Cubs Opening Day

Theo Epstein. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 05: Theo Epstein, President of baseball operations for the Chicago Cubs, watches batting practice before the opening dy game against the Washington Nationals at Wrigley Field on April 5, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Theo Epstein. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 05: Carlos Marmol #49 of the Chicago Cubs tosses a ball to fans during batting practice before the Cubs take on the Washington Nationals in the opening day game at Wrigley Field on April 5, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 05: Theo Epstein, President of baseball operations for the Chicago Cubs, speaks with the media before the opening day game against the Washington Nationals at Wrigley Field on April 5, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 05: A fan snaps a photo outside of Wrigley Field before the opening day game between the Chicago Cubs and the Washington Nationals at Wrigley Field on April 5, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 05: A fan snaps a photo outside of Wrigley Field before the opening day game between the Chicago Cubs and the Washington Nationals at Wrigley Field on April 5, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 05: A fan snaps a photo outside of Wrigley Field before the opening day game between the Chicago Cubs and the Washington Nationals at Wrigley Field on April 5, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
A Cubs fan holds up a "W" sign. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 05: Fans of the Chicago Cubs watch batting practice from the left field bleachers before the opening day game against the Washington Nationals at Wrigley Field on April 5, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
A Cubs fan holds up a "W" sign. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 05: Fans of the Chicago Cubs take photos during batting practice in the right field bleachers before the opening day game against the Washington Nationals at Wrigley Field on April 5, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Stephen Starsburg. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 05: Starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg #37 of the Washington Nationals delivers the ball against the Chicago Cubs during the opening day game at Wrigley Field on April 5, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Stephen Starsburg. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 05: Marlon Byrd #24 of the Chicago Cubs stretches before batting practice before the opening day game against the Washington Nationals at Wrigley Field on April 5, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Wrigley Field bleachers. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 05: Fans of the Chicago Cubs watch batting practice from the right field bleachers before the opening day game against the Washington Nationals at Wrigley Field on April 5, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Wrigley Field bleachers. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 05: Manager Dale Sveum of the Chicago Cubs talks to a player during batting practice before the opening day game against the Washington Nationals at Wrigley Field on April 5, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 05: Starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg #37 of the Washington Nationals delivers the ball against the Chicago Cubs during the opening day game at Wrigley Field on April 5, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 05: Members of the Chicago Cubs and the Washington Nationals stand during the National Anthem before the opening day game at Wrigley Field on April 5, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Dale Sveum. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 05: Manager Dale Sveum of the Chicago Cubs talks to a player during batting practice before the opening day game against the Washington Nationals at Wrigley Field on April 5, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Dale Sveum. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 05: Fans of the Chicago Cubs watch batting practice from the left field bleachers before the opening day game against the Washington Nationals at Wrigley Field on April 5, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 05: Manager Dale Sveum of the Chicago Cubs talks to a player during batting practice before the opening day game against the Washington Nationals at Wrigley Field on April 5, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 05: A new LED board is seen in right field during batting practice before the Chicago Cubs take on the Washington Nationals in the opening day game at Wrigley Field on April 5, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 05: Actor Bill Murray throws a ceremonial first pitch before the Chicago Cubs take on the Washington Nationals during the opening day game at Wrigley Field on April 5, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 05: Manager Dale Sveum #33 of the Chicago Cubs shakes hands with manager Davey Johnson #5 of the Washington Nationals before the opening day game at Wrigley Field on April 5, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 05: Senator Richard Durbin (D-IL) stands during the National Anthem before the Chicago Cubs take on the Washington Nationals during the opening day game at Wrigley Field on April 5, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 05: Marlon Byrd #24 of the Chicago Cubs greets teammates during player introductions before the opening day game against the Washington Nationals at Wrigley Field on April 5, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 05: Actor Bill Murray shares a laugh with piutcher Kerry Wood #34 of the Chicago Cubs after throwing a ceremonial first pitch before Cubs take on the Washington Nationals in the opening day game at Wrigley Field on April 5, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 05: Jayson Werth #28 of the Washington Nationals greets teammates during player introductions before the opening day game against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on April 5, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 05: Danny Espinosa #8 and Ryan Zimmerman #11 of the Washington Nationals greet teammates during player introductions before the opening day game against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on April 5, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 05: Mark DeRosa #7 of the Washington Nationals greets teammates during player introductions before the opening day game against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on April 5, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 05: Starting pitcher Ryan Dempster #46 of the Chicago Cubs delivers the ball against the Washington Nationals during the opening day game at Wrigley Field on April 5, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 05: Starting pitcher Ryan Dempster #46 of the Chicago Cubs delivers the ball against the Washington Nationals during the opening day game at Wrigley Field on April 5, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Marlon Byrd. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 05: Marlon Byrd #24 of the Chicago Cubs hits a run-scoring single in the 4th inning against the Washington Nationals during the opening day game at Wrigley Field on April 5, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Marlon Byrd. