Originally Posted by BadBobbyJenks
How was Strasburg rushed and how could the Nats have treated him any more delicately?
They brought him up to sell tickets. While he showed the world he was probably MLB ready (after getting scouted, teams started reducing his effectiveness), he was pushed despite the warnings about his delivery raising the possibility of injury. If he was was kept at AAA this season working on changing his delivery to be less stressful on his shoulder/arm, he probably would have lasted an entire season next year.