Washington Nationals’ Stephen Strasburg denies snubbing Trump at White House

Washington Nationals’ Stephen Strasburg denies snubbing Trump at White House

(*)(**)World Series MVP pitcher Stephen Strasburg is not going to put up with the Internet’s “fake news.”(***)(**)That was the hashtag he used showing a video of him and the (****)Washington Nationals(*****) celebrating their victory at the White House with (******)President Trump(*****).(***)(**)(*******)Strasburg had been accused of snubbing Trump(*****) in a deceptively trimmed viral video, as (********)USA TODAY(*****) reported, so the (*****************************************)-year-old right-hander tweeted the full video showing him (*********)shaking hands with the president(*****).(***)(**)Strasburg went 5-0 in the (**********)MLB postseason(*****) as the Nationals won their first world championship in franchise history.(***)(**)(***********)(************)CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM(*****)(*************)(***)(**************)(*)(***************)(****************)(*****************)(******************)(*******************)(********************)(********************)(*********************)(**********************)(**)
President Trump with Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg at Monday’s ceremony, with first lady Melania Trump nearby. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
(***)(**********************)(**)(***********************)Strasburg has opted out(*****) of the final four years of his contract, making him a free agent. The decision meant he was leaving $(*************************************) million on the table – with the prospect of earning more, either from the Nationals or another team.(***)(**)The Nationals defeated the (************************)Houston Astros(*****) in seven games to win the World Series this past Wednesday, coming back from a 3-2 series deficit.(***)(**)They were the first World Series winner with all four victories coming on the road.(***)(**************)(*)(***************)(****************)(*****************)(*************************)(*******************)(********************)(********************)(*********************)(**********************)(**)
Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg throwing against the Houston Astros during the first inning of Game 6 on Oct. (******************************************) in Houston. (AP Photo/Mike Ehrmann, Pool)
(***)(**********************)(**)(***********)(**************************)CLICK HERE FOR THE FOX NEWS APP(*****)(*************)(***)(**)The Nationals have been celebrating across D.C. on their whirlwind victory tour.(***)(**)The team paraded down Constitution Avenue on Saturday and (***************************)celebrated at the Washington Capitals hockey game(*****) Sunday night.(***)(**********************)(****************************)(*****************************)Read More(*****)

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