Alex Ovechkin to throw out first pitch before Nationals game
Alex Ovechkin will throw out the first pitch prior to the Washington Nationals’ game on Saturday.
The Washington Capitals captured their first ever Stanley Cup on Thursday. With that comes the spoils of being a champion. Prior to Saturday’s game between the Nationals and San Francisco Giants, Ovechkin, the Capitals’ captain, will throw out the ceremonial first pitch.
Caps announce that Alex Ovechkin will throw out the ceremonial first pitch at tomorrow’s Nats game. What’s that guy done to deserve it??
— Dan Kolko (@masnKolko) June 9, 2018
Ovechkin will be accompanied by his Cup-winning teammates.
All of the Capitals will be accompanying the Stanley Cup to Nationals Park tomorrow.
— Chelsea Janes (@chelsea_janes) June 9, 2018
The next stop for Ovechkin and the Capitals will be a championship parade on Tuesday that was promised by owner Ted Leonsis to be impressive.