We're getting closer and closer to the start of spring training, which means, Nationals fans, your window to purchase tickets for the 2012 season is closing.
Of course, the best option is to get to all 81 home games, but for those of you who, you know, actually have a job to go to, the Nationals have announced a collection of mini plans for the upcoming season.
Starting this week, Washington Nationals fans will have the opportunity to choose between four affordable mini ticket plans to see some of the hottest games of the 2012 season. As an added value, each plan will also include one game free. This year's mini plans include:
Manager's Plan (15 games for the price of 14): For the second consecutive year, fans can create their own unique ticket plan featuring games against National League East rivals and Interleague opponents. Some restrictions apply.
Interleague Plan (14 games for the price of 13): Watch the Nationals take on some of the toughest teams in the American League East, including the New York Yankees, Baltimore Orioles and Tampa Bay Rays. This plan also includes the Nationals April 12 home opener against the Cincinnati Reds.
Sunday Fun-Day Plan (13 games for the price of 12): Make Sunday a fun day all season long with this 13-game plan that allows fans to enjoy pregame Signature Sundays and postgame Kids Run the Bases during Sunday home games at Nationals Park.
Morse's Unleash the Beast Plan (10 games for the price of nine): Fans can cheer on their favorite Nationals players as they face some of the best talent in the majors through this 10-game package, which includes games against the Yankees, Phillies and Orioles, as well as the April 3 exhibition game against the Boston Red Sox.
Starting at $90, mini plans provide affordable options for fans to enjoy an outing at Nationals Park. Mini plans are available on all levels of the ballpark in 11 different seating areas at various price points. Fans interested in purchasing mini plans may do so by visiting nationals.com/miniplan or calling 202.675.NATS(6287) - Option #1.
Here are the details of the opponents that accompany each ticket plan:
Manager's Plan(15 games)
Go to nationals.com/miniplan to view the full schedule and create your favorite lineup.
Interleague Plan (14 games)
Thursday, April 12 vs. Cincinnati Reds 1:05 p.m.
Saturday, April 21 vs. Miami Marlins 1:05 p.m.
Friday, May 4 vs. Philadelphia Phillies 7:05 p.m.
Saturday, May 19 vs. Baltimore Orioles 7:15 p.m.
Friday, June 1 vs. Atlanta Braves 7:05 p.m.
Saturday, June 16 vs. New York Yankees 1:05 p.m.
Thursday, June 21 vs. Tampa Bay Rays 7:05 p.m.
Wednesday, July 4 vs. San Francisco Giants 11:05 a.m.
Friday, July 20 vs. Atlanta Braves 7:05 p.m.
Thursday, August 2 vs. Philadelphia Phillies 7:05 p.m.
Saturday, August 18 vs. New York Mets 7:05 p.m.
Friday, August 31 vs. St. Louis Cardinals 7:05 p.m.
Thursday, September 6 vs. Chicago Cubs 7:05 p.m.
Saturday, September 22 vs. Milwaukee Brewers 1:05 p.m.
Sunday Fun-Day Plan (13 Games)
Sunday, April 15 vs. Cincinnati Reds 1:35 p.m.
Sunday, April 22 vs. Miami Marlins 1:35 p.m.
Sunday, May 6 vs. Philadelphia Phillies 8:05 p.m.
Sunday, May 20 vs. Baltimore Orioles 1:35 p.m.
Sunday, June 3 vs. Atlanta Braves 1:35 p.m.
Sunday, June 17 vs. New York Yankees 1:35 p.m.
Sunday, July 8 vs. Colorado Rockies 1:35 p.m.
Sunday, July 22 vs. Atlanta Braves 1:35 p.m.
Sunday, August 5 vs. Miami Marlins 1:35 p.m.
Sunday, August 19 vs. New York Mets 1:35 p.m.
Sunday, September 2 vs. St. Louis Cardinals 1:35 p.m.
Sunday, September 9 vs. Miami Marlins 1:35 p.m.
Sunday, September 23 vs. Milwaukee Brewers 1:35 p.m.
Morse's Unleash the Beast Plan (10 games)
Tuesday, April 3 vs. Boston Red Sox 3:05 p.m. (Exhibition Game)
Saturday, May 5 vs. Philadelphia Phillies 1:05 p.m.
Friday, May 18 vs. Baltimore Orioles 7:05 p.m.
Friday, June 15 vs. New York Yankees 7:05 p.m.
Wednesday, June 20 vs. Tampa Bay Rays 7:05 p.m.
Tuesday, July 3 vs. San Francisco Giants 6:35 p.m.
Saturday, July 21 vs. Atlanta Braves 7:05 p.m.
Friday, August 17 vs. New York Mets 7:05 p.m.
Saturday, September 1 vs. St. Louis Cardinals 7:05 p.m.
Friday, September 21 vs. Milwaukee Brewers 7:05 p.m.