In a way, this isn't much of a surprise, considering how he dominated the MLB headlines this week. On the other hand - it's his first week, and he's already on the cover of Sports Illustrated!â†µ
This cover will hit newsstands everywhere except in Chicago, where the Blackhawks get dibs instead. Psssshh. What amazing thing did they do this week anyway?
UPDATE: Here's a cleaner copy of the cover, from a Nationals press release.â†µ