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Agent says Nats' Strasburg 'will be fine,' Harper was hurt

Stephen Strasburg's agent, Scott Boras, said the right-hander's latest throwing arm injury should not create any problems in the future.

"I just go by what the doctors tell me — I'm not a medical practitioner — but they're all telling me that Stephen will be fine and this is something ... that just needed a period of time for it to heal," Boras told reporters Wednesday at baseball's winter meetings.

"They don't foresee anything," Boras added, "that would cause him any form of impairment going forward."

The 28-year-old Strasburg missed the end of the 2016 season for the NL East champions after hurting his right elbow in early...