every time rookie pitched it was an 'event,' and it's something that'll be sorely missed

Originally Published: August 27, 2010
By Jayson Stark | ESPN.com

This isn't just the Washington Nationals' loss.

You understand that, right?

If Stephen Strasburg isn't going to throw a pitch for another year -- or even more -- the entire sport of baseball isn't going to be quite the same.

There aren't many pitchers -- there aren't many players, period -- who can cause you to interrupt your regularly scheduled life because you just have to watch them do their thing. But Stephen Strasburg was one of them.

And now we can't be sure ...

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