While some of his teammates (Stephen Strasburg, Ryan Zimmerman, and Denard Span) spent some time on Saturday at the Syracuse-Marquette Elite 8 Regional Final at Verizon Center (also in attendance: President Obama and RGIII), Gio Gonzalez spent part of his day stuck in sucky D.C. traffic trying to get into the city.
So Nats players might be excited to be back "home", but probably not so much about the traffic. Take this Tweet by Bryce Harper after Friday's exhibition game against the Yankees:
And here's Ian Desmond Thursday morning before leaving Florida:
It almost feels like US Weekly's "Stars, They're Just Like Us!" page: They push their own grocery carts! They get stuck in sh*tty D.C. traffic!
Monday can't get here soon enough. Traffic will still suck, of course...