Fast facts

League: MLB

Team: Nationals

Head Coach: Dusty Baker

Team Mascot: Screech

Year Opened: 2008

Capacity: 41313

City / State: Washington / DC

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Rivalries & Top Games to Attend

Nationals vs Braves

Rival Team: Atlanta Braves

The Braves and Nationals have been in the same division since 1994, but the rivalry between the two didn’t really take off until recently. From 2012 to 2014 the two teams consistently fought for division titles, and as a result, there is lots of animosity between the two sets of fans. There is always a lot at stake when the Braves and Nationals meet, even if one of them is in the basement.

Nationals vs Mets

Rival Team: New York Mets

Right now the Mets are the Nationals biggest competition for the NL East title, which means there’s a lot at stake whenever the Mets and Nationals square off. Don’t miss it when the Mets come to town as any game between the two end up deciding the division.

Nationals vs Phillies

Rival Team: Philadelphia Phillies

Philadelphia and Washington D.C. are located within three hours of each other meaning you’ll find plenty of both teams fans at matchups between the Phillies and Nationals. The mixed crowd and the bragging rights make attending a Phillies-Nats game a can’t miss experience for any baseball fan.

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Fast facts

League: MLB

Team: Nationals

Head Coach: Dusty Baker

Team Mascot: Screech

Year Opened: 2008

Capacity: 41313

City / State: Washington / DC