Strasburg Will Be Worth The Wait

On merit, Stephen Strasburg would be the Nationals' Opening Day starter. But the decision won't be based purely on merit—Washington manager Jim Riggleman already was dropping hints before the Grapefruit League schedule started that Strasburg would open the year in the minors—nor should it be.

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