|Stephen Strasburg recorded the first HOV-2 of the season.|
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Second Inning: In the bottom of the second inning, Stephen Strasburg introduced the first hitter of the season to K Street when he struck out ex-Nat Marlon Byrd.
Fifth Inning: Strasburg recorded the first HOV-2 of the young season by striking out both Ryan Dempster and David DeJesus.
Sixth Inning: Strasburg got his second HOV-2 of the day after he struck out Starlin Castro and Ian Stewart.
Ninth Inning: Lidge declined to let Strasburg hog all of the K Street glory in the first game of the season and earned his own HOV-2 by striking out Reed Johnson and Byrd en route to the save.
- Strasburg earned the first HOV-2 of the season.
- Byrd received the first single-game E-ZPass of the season by striking out twice.
- Strikeouts in the game: 7.
- Strikeouts in the 2012 season: 7.