Nationals announce 2013 spring training schedule

The Washington Nationals today released their 32-game 2013 Spring Training schedule, which features 15 home games at Space Coast Stadium in Viera, FL.

The National League East champions will commence their Grapefruit League schedule on Feb. 23 when they play the New York Mets in nearby Port St. Lucie, FL. The Nationals will host the Miami Marlins one day later (Feb. 24) at Space Coast Stadium for their initial home contest.

The Nationals' home schedule will include a matchup against the American League champion Detroit Tigers (March 22) and two contests against their 2012 NLDS opponent, the St. Louis Cardinals (March 3 and March 8).

Spring Training season tickets, which include all 15 home openings, will be available beginning Monday at 10 a.m. at nationals.com/spring for as low as $255.

Individual-game tickets for the Nationals' 15-game home slate will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Saturday, January 19 at the Space Coast Stadium Box Office, by visiting nationals.com/spring or by calling 888.632.NATS (6287).

Beginning Monday, January 7, three-game Flex Plans will be available exclusively at nationals.com/spring. Fans will have the opportunity to purchase tickets for any three games on the Nationals' 2013 Spring Training home schedule, starting as low as $33 per plan (limit four tickets per Flex Plan order).

Washington Nationals Spring Training Ticket Prices
Batter's Box Seats: Individual game - $26; Flex Plan per game* - $25; Season ticket per game - $24
Box: Individual game - $22; Flex plan per game* - $21; Season ticket per game - $20
Reserved: Individual game - $19; Flex Plan per game* - $18; Season ticket per game - $17
Reserved Bleachers: Individual game - $12; Flex Plan per game* - $11; Season ticket per game - N/A
*-Flex Plans go on sale Monday, Jan. 7

Washington Nationals 2013 Grapefruit League Schedule

Feb. 23 - @ New York Mets (Port St. Lucie)
Feb. 24 - vs. Miami Marlins
Feb. 25 - @ New York Mets (Port St. Lucie)
Feb. 26 - @ Atlanta Braves (Orlando)
Feb. 27 - vs. Miami Marlins
Feb. 28 - vs. New York Mets
March 1 - @ Atlanta Braves (Orlando)
March 2 - @ St. Louis Cardinals (Jupiter)
March 3 - vs. St. Louis Cardinals
March 4 - Off Day
March 5 - vs. Houston Astros
March 6 - @ Philadelphia Phillies (Clearwater)
March 7 - @ Houston Astros (Kissimmee)
March 8 - vs. St. Louis Cardinals
March 9 - vs. Miami Marlins (ss)
March 10 - @ Detroit Tigers (Lakeland)
March 11 - vs. Atlanta Braves
March 12 - Off Day
March 13 - vs. New York Mets
March 13 - @ Houston Astros (Kissimmee)
March 14 - vs. Houston Astros
March 15 - @ St. Louis Cardinals (Jupiter)
March 16 - vs. Houston Astros
March 17 - @ Detroit Tigers (Lakeland)
March 18 - vs. Detroit Tigers
March 19 - Off Day
March 20 - @ Miami Marlins (Jupiter)
March 21 - @ Atlanta Braves (Orlando)
March 22 - vs. Detroit Tigers
March 23 - @ New York Mets (Port St. Lucie)
March 24 - vs. Atlanta Braves
March 25 - @ Houston Astros (Kissimmee)
March 26 - @ Miami Marlins (Jupiter)
March 27 - @ St. Louis Cardinals (Jupiter)
March 28 - vs. New York Mets