Opening Day at Nationals Park

Nationals Opening Day
Nationals Opening Day
Major League Baseball's opening day logo is on the field at Nationals Park on April 1, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Credit: Kevin Patrick/All-News 99.1 WNEW)
Nationals Opening Day
Nationals Opening Day
The view from behind home plate at Nationals Park on April 1, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Credit: Kevin Patrick/All-News 99.1 WNEW)
Nationals Opening Day
Nationals Opening Day
A look at some of the desserts provided at Nationals Park the morning of opening day on April 1, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Credit: Kevin Patrick/All-News 99.1 WNEW)
Nationals Opening Day
Nationals Opening Day
Clint Romesha, a Medal of Honor recipient who'll throw the ceremonial first pitch, talks to WNEW's Kevin Patrick on the field at Nationals Park on April 1, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Credit: Kevin Patrick/All-News 99.1 WNEW)
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Nationals Opening Day
Nationals Park was buzzing the morning of the team's Opening Day game against the Miami Marlins on April 1. The Nats players will walk past this quote from Yankees legend Joe DiMaggio every time they walk from the clubhouse to the field.
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Nationals Opening Day
Nationals Opening Day
A base sits in the dirt before the start of the Washington Nationals and Miami Marlins opening day baseball game at Nationals Park on April 1, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)
Nationals Opening Day
Nationals Opening Day
Nationals players take to the field to stretch and warm up several hours before the game. (Credit: John Domen/All-News 99.1 WNEW)
Nationals Opening Day
Nationals Opening Day
Nationals helmets and bats take their place in the dugout rack at Nationals Park. (Credit: John Domen/All-News 99.1 WNEW)
Nationals Opening Day
Nationals Opening Day
Nationals first baseman Adam LaRoche warms up prior to Monday's opening day game. (Credit: John Domen/All-News 99.1 WNEW)
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Nationals Opening Day
Nationals first baseman Adam LaRoche (left) and outfielder Jayson Werth (center) warm up prior to the team's Opening Day game against the Miami Marlins on April 1. Expectations for the Nats are sky high after winning the National League East Division title last season.
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Nationals Opening Day
Nationals Opening Day
Nationals players take batting practice during warm-ups. (Credit: John Domen/All-News 99.1 WNEW)
Nationals Opening Day
Nationals Opening Day
Bullpen phones in the Nationals dugout are ready to go. (Credit: Kevin Patrick/All-News 99.1 WNEW)
Nationals Opening Day
Nationals Opening Day
The Nationals' curly W logo is painted on the fresh grass at Nationals Park. (Credit: Kevin Patrick/All-News 99.1 WNEW)
Nationals Opening Day
Nationals Opening Day
The Nationals are asking fans to show off their #Natitude all season long. (Credit: Kevin Patrick/All-News 99.1 WNEW)
Nationals Opening Day
Nationals Opening Day
Players angry after a bad play or a missed call can throw some punches at this bag down the hall from the dugout. (Credit: John Domen/All-News 99.1 WNEW)
Nationals Opening Day
Nationals Opening Day
Nationals fans wait to enter Nationals Park before the start of the Opening Day game against the Miami Marlins on April 1, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Nationals Opening Day
Nationals Opening Day
Nationals fans wait outside the gates to enter Nationals Park before the start of the Washington Nationals Opening Day game against the Miami Marlins on April 1, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Nationals Opening Day
Nationals Opening Day
Nationals fans enter Nationals Park before the start of the Opening Day game against the Miami Marlins on April 1, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Nationals Opening Day
Nationals Opening Day
Nationals fans enter Nationals Park before the start of the Opening Day game against the Miami Marlins on April 1, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Nationals Opening Day
Nationals Opening Day
Nationals fans walk around Nationals Park before the start of the Opening Day game against the Miami Marlins on April 1, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Nationals Opening Day
Nationals Opening Day
Bryce Harper of the Washington Nationals waits to take batting practice before the start of their opening day game against the Miami Marlins at Nationals Park on April 1, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)
Nationals Opening Day
Nationals Opening Day
Jayson Werth of the Washington Nationals waits to take batting practice before the start of their opening day game against the Miami Marlins at Nationals Park on April 1, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)
Nationals Opening Day
Nationals Opening Day
Starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg of the Washington Nationals walks back to the clubhouse after taking batting practice prior to the start of the Nationals opening day game against the Miami Marlins at Nationals Park on April 1, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)
Manager Davey Johnson of the Washington Nationals watches his team take batting practice before the start of the Nationals opening day game against the Miami Marlins at Nationals Park on April 1, 2013 in Washington, D.C.  (Credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)
Nationals Opening Day
Manager Davey Johnson of the Washington Nationals watches his team take batting practice before the start of the Nationals opening day game against the Miami Marlins at Nationals Park on April 1, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)
