Welcome to NatsTown, Stephen Strasburg
12:15 p.m.: Stephen Strasburg addressed the Nationals Front Office before all the festivities began. He said he was excited to be a part of the Washington Nationals and be in a city with so much history. He was accompanied by his girlfriend Rachel Lackey and his father Jim. His next stop will be the press conference on the field at 2 p.m.
Strasburg, with General Manager Mike Rizzo behind him, spoke to members of the Nationals Front Office.
Strasburg with his girlfriend Rachel and father Jim.
Strasburg worked with Nationals Hitting Coach Rick Eckstein during the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
With owner Mark Lerner.