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The Washington Nationals – in conjunction with Major League Baseball – announced their 2019 Spring Training schedule on Wednesday. The third season of Grapefruit League action at FITTEAM Ballpark of the Palm Beaches will kick off on Saturday, Feb. 23rd when the Washington Nationals host the Houston Astros. The Nationals will host 15 home games during the 30-game Grapefruit League slate.
In addition to the 15 home games, the Nationals will face the Astros as the road team on March 10 and March 24. Including the 17 games at FITTEAM Ballpark of the Palm Beaches, combined with five visits to Roger Dean Stadium in Jupiter, Fla. to face the Miami Marlins and St. Louis Cardinals, 22 of Washington’s 30 Spring Training games will take place within Palm Beach County.
Washington will host home games each Saturday during 2019 Spring Training. In addition to the home opener on Feb. 23rd, the Nationals’ Saturdays will feature visits from the Minnesota Twins on March 2nd, the Miami Marlins on March 9th and the St. Louis Cardinals on March 16th and March 23rd.
The Boston Red Sox will visit FITTEAM Ballpark of the Palm Beaches on March 5th, kicking off a stretch in which the Nationals play six games at their home park in the span of nine days, March 5th through March 13th.
The Nationals will travel to Kissimmee, Fla. to face the Atlanta Braves on Feb. 25th and March 19th and will make the trek to Fort Myers, Fla., on Feb. 28th to play the Boston Red Sox and on March 14th to play the Minnesota Twins.
The Florida portion of the schedule will conclude on March 24th with split-squad action that will send the Nationals to Port St. Lucie to face the New York Mets while Washington and Houston play the final game of the 2019 campaign at FITTEAM Ballpark of the Palm Beaches.
The Nationals will welcome the New York Yankees to Nationals Park for an exhibition game on March 25th, capping the 2019 Spring Training schedule.
Fans can begin placing deposits today for Nationals Spring Training Season Tickets and Group Tickets by visiting nationals.com/spring.
Spring Training ticket on-sale dates are as follows:
- Monday, Sept. 17th – Season tickets for all 30 home games at FITTEAM Ballpark of the Palm Beaches as well as Nationals 15-game packages
- Thursday, Nov. 1st – Four-game Flex Plans
- Thursday, Nov. 15th – Individual-game tickets for all Nationals Spring Training home games
All tickets are available online at nationals.com/spring or by calling 561.500.HITS(4487) Ext. 3. For more information on FITTEAM Ballpark of the Palm Beaches, visit www.fitteamballpark.com or call 561.500.HITS(4487).