Everybody who saw Stephen Strasburg last night felt like they were seeing something authentic, something hard to place. Even the plate umpire had to adjust to what he was dealing with. So, too, will the rest of the league.
Mike Leake saw the majors this season without so much as facing a single minor-league hitter (he was the first player since Xavier Nady to do that). Can anyone in the 2010 MLB draft match this feat next spring? Jason A. Churchill investigates.