It's a busy day at Nationals Park. Bryce Harper arrived for his official introduction and took early batting practice The 17-year old hit some titanic shots to the outfield, including one bomb into the third deck.
Today also marks the return of Jordan Zimmerman to the major leagues as a starting pitcher after missing more than a year of major league play due to Tommy John surgery.
And, of course, sometime in the next few hours, we should be getting the results of Stephen Strasburg's arthrogram, which should determine the exact extent of the damage to the right-hander's arm.
Nationals manager Jim Riggleman spoke on all these topics a little while ago. What he had to say is below the jump.