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Harper, Strasburg pace Nats in season opener

Harper, Strasburg pace Nats in season opener

ESPN.com MLB.com CNNSI.com yahoo.com Updated Apr 1, 2013
Bryce Harper homered in his first two at-bats, Stephen Strasburg retired 19 batters in a row at one stretch, and the defending NL East champion Washington Nationals opened the season with a 2-0 victory over the Miami Marlins on Monday.
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  • Nats' Johnson, 70, unsure of future after '13

    Nats' Johnson, 70, unsure of future after '13

    ESPN.com Apr 1, 2013
    Davey Johnson is ready to soak it all in during what is supposed to be his final season as manager of the Washington Nationals, saying he'll throw batting practice or even take pregame grounders occasionally.
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  • Davey reiterates that 2013 opener is likely last

    Davey reiterates that 2013 opener is likely last

    MLB.com Apr 1, 2013
    Nationals manager Davey Johnson sat down for his first pregame press conference of the season on Monday and confirmed that this will be his last Opening Day as manager.
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  • Mrs. Zimmerman’s Nats jersey

    Mrs. Zimmerman’s Nats jersey

    washingtonpost.com Apr 1, 2013
    Lots of people are wearing new jerseys to Opening Day at Nationals Park. I like Ryan Zimmerman’s wife’s. (They were married in January, in case you forgot.) (Via @HeatherZims.)
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  • The beer prices at Nats Park

    The beer prices at Nats Park

    washingtonpost.com Apr 1, 2013
    “Thirsty [baseball] fans pay the most at Washington Nationals games - where, unless they take advantage of a $5 drink special before the first pitch, the cheapest beer available is a 16-ounce can for $8,” CNN Money reported this week. … Continue r
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  • Video - Harper, Strasburg On Opening Day 00:25

    Harper, Strasburg On Opening Day

    Apr 1
    Bryce Harper talks about his two-homer performance and Stephen Strasburg discusses his solid outing against the Marlins.
  • Video - Harper Homers Twice In Nats' Season Opener 00:32

    Harper Homers Twice In Nats' Season Opener

    Apr 1
    Bryce Harper hit two solo home runs and Stephen Strasburg pitched seven scoreless innings to guide the Nationals to a 2-0 win over the Marlins.
  • Video - Mint Condition: 2013 MLB Preview 02:17

    Mint Condition: 2013 MLB Preview

    Apr 1
    The Cardboard Connection's Rob Bertrand joins Michele Steele to break down which 2013 MLB rookies, veterans and products that collectors should be looking out for.