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.