In his first tweet in almost 18 months, Strasburg retweeted a video that shows him speaking at the White House and then walking past Trump, who had a hand extended to shake that of Strasburg's.
Suzuki's name began trending in the United States on Monday afternoon after a video of President Donald Trump giving the Washington Nationals catcher a hug from behind that some called "awkward" was shared on social media.
It's the capital's first World Series title in nearly a century—a fact not lost on Trump, who didn't cancel the meet and greet despite potential dropouts from players, plus boos from fans at Nationals Park last week.
"I would do this again tomorrow – and I probably will," Mack McIngvale told said. "It's fun to be part of the greatest story in gambling history."
According to MLB Stats, the Nationals had less than a 0.1 percent chance to win the World Series on May 28.
The Nationals defeated the Astros in Game 7 in Houston to become the first team in World Series history to win four games on the road.
The road team won every game in the 2019 World Series, and Washington won its first world title since 1924. But that's not all.
Bregman and Washington Nationals outfielder Juan Soto were both the subject of discussion after Soto copied Bregman's move.
The Nationals have Max Scherzer back available for Game 7—and could Houston turn to Gerrit Cole after Zack Greinke?
Despite the long and illustrious history of Major League Baseball, the National Basketball Association or the National Hockey League—each with a best-of-7 finals—none have ever gone to a Game 7 with the road teams doing this.
Houston Astros super-fan Jim "Mattress Mack" McIngvale has already profited, despite wagering over $10 million on the Astros to win the 2019 World Series.
No team in the history of the World Series has ever won the title by winning all four games on the road.
As Game 6 approaches, the Houston Astros and Washington Nationals have some superstitions that have become part of the game.
For only the second time since 1996 and for only the fifth in the history of the World Series both teams have won their first two road games.
The Astros look to even the series as the teams square off again Saturday in Game 4 of the 2019 World Series.
The last 10 teams to have taken a 2-0 lead in the World Series have gone on to win the Fall Classic and six of them have swept the series.
Police have warned of an increasing number of ticket scams centered on World Series games between the Washington Nationals and Houston Astros, and recommend consumers exercise particular caution when buying tickets online or over the phone.
As a road team, the Nationals scored 17 runs in the first two games, the most by any road team since the New York Yankees scored 20 against the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1960.
In Gerrit Cole, Justin Verlander and Zack Greinke the Astros have arguably the most dominant pitchers in the MLB, but the Nationals have plenty of firepower in Stephen Strasburg, Max Scherzer and Patrick Corbin.
Alex Bregman and Anthony Rendon have both enjoyed career-best seasons and are crucial to their team's chances of success going into the Fall Classic.
The Houston Astros enter the World Series as the biggest favorites in 12 years, with bookmakers expecting them to win in six games.
Game 1 of the 2019 World Series gets underway on Tuesday night in Houston, as the Astros look for a second title in three years.
The Houston Astros won Game 6 of the American League Championship Series, 6-4, with a walk-off home run with two outs in the bottom of the ninth from Jose Altuve.
Game 4 is scheduled for Wednesday night at 8 p.m. ET but heavy rain is forecast from early afternoon and a postponement appears inevitable.
The Washington Nationals will make their first ever appearance at the World Series but the Houston Astros remain slight favorites.
It's been easier for Washington to get a man on the moon than to get its Major League Baseball team back in the World Series. But the Nationals are back for the nation's capital.
The Boston-New York rivalry is dead anyway, plus I'm just happy I don't have to watch Oakland and Tampa Bay.
What I've always loved most about baseball is the quiet, sacred American ritual of it.
The Yankees have about as many number crunchers as they have players on their active roster in this World Series.