It was an eventful night at the ballpark on Monday, with a few lead changes, lots of stolen bases, a perfect performance from the bullpen, and Wilson Ramos going 4-4 with two RBI. Say it with me now. LA-SIK! LA-SIK! LA-SIK!
Here's what's new at Nats Park.
What Joe Ross can do to improve
Although Ross enjoyed a stellar start to the season, it could be argued that he has some things to fix and learn.
Blake Treinen's strong spring training looks like it carried over
Treinen, who focused on learning to get lefties out this offseason, enjoyed a strong spring. So far (knock on wood), its carried over.
Jonathan Papelbon enjoyed his reception at Nationals Park
Papelbon noted that although he enjoyed the reception, he did not pay too much attention to fan reactions.
Harper uses emoji bat stickers
The right fielder kept it 100 during his at bats on Monday night.
"Herbie" Hoover (the racing president) has a major design flaw
The president who sent us into the great depression has eyes that may cause much more than depression. (This bears the question of who actually okayed the design).
Nationals have fifth most loyal fans in baseball
Not bad for a franchise that's been around for less than an a quarter of the time than all the other teams in the top five have been around.