But when baseball can pull it off, the Nationals will first play three exhibitions: at dwelling towards the Philadelphia Phillies on July 18, on the Baltimore Orioles on July 20 and at dwelling towards the Orioles on July 21. Then they might kick off the common season with a three-game sequence towards the Yankees. Then they might dive headfirst right into a 60-game schedule.
To restrict non-regional journey, the Nationals will play solely groups within the Nationwide League East and American League East. That features matchups with the Phillies, New York Mets, Miami Marlins, Atlanta Braves, Yankees, Orioles, Boston Pink Sox, Toronto Blue Jays and Tampa Bay Rays.
The Nationals’ first journey can be to Toronto to face the Blue Jays in late July. Subsequent they might journey to face the Marlins in Miami, their first of three sequence in Florida — two in Miami, one in Tampa — a state that continues to face a surge in coronavirus circumstances. Different highway matchups can be in Boston, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Atlanta and New York to play the Mets.
Washington would play every of its divisional opponents 10 occasions and a complete of 20 video games towards AL East opponents. Their common season would finish Sunday, Sept. 27 with a 3:05 p.m. dwelling towards the Mets.
The Nationals are hoping for an opportunity to defend their World Collection title, even when it is a dash instead of baseball’s typical marathon. The game now has 17 days to see if it may possibly get that dash off the bottom.
Monday evening’s schedule launch included an essential word: “SCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.”