With an extended Spring Training, Major League Baseball has relaxed it’s rules on how many major league regulars must be brought to an away game and the Washington Nationals are taking full advantage for their game tonight against the New York Mets in Port St. Lucie.
Feb 23, 2013; Port St Lucie, FL, USA; New York Mets third baseman David Wright (5) talks to Washington Nationals catcher Jhonatan Solano (23) in the fifth inning during a spring training game at Tradition Field. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports
Gio Gonzalez is going for the Nationals but the rest of the lineup – and roster – is filled with… interesting names. Mets fans going to the game will probably need a program.
Jared Book has written about the Canadiens, Alouettes, baseball and university sports at several different places and looks forward to do all of his rambling in one place. He grew up first and foremost a baseball fan, but does not intend on spending too much time reminiscing about the Expos or dreaming about the Expos II. Jared lives in Montreal with his wife and two dogs. He has a BA in Journalism from Concordia University. You can follow his ramblings on sports and other subjects on Twitter at @jaredbook.