Stephen Strasburg Got Icy Hot On His Balls Today

The Stras got knocked around in just four innings of work against San Diego today, and maybe you'd be tempted to write it off as a fluke. Sometimes a guy just has a bad day. But this is Stephen Strasburg, and nothing can make him mortal. Nothing besides, perhaps, burning testicles.

In his postgame press conference, Davey Johnson made some allusions to a little chemical mishap that might have thrown off Strasburg's concentration. We'll let the bemused beat writers take it from here:

Remember kids, take a tip from the pros: menthol and scrota are a bad combination.