Now that’s getting things off on the right track. A great first day for the pastime, with plenty of positive omens for the coming months. The marquee players, for the most part, put on a show. But of course all of the excitement–Pudge’s Detroit bomb, Beltran’s game-winner–was eclipsed by Bond’s performance: a walk, two doubles, the three-run shot to tie. Message received: Balco will not be a distraction, at least for Mr. Bonds.