Nats Spring Training Schedule

Airal Shot of Space coast stadium.jpgYou can now start planning your trip to Viera, Fla., to watch the Nationals.


The Nats released their 2010 Spring Training schedule, which is highlighted by a home matchup against the World Champion New York Yankees on March 12 and will conclude with an exhibition tilt against the Boston Red Sox on April 3 at Nationals Park in Washington, DC.


The spring schedule is comprised of 32 Grapefruit League contests, including 15 home games at Space Coast Stadium in Viera, Fla. The majority of the Nats schedule is comprised of contests against the Marlins, Mets, Astros, Cardinals, Braves and Tigers. The Red Sox Nation will make a stop in NatsTown on April 3 at Nationals Park. It will be the third straight season that the Nation’s Capital will host a baseball exhibition prior to Opening Day. The Nationals kicked off the 2008 and ’09 campaigns with exhibition contests against the Baltimore Orioles.


If you have a paper chain countdown for Spring Training, there should be 78 rings left till the team’s pitchers/catchers are scheduled to report on Feb. 19. Position players are scheduled to report on Feb. 24 and the first full-squad workout is on Feb. 26.


Keep in mind that individual game tickets for the Nationals’ spring contests at Space Coast Stadium, excluding the March 12 home game against the Yankees, will go on sale Jan. 23 at 10:00 a.m. You can purchase them at the Space Coast Stadium Box Office, online at, or by calling 321.633.9200.


Also note that tickets for the Nationals-Red Sox game on April 3 will go on sale at the same time individual game tickets for the 2010 season go on sale in February.





DATE                DAY                               OPPONENT                    LOCATION                                   TIME

March 4              Thursday                         Florida Marlins (SS)          Jupiter, FL                                    1:10 PM

                                                               Houston Astros (SS)         Kissimmee, FL                              1:05 pm

March 5              Friday                             Atlanta Braves                 Orlando, FL                                   TBD

MARCH 6           SATURDAY                      NEW YORK METS           VIERA, FL                                     1:05 PM

March 7              Sunday                           New York Mets                Port St. Lucie, FL                           1:10 pm

MARCH 8           MONDAY                         FLORIDA MARLINS (SS) VIERA, FL                                      1:05 PM

MARCH 9           TUESDAY                        DETROIT TIGERS           VIERA, FL                                      1:05 PM

March 10            Wednesday                     St. Louis Cardinals           Jupiter, FL                                      TBD

MARCH 11         THURSDAY                      HOUSTON ASTROS        VIERA, FL                                     1:05 PM

MARCH 12         FRIDAY                           NEW YORK YANKEES     VIERA, FL                                     1:05 PM

March 13            Saturday                          Houston Astros (SS)         Kissimmee, FL                              TBD

MARCH 14         SUNDAY                          ST. LOUIS CARDINALS   VIERA, FL                                     1:05 PM

MARCH 15         MONDAY                          ATLANTA BRAVES          VIERA, FL                                      7:05 PM

MARCH 16         TUESDAY                         FLORIDA MARLINS         VIERA, FL                                    1:05 PM

                                                               St. Louis Cardinals           Jupiter, FL                                    TBD

March 17            Wednesday                      Houston Astros               Kissimmee, FL                              TBD

March 18            Thursday                         * * * Off Day * * *                                                                     

MARCH 19         FRIDAY                           ST. LOUIS CARDINALS (SS) VIERA, FL                                7:05 PM

MARCH 20         SATURDAY                       FLORIDA MARLINS          VIERA, FL                                   1:05 PM

March 21            Sunday                            Florida Marlins                  Jupiter, FL                                   1:10 pm

MARCH 22         MONDAY                          NEW YORK METS            VIERA, FL                                   1:05 PM

March 23            Tuesday                           Detroit Tigers                   Lakeland, FL                                6:05 pm

March 24            Wednesday                      New York Yankees           Tampa, FL                                   TBD

MARCH 25         THURSDAY                       DETROIT TIGERS (SS)     VIERA, FL                                   7:05 PM

MARCH 26         FRIDAY                            ST. LOUIS CARDINALS    VIERA, FL                                   1:05 PM

March 27            Saturday                           Atlanta Braves                 Orlando, FL                                 TBD

                                                                New York Mets                Port St. Lucie, FL                         1:10 pm

MARCH 28         SUNDAY                           ATLANTA BRAVES            VIERA, FL                                  1:05 PM

MARCH 29         MONDAY                           NEW YORK METS (SS)     VIERA, FL                                  1:05 PM

March 30            Tuesday                           Florida Marlins                  Jupiter, FL                                  1:10 pm

March 31            Wednesday                      St. Louis Cardinals            Jupiter, FL                                  TBD

April 1                Thursday                          New York Mets                 Port St. Lucie, FL                        12:10 pm

April 2                Friday                              Boston Red Sox                Ft. Myers, FL                              TBD

APRIL 3             SATURDAY                       BOSTON RED SOX          WASHINGTON, DC                      4:05 PM  


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