WASHINGTON - APRIL 05: Roy Halladay #34 of the Philadelphia Phillies pitches against the Washington Nationals on Opening Day at Nationals Park on April 5, 2010 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)
Despite an 11-1 loss yesterday, Bud Selig believes what we already know, saying that the Nats are heading in the right direction. Not only that, but he said that DC will not be a good market, but a "great" market. DC sports fans are nothing if not optimistic.
The Nats were happy to have Obama in the clubhouse, though he put on a White Sox hat before throwing the first pitch.
Buster Olney tweets that there are no on-going contract talks between Adam Dunn and the Nats.
Nats320's Opening Day summary is good, and has a number of good pictures. Anyone else had enough of those Phillies fans?
FanGraphs has a breakdown of John Lannan's performance in yesterday's opener.
Jim Riggleman's got jokes, responding when asked if meeting President Obama was a bright spot on a dark day "that's like asking Mrs. Lincoln how she liked the play."
DC Mayor Adrian Fenty was booed at the game yesterday.
Jason Heyward hit a home run in his first major league at bat.
Tim Lincecum (favorite pitcher) threw seven scoreless innings against the Astros.