|1sts from 1st game at Nationals Park|
|Written by Admin|
|Sunday, 30 March 2008 15:43|
-First pitch: Thrown by Nationals left-hander Odalis Perez to Braves batter Kelly Johnson at 8:21 p.m. It was fouled off.
-First strikeout: Perez got Johnson to swing and miss at strike three at 8:22 p.m.
-First walk: Perez walked the game's second batter, Yunel Escobar, at 8:26 p.m.
-First hit: Washington's Cristian Guzman led off the bottom of the first inning by lining Atlanta right-hander Tim Hudson's first pitch to right field for a single at 8:32 p.m.
-First error: Hudson's pickoff throw to first base went wide of the bag, allowing Guzman to advance to third at 8:33 p.m.
-First extra-base hit: Washington's Nick Johnson lined a 1-2 pitch to right field off Hudson for an RBI double in the bottom of the first at 8:41 p.m.
-First run: Guzman came around to score on Johnson's hit.
-First home run: Atlanta's Chipper Jones drove a 2-0 pitch from Perez into the second row in left-center for a solo shot in the fourth inning at 9:14 p.m. That was also the first run scored by a visiting team.