Word of appreciation are seen in a note from Washington Nationals General Manager and Executive Vice President of Baseball Operations Mike Rizzo to Washington D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray, on display in Mayor Gray's office at the John A. Wilson Building in Washington, D.C., Friday, Oct. 5, 2012. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

Photo by: ROD LAMKEY JR

Word of appreciation are seen in a note from Washington Nationals General Manager and Executive Vice President of Baseball Operations Mike Rizzo to Washington D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray, on display in Mayor Gray's office at the John A. Wilson Building in Washington, D.C., Friday, Oct. 5, 2012. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)