Austin Kearns hit a 3-run homer off of Oliver Perez of the Mets tonight in a 4-3 win for the Nats at RFK.
The 1948 Chicago White Sox went 28 games into the season before scoring a first inning run, according to the Elias Sports Bureau.
Note: The 1948 White Sox were 51-101 overall. That team's best player was 41-year old Luke Appling, a Hall of Famer, who moved from shortstop to third base to make way for youngster Cass Michaels. The next year, the 42-year old old Appling moved back to short and Michaels went to second.
Chad Cordero picked up his third save for Washington tonight, putting him three ahead of Mariano Rivera on the season.