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 05: A fan of the Chicago Cubs is bundled up against the cold wind off of lake Michigan for the opening day game between the Cubs and Washington Nationals at Wrigley Field on April 5, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 05: Starting pitcher Ryan Dempster #46 of the Chicago Cubs waves to the crowd after being taken out of the game against the Washington Nationals during the opening day game at Wrigley Field on April 5, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 05: Roger Bernadina #2 of the Washington Nationals makes a catch in front of Mark DeRosa #7 against the Chicago Cubs during the opening day game at Wrigley Field on April 5, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 05: Danny Espinosa #8 of the Washington Nationals leaps over Jeff Baker #3 of the Chicago Cubs as he turns a double play during the opening day game at Wrigley Field on April 5, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 05: Actor Bill Murray sings "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" during the 7th inning stretch of the opening day game between the Chicago Cubs and the Washington Nationals at Wrigley Field on April 5, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 05: Joe Mather #16 of the Chicago Cubs is tagged out at the plate by Wilson Ramos #3 of the Washington Nationals during the opening day game at Wrigley Field on April 5, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. The Nationals defeated the Cubs 2-1. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 05: Tyler Clippard #36 of the Washington Nationals pitches on his way to a win against the Chicago Cubs during the opening day game at Wrigley Field on April 5, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. The Nationals defeated the Cubs 2-1. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 05: Brad Lidge #54 of the Washington Nationals pitches on his way to a save against the Chicago Cubs during the opening day game at Wrigley Field on April 5, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. The Nationals defeated the Cubs 2-1. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 05: Marlon Byrd #24 of the Chicago Cubs reacts to striking out to end the game against the Washington Nationals during the opening day game at Wrigley Field on April 5, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. The Nationals defeated the Cubs 2-1. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 05: Jayson Werth #28 ofthe Washington Nationals hugs Brad Lidge #54 of the Washington Nationals after a win against the Chicago Cubs during the opening day game at Wrigley Field on April 5, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. The Nationals defeated the Cubs 2-1. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Kerry Wood. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 05: Kerry Wood #34 of the Chicago Cubs pitches against the Washington Nationals during the opening day game at Wrigley Field on April 5, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. The Nationals defeated the Cubs 2-1. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Kerry Wood. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 05: Kerry Wood #34 of the Chicago Cubs pitches against the Washington Nationals during the opening day game at Wrigley Field on April 5, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. The Nationals defeated the Cubs 2-1. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 05: Kerry Wood #34 of the Chicago Cubs reacts after walking a batter in the 8th inning against the Washington Nationals during the opening day game at Wrigley Field on April 5, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. The Nationals defeated the Cubs 2-1. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 05: Carlos Marmol #49 of the Chicago Cubs pitches in the 9th inning against the Washington Nationals during the opening day game at Wrigley Field on April 5, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. The Nationals defeated the Cubs 2-1. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 05:Manager Dale Sveum of the Chicago Cubs smiles in the dugout before the Cubs take on the Washington Nationals during the opening day game at Wrigley Field on April 5, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. The nationals defeated the Cubs 2-1. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 05: Manager Dale Sveum of the Chicago Cubs greets the team during player introductions before the Cubs take on the Washington Nationals during the opening day game at Wrigley Field on April 5, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. The nationals defeated the Cubs 2-1. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 05: Kerry Wood #34 of the Chicago Cubs greets the team during player introductions before the Cubs take on the Washington Nationals during the opening day game at Wrigley Field on April 5, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. The Nationals defeated the Cubs 2-1. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 05: Starlin Castro #13 of the Chicago Cubs greets the team during player introductions before the Cubs take on the Washington Nationals during the opening day game at Wrigley Field on April 5, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. The Nationals defeated the Cubs 2-1. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 05: Actor Bill Murray throws a ceremonial first pitch before the Chicago Cubs take on the Washington Nationals during the opening day game at Wrigley Field on April 5, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 05: Manager Davey Johnson of the Washington Nationals stands during the National Anthem before the opening day game against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on April 5, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. The Nationals defeated the Cubs 2-1. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 05: Actor Bill Murray falls at home plate after running the bases before throwing out a ceremonial first pitch before the Chicago Cubs take on the Washington Nationals during the opening day game at Wrigley Field on April 5, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 05: Owner Tom Ricketts of the Chicago Cubs talks to reporters before the opening day game against the Washington Nationals at Wrigley Field on April 5, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 05: Actor Bill Murray runs the bases before throwing out a ceremonial first pitch before the Chicago Cubs take on the Washington Nationals during the opening day game at Wrigley Field on April 5, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 05: Theo Epstein, President of baseball operations for the Chicago Cubs, speaks with the media before the opening day game against the Washington Nationals at Wrigley Field on April 5, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs
CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 05: Theo Epstein, President of baseball operations for the Chicago Cubs, speaks with the media before the opening day game against the Washington Nationals at Wrigley Field on April 5, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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