6:58 PM- Strasburg walks out of the bullpen towards the dugout to a rousing ovation. Serious buzz in the crowd. Most excitement since Opening Day 2008 when Zimmerman walked off in the ballpark’s debut.
7:03 The Nats trot out on the field and this crowd is ELECTRIC. Strasburg looks calm, cool, and collected.
7:06- First pitch to Andrew McCutchen 97 MPH inside.
7:06- This kid moves VERY quickly. Lineout to SS Ian Desmond 1 down.
7:07- WICKED breaking ball inside to another fantasy young gun Neil Walker.
7:08- Walker fouls off a 2-0 pitch clocked at 99 MPH.
7:08- Sharp grounder to Dunn at 1st gets out number 2. Another 99 MPH fastball.
7:09- Lastings Milledge to the plate and gets booed LOUDLY. As Mets fans, we rejoice.
7:09- A second consecutive knee bending curveball gets Strasburg his first career K on Milledge. GREAT first victim.