Manager Davey Johnson of the Washington Nationals watches his team take batting practice before the start of the Nationals opening day game against the Miami Marlins at Nationals Park on April 1, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)
Nationals Opening Day
Nationals Opening Day
Members of the Miami Marlins warm up prior to the start of their opening day game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on April 1, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)
Nationals Opening Day
Nationals Opening Day
Last year's National League East Division Champions banner is unveiled at Nationals Park before the start of the Opening Day game April 1, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Credit: John Domen/All-News 99.1 WNEW)
Nationals Opening Day
Nationals Opening Day
Washington Nationals General Manager Mike Rizzo waves to the crowd while accepting an award for Executive of the Year before the Opening Day game against the Florida Marlins at Nationals Park on Monday, April 1, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Nationals Opening Day
Nationals Opening Day
Bryce Harper of the Washington Nationals greets teammates during introductions before the Opening Day game against the Florida Marlins at Nationals Park on Monday, April 1, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)
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Nationals Opening Day
The American flag is spread across the outfield at Nationals Park during the national anthem before the Opening Day game against the Miami Marlins on April 1, 2013. (Credit: John Domen/All-News 99.1 WNEW)
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Nationals Opening Day
Nationals Opening Day
Stephen Strasburg of the Washington Nationals throws the first pitch of the game to batter Juan Pierre of the Miami Marlins during the first inning of their opening day game at Nationals Park on April 1, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)
Nationals Opening Day
Nationals Opening Day
Stephen Strasburg of the Washington Nationals pitches in the top of the first inning during the Opening Day game against the Florida Marlins at Nationals Park on Monday, April 1, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Nationals Opening Day
Nationals Opening Day
Bryce Harper of the Washington Nationals runs the bases after hitting a solo home run in the bottom of the first inning during the Opening Day game against the Florida Marlins at Nationals Park on April 1, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Nationals Opening Day
Nationals Opening Day
Bryce Harper of the Washington Nationals crosses home plate after hitting a solo home run in the bottom of the first inning during the Opening Day game against the Florida Marlins at Nationals Park on April 1, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Nationals Opening Day
Nationals Opening Day
Bryce Harper of the Washington Nationals is congratulated by Ryan Zimmerman after hitting a solo home run in the bottom of the first inning during the Opening Day game against the Florida Marlins at Nationals Park on April 1, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Nationals Opening Day
Nationals Opening Day
Bryce Harper of the Washington Nationals is congratulated by teammates including Jayson Werth after hitting a solo home run in the bottom of the first inning during the Opening Day game against the Florida Marlins at Nationals Park on April 1, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Nationals Opening Day
Nationals Opening Day
WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 01: Bryce Harper #34 of the Washington Nationals waves to the crowd after hitting a solo home run against the Miami Marlins during the fourth inning of their opening day game at Nationals Park on April 1, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)
Nationals Opening Day
Nationals Opening Day
WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 01: Members of the Washington Nationals bow their heads in a moment of silence for victims of the attack at Sandy Hook Elementary School before the Opening Day game against the Florida Marlins at Nationals Park on Monday, April 1, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Credit: by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Washington Nationals fans cheers General Manager Mike Rizzo. (Credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Nationals Opening Day
WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 01: Washington Nationals fans cheers General Manager Mike Rizzo before the Opening Day game against the Florida Marlins at Nationals Park on Monday, April 1, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Washington Nationals fans cheers General Manager Mike Rizzo. (Credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Nationals Opening Day
Nationals Opening Day
WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 01: Giancarlo Stanton #27 of the Florida Marlins is tagged out at home by Wilson Ramos #40 of the Washington Nationals in the seventh inning during the Opening Day game at Nationals Park on Monday, April 1, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Nationals Opening Day
Nationals Opening Day
WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 01: Stephen Strasburg #37 of the Washington Nationals pitches in the top of the first inning during the Opening Day game against the Florida Marlins at Nationals Park on Monday, April 1, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Nationals Opening Day
Nationals Opening Day
WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 01: Members of the Miami Marlins and Washington Nationals listen to the national anthem prior to the start of their opening day game at Nationals Park on April 1, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)
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