Quote of the day
“Too excited, too strong. I try to do my best . ... It was hard, but I think I did a nice job. So we’re all good.”
— Capitals star Alex Ovechkin (left), who threw out the first pitch for Saturday’s Giants-Nationals game at Nationals Park. On his first attempt, Ovechkin sailed his throw well over the head of Max Scherzer. Ovechkin requested a mulligan and did better on his second try.