New York, NY (Sports Network) - Washington Nationals righty Stephen Strasburg
has been named the National League Pitcher of the Month for April.
Strasburg went 2-0 with a 1.13 ERA and a league-best 34 strikeouts and just
six walks in five April starts to earn his first career monthly honor.
Other pitchers receiving votes were the Nationals' Jordan Zimmermann; Lance
Lynn and Kyle Lohse of the St. Louis Cardinals; Arizona's Joe Saunders; San
Francisco's Madison Bumgarner; Ted Lilly of the Dodgers and Johnny Cueto of
the Cincinnati Reds.
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