DMV: Caps Draft Another Goofy Russian

Teenage Russian forward Evgeny Kuznetsov is selected by the Caps in the first round, No. 26 overall. [WaPo]

Comparisons to Alex Semin abound, though the two may end up being linemates. [On Frozen Blog]

Quick snapshots of all five Caps draft picks. [WaPo]

Kuznetsov and Caps second-rounder Stanislav Galiev make the 10 most awkward NHL Draft portraits. [Puck Daddy]

Nats blow leads in each game, swept by O’s. [WaPo, Sun]

At least Saturday’s 1970 throwbacks looked pretty sweet. [Nats 320]

Three reasons the Nats have gone in the tank. [Nationals Baseball]

Nats defense, especially infield defense, has been miserable. [Tom Boswell]

John Lannan’s first Double-A start in three years went well. [Nats Journal]

Nyjer Morgan made a pretty amazing catch on Friday night. [Nats Enquirer]

O’s mercifully end the Garrett Atkins era in Baltimore. [Kevin Cowherd]

A Stephen Strasburg card sold for half a million dollars. [DCist]

The 13 guys you’d consider trading Strasburg for. [DC Landing Strip]

Strasburg faces his toughest test yet this evening. [Goessling Game]

A rather excellent recap and analysis of the Wizards’ draft. [Wiz Insider]

Wiz’ summer league roster includes Jon Scheyer, Eric Hayes. [BF]

Leonsis disagrees with Tracee Hamilton’s Sunday column. [Ted’s Take]

John Wall’s welcome to D.C. video is goofy, star-studded. [D.C. Sports Bog]

Get your “Great Wall of Chinatown” t-shirt, among others. [Bog]

Andray Blatche is out three months with a broken foot. [Wizards Insider]

Interviews with Monk, Clark and Olkewicz. [Homer McFanboy, HF, HF]

Three possible replacements for Maryland AD Debbie Yow. [The Sun]

This summer’s Fort Reno schedule starts tonight. [DCist]

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