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Alex Ovechkin gets first pitch honors before Game 4 of NLDS

Alex Ovechkin spent his night off Monday taking part in another sport in the Washington D.C. area. The Washington Capitals captain was on the mound before Game 4 of the National League Division Series to throw out the first pitch. The Nationals ended up forcing a decisive Game 5 of their series against the Los Angeles Dodgers with a 6-1 win as they look to copy the 2017-18 Capitals and win their first championship. It's gonna be a gr8 day. Big thanks to Alex Ovechkin for throwing out tonight's first pitch.@Capitals // #STAYINTHEFIGHT pic.twitter.com/ZGTL0QV291 — Washington Nationals (@Nationals) October 7, 2019 This was Ovechkin’s third time delivering the first pitch before a Nationals game. The first came after his rookie sea ...