Heather Downen and Ryan Zimmerman at a gala in Washington in January. (Courtesy of Guest of a Guest)

Engaged: Ryan Zimmerman, 27, and Heather Downen, 28, in a bittersweet piece of Opening Day news for Nationals fan-girls across the region. The Virginia-bred superstar third baseman — who just got a $100 million deal to stay in Washington through 2019 — and the tech-firm sales rep have been dating about two years, according to society blog Guest of a Guest.