MASN to broadcast seven 2017 Washington Nationals spring training games

MASN, the television home of the defending National League East champion Washington Nationals, will broadcast seven Nationals spring training games during the 2017 Grapefruit League season. All of the games will appear on MASN, beginning with the Nationals’ Feb. 28 game against the Houston Astros at The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches, the new spring complex shared by the two teams. The Astros-Nationals game on Feb. 28 will be the first in the history of the new ballpark in West Palm Beach, Fla.

The network’s spring training coverage also includes six more games, five of them from The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches: March 7 against the Boston Red Sox; March 12 against the Houston Astros; March 20 against the New York Yankees; March 23 against the New York Mets; and March 28 against the Miami Marlins. Additionally, MASN will broadcast an exhibition game on March 31 against the Boston Red Sox from Nationals Park in Washington, D.C.

All afternoon games will be replayed later on the same day on MASN.

Fans can also access all of the most up-to-date Nationals news during spring training by logging onto Mark Zuckerman’s “Nationals Pastime” blog for complete coverage at MASNsports.com.

The complete MASN spring training schedule for the Nationals is as follows:

* Tuesday, Feb. 28 at 1 p.m., Houston Astros vs. Nationals (replays at 7 p.m. and 11:30 p.m.)
* Tuesday, March 7 at 1 p.m., Boston Red Sox vs. Nationals (replays at 7 p.m. and 11:30 p.m.)
* Sunday, March 12 at 1 p.m., Houston Astros vs. Nationals (replays at 4 p.m. and 11:30 p.m.)
* Monday, March 20 at 1 p.m., New York Yankees vs. Nationals (replays at 7 p.m. and 11:30 p.m.)
* Thursday, March 23 at 1 p.m., New York Mets vs. Nationals (replays at 7 p.m. and 11:30 p.m.)
* Tuesday, March 28 at 6:30 p.m., Miami Marlins vs. Nationals (replay at 11:30 p.m.)
* Friday, March 31 at 4 p.m., Boston Red Sox vs. Nationals at Nationals Park (replay at 7 p.m. and 11:30 p.m.)

MASN features every play and every game in crystal-clear high definition, pregame and postgame shows before and after every regular season game, an all-star talent team and comprehensive online coverage at MASNsports.com.

About Mid-Atlantic Sports Network:

Mid-Atlantic Sports Network (MASN) is a regional sports network owned by two Major League Baseball franchises - the Washington Nationals and Baltimore Orioles - and televises every available game of both teams, live and in high definition. For more information, please visit www.MASNsports.com.