GM Mike Rizzo addresses whether the Nationals would be able to also sign Anthony Rendon after investing $245M on Stephen Strasburg; owner Mark Lerner previously stated “We really can only afford to have one of those two guys.”
Ran into Trump critic Jose Andres, who got a raucous standing ovation for his first pitch, in the elevator heading back to press box. “Today we celebrate immigrants on a field full of immigrants,” he told me. He waved goodbye as Nats owner Mark Lerner happened to be in the lobby.
Mark Lerner: "The first pitches are our call, and we felt there are many other candidates that should be considered before him."
Nationals owner Mark Lerner says Trump "has every right to come" to World Series