The Nationals have released their Florida spring training schedule, a 32-game slate that begins Saturday, March 3 against the Astros in Kissimmee, Fla., and ends with a road game against the Red Sox in Lee County, Fla., on April 2. The Nats will play 15 Grapefruit League home games at Space Coast Stadium in Viera, Fla., beginning with a contest against the Astros on Sunday, March 4.
Included on this year's spring schedule are a March 15 home game against the New York Yankees and a March 24 road game in Sarasota, Fla., against the Orioles. The Nats will host the Red Sox at Nationals Park on Tuesday, April 3
Spring training season tickets are already on sale and start at $255 for all 15 home games. Individual game tickets will go on sale Saturday, Jan. 28 at the Space Coast Stadium box office, by visiting nationals.com or by calling 888-632-NATS (6287). Tickets to the March 15 Nationals-Yankees game are subject to availability, prime game pricing and are limited to four tickets per order/customer.
Beginning Tuesday, Jan.17, three-game Flex Plans will be available exclusively at nationals.com. Fans have the opportunity to purchase tickets for any three games on the Nationals' 2012 spring training home schedule, including the March 15 Nationals-Yankees game, starting as low as $33 per plan (limit four tickets per Flex Plan order).
Here's the full spring schedule - make your travel plans accordingly:
March 3 vs. Astros at Kissimmee, 1:05 p.m.
March 4 home vs. Astros, 1:05 p.m.
March 5 vs. Mets at Port St. Lucie, 6:10 p.m.
March 6 vs. Braves at Lake Buesta Vista, 1:05 p.m
March 7 home vs. Cardinals, 1:05 p.m.
March 8 home vs. Astros, 1:05 p.m.
March 9 vs. Miami at Jupiter, 7:05 p.m.
March 10 home vs. Mets, 1:05 p.m. (ss)
March 10 vs. Tigers at Lakeland, 1:05 p.m. (ss)
March 11 vs. Cardinals at Jupiter, 1:05 p.m.
March 12 home vs. Cardinals (ss), 1:05 p.m.
March 13 home vs. Tigers, 6:05 p.m.
March 14 vs. Braves at Lake Buena Vista, 6:05 p.m.
March 15 home vs. Yankees, 1:05 p.m.
March 16 vs. Yankees at Tampa, 1:05 p.m.
March 17 home vs. Marlins (ss), 1:05 p.m.
March 18 home vs. Tigers, 1:05 p.m.
March 19 - OFF
March 20 vs. Mets at Port St. Lucie, 6:05 p.m.
March 21 home vs. Atlanta, 1:05 p.m.
March 22 vs. Cardinals at Jupiter, 1:05 p.m.
March 23 vs. Houston at Kissimmee, 1:05 p.m.
March 24 vs. Orioles at Sarasota, 1:05 p.m.
March 25 home vs. Mets, 1:05 p.m.
March 26 home vs. Astros, 1:05 p.m.
March 27 vs. Marlins at Jupiter, 1:05 p.m.
March 28 vs. Mets at Port St. Lucie, 1:05 p.m.
March 29 home vs Braves, 1:05 p.m. (ss)
March 29 vs. Tigers at Lakeland, 6:05 p.m. (ss)
March 30 home vs. Marlins (ss), 6:05 p.m.
March 31 home vs. Cardinals, 1:05 p.m.
April 1 vs. Cardinals at Jupiter, 1:35 p.m.
April 2 vs. Boston at Lee County, 1:05 p.m.
Stay tuned for announcements of the MASN broadcast schedule for the Nationals in spring training.