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Nationals pitching coach Steve McCatty* on Stephen Strasburg:

"He told me that he tossed a ball, that he was really excited. I just kind of laughed. He was so excited to be able to toss a ball. I'm not sure what the process is, because it can vary. But I know he tossed a ball. It was a very short distance. He was very happy."

Summary:

  • He tossed a ball
  • He was excited
  • I laughed at his excitement
  • He was excited
  • He tossed a ball
  • I don't know how many balls he will toss
  • He tossed a ball
  • He did not toss a ball very far
  • He was excited

* I have literally never heard of Steve McCatty before in my life. He became the Nationals' pitching coach on June 2nd, 2009. He has a son named Shane who pitched at Oakland University. He was drafted in the 34th round by the Nationals on June 11th, 2009.