(Jonathan Newton / The Washington Post)

It’s another 10-plus hours until Stephen Strasburg takes the mound to face Bronson Arroyo in Arizona, so here is a smattering of reading from around the Post’s blogosphere.

Speaking of Strasburg, why does he struggle in the first inning? Fancy Stats explains.

In Arizona, Fake Matt Williams loses Diamondbacks’ Legends race after stopping to gawk at Real Matt Williams.

And speaking of large-headed mascots, Teddy Roosevelt dances to Miley Cyrus at fans’ wedding.

Finally, just for fun, take a look at Jenrry Mejias’ strikeout dance.