The Washington Nationals' first Grapefruit League game of 2014 is scheduled for Friday February 28th in the New York Mets' Spring Training home in Port St. Lucie, Florida. Two days later, on Sunday March 2nd, MASN will televise the first Nats' game of the year at 1:00 PM EST. It will be the first game of six that MASN will televise this spring. The Nationals' television home announced their Spring Training broadcast schedule this afternoon. Here are the six games that will be shown live and rebroadcast in prime time:
• The complete MASN HD spring training schedule for the Nationals is as follows:
* Sunday, March 2 at 1 p.m., Miami Marlins vs. Nationals (replay at 7 p.m.)
* Sunday, March 9 at 1 p.m., St. Louis Cardinals vs. Nationals (replay at 7 p.m.)
* Tuesday, March 11 at 1 p.m., New York Yankees vs. Nationals (replay at 7 p.m.)
* Sunday, March 16 at 1 p.m., Detroit Tigers vs. Nationals (replay at 7 p.m.)
* Wednesday, March 19 at 6 p.m., Houston Astros vs. Nationals
* Tuesday, March 25 at 1 p.m., New York Mets vs. Nationals (replay at 7 p.m.)
There are, of course, radio broadcasts and the MLB Network tends to show a few games each spring. You can buy tickets and travel to Florida too, but if all else fails, there will be six Spring Training games for you on television to give you a preview of what Matt Williams and the Nationals have in store for the nation's capital in 2014. Are you ready for a seemingly endless string of games against the Houston Astros? Spring Training baseball is not far away now.
• Oh, by the way... It appears Bryce Harper has been working out in preparation for the upcoming season. I hear he's trying to put on weight...:
"@ufc: trains like a champ in the offseason. Look forward to seeing you hit a HR w/ the belt on, Bryce! @MLB pic.twitter.com/SYRn7LTFXf"— Bryce Harper (@Bharper3407) January 7, 2014
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