House Majority Whip Steve ScaliseStephen (Steve) Joseph ScaliseConservative lawmakers met to discuss GOP chairman’s ouster Overnight Finance: GOP delays work on funding bill amid conservative demands | Senate panel approves Fed nominee Powell | Dodd-Frank rollback advances | WH disputes report Mueller subpoenaed Trump bank records Overnight Finance: House approves motion to go to tax conference — with drama | GOP leaders to consider Dec. 30 spending bill | Justices skeptical of ban on sports betting | Mulvaney won't fire official who sued him MORE (R-La.) threw the ceremonial first pitch at Friday night's playoff game between the Washington Nationals and Chicago Cubs.

Scalise, holding onto a walker, tossed the pitch to open the series taking place at Nationals Park in southeast Washington, D.C.

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The park is the site of the annual Congressional Baseball Game, where lawmakers gathered earlier this year in a show of unity following a baseball practice shooting.

Scalise was critically injured in June when a gunman opened fire on the GOP baseball team as it practiced ahead of this year's congressional game. Scalise and three others were shot.

The No. 3 House Republican returned to Capitol Hill last week. He is still undergoing rehabilitation and has been using crutches and a motorized scooter to get around.

The Nationals and Cubs are squaring off Friday night in Game 1 of their National League Division Series.