Tuesday, Jun 9, 2009, 7:05 PM EDT
Johnny Cueto vs Ross Detwiler
Partly cloudy,rain. Game time temperature around 80.
?'s For The DC Faithful...
• Does Today's #1 Pick In The '09 Draft Finally Make 2008's 102 Losses Worth It?
• Is There Any Chance The Nationals Don't Take Strasburg?
• Cueto vs Zimmermann? Who Are You Picking?
• Who's Got Their #10 Pick Guesses?
• WE WANT STRASBURG, RIGHT?
One More Time? WE WANT STRASBURG!! WE WANT STRASBURG!!!
DC Starting Lineup...
- The Guzzzzz - SS
- Nick "Two-Spot" Johnson - 1B
- THE KIDS CALL HIM ZIM!!! - 3B
- The Big Walky - LF
- Elijah SSSSSSSUPER DUKESSSSSSSS - RF
- TAWH - CF
- Anderson "Elvis" Hernandez - 2B
- The Bard - C
- Rosswiler - SP...
The Washington Nationals Have The #1 Overall Pick In The Draft, And Tonight They Start The First Of Three In DC's Nationals Park With The Visiting Cincinnati Reds. (ed. note - "Apologies for the skeletal GameThread, there's only so much time...Lots' O Links After The Jump...")
Check the NatCast if you're heading to Nationals Park...
For A Reds Fan's Perspective, Check Out The SBN's Cincinnati Reds Blog:
Who's Watching The Future? Who's Watching The Draft?
Who's Watching The Nationals?
MASN DRAFT COVERAGE: They say it's going on "before, during and after the game", so check in early...starting at 6:00 pm EST and continuing with the game at 7:00 pm!!! Let's Go Nats Go!!!
LINKS AND LINKS AND...
MLB.com recently caught up with former Major League reliever Rob Dibble, who is in his first year working for MASN as an analyst for Nationals games, to talk baseball and about the Nationals.
Acting GM Mike Rizzo met with the media this morning for a pre-draft press conference. Though the draft doesn't start until 6 p.m. on Tuesday, the conference room in the lowest level at Nationals Park -- situated right next to...
Here is the pre-draft Q&A with Nats acting GM Mike Rizzo. (Quick side question, chicken-egg style. What came first, Scott Boras or the term 'Signability'?) --- Q: How important is this draft for you? It's been well chronicled, it's a...
20 minutes and counting...THE STRASBURG ERA IS ABOUT TO BEGIN!!!!