The Washington Nationals won a league-high 96 games last season and are heavy favorites to win the National League pennant after signing Max Scherzer. Scherzer will join a rotation that already features two top pitchers, Stephen Strasburg and Jordan Zimmerman. Washington’s lineup is filled with top talents, which includes Bryce Harper and Ian Desmond. After dealing with various injuries last season, fans are hoping Harper can stay healthy for a full season. Harper may have the most raw talent of any player in baseball, but injuries have derailed his career thus far. To date, Washington is 5-7 in Grapefruit League play. Harper has just three hits in 14 at-bats while Scherzer has eight strikeouts in nine innings.
Washington will play ten home games during April. According to TicketIQ, tickets on the Nationals schedule in April have an average price of $51.66. Opening Day, which features an intriguing matchup against New York Mets, on April 6th, features the highest ticket prices during April. The average price for Nationals Opening Day tickets is $151.27 while the get-in price is $52. The next most expensive home game during April features a matchup against Philadelphia on April 18th. The average ticket price for this matchup is $55.61 while the get-in price is $12. The least expensive home game during April features a matchup against Philadelphia on April 16th. The average ticket price for this matchup is $36 while the get-in price is $5.
Washington has one of the best rosters in baseball. Washington’s lineup is loaded with talented hitters while top-tier encompass Washington’s starting rotation. Washington has numerous impending free agents, so the pressure is on to win a World Series title.