The Houston Astros have released their entire schedule for spring training, and given the fact they play the Nationals about a half-dozen times each Grapefruit League season, that does wonders for those of us trying to piece together the Nationals' schedule before it comes out.
In addition to the March 11 game in Viera and the March 26 game in Kissimmee that we already knew about, the Astros' schedule includes three more games against the Nationals: March 7 in Viera, March 10 in Kissimmee and March 16 in Kissimmee.
So the schedule, as we have it at this point, looks like this:
March 3: at St. Louis (Jupiter)
March 6: vs. Atlanta (Viera)
March 7: vs. Houston (Viera)
March 10: at Houston (Kissimmee)
March 11: vs. Houston (Viera)
March 16: at Houston (Kissimmee)
March 17: at Atlanta (Disney)
March 18: vs. St. Louis (Viera)
March 21: at. St. Louis (Jupiter)
March 22: vs. Houston (Viera)
March 25: vs. St. Louis (Viera)
March 26: at Houston (Kissimmee)
March 28: at Atlanta (Disney)
That's a total of 13 games, and you can probably fill in most of the open dates with the Marlins, Mets and Tigers, not to mention another contest or two against the Braves.