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Ryan Zimmerman is mobbed by his teammates after his walk-off homer Sunday.  (Nick Wass/AP)

Opening Day Lineups

  1. 2B Kelly Johnson
  2. SS Yunel Escobar
  3. 3B Chipper Jones
  4. 1B Mark Teixeira
  5. RF Jeff Francoeur
  6. C Brian McCann
  7. LF Matt Diaz
  8. CF Mark Kotsay
  9. P Tim Hudson
  1. SS Cristian Guzman
  2. CF Lastings Milledge
  3. 3B Ryan Zimmerman
  4. 1B Nick Johnson
  5. RF Austin Kearns
  6. LF Elijah Dukes
  7. 2B Ronnie Belliard
  8. C Paul Lo Duca
  9. P Odalis Perez

Following the pregame pomp and circumstance, the Nationals inaugurated their new ballpark in style on Sunday. After the Braves tied the game in the ninth, Ryan Zimmerman capped a memorable Opening Night in Washington's new ballpark with a walk-off home run for a 3-2 Nationals victory.   More >


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