This Week’s Events at Nationals Park

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Tuesday is the start of a six-game, two series homestand for the Washington Nationals against the Florida Marlins and Arizona Diamondbacks.

Besides the prospect of Stephen Strasburg* starting on Tuesday for the opener and Sunday for the closing match-up, the Nats are providing an added incentive to watch the District’s local team play ball. Here’s a look at the exciting events and promotions at the park this week so you can figure out what games you might want to catch:

Tuesday: 2010 Hall of Fame inductee Andre Dawson (of the Montreal Expos) will be in attendance and honored before the 7:05 game. Tickets are still available.

Thursday: The first 15,000 fans at Nats Park will receive a commemorative DVD featuring Stephen Strasburg’s Major League debut against the Pittsburgh Pirates on June 8. Game starts at 7:05. Tickets are still available.

Friday: Miller Lite will be handing out 10,000 a plastic pitcher and cup set to fans 21 and up before the 7:05 game. Tickets are still available.

Saturday:The two-day First Ladies back-to-school drive begins, so bring any school supplies to the center field gate before the game to help with that. Game starts at 7:05. Tickets are still available.

Sunday: The kiddies get their freebie fix with a back-to-school supply kit featuring Nats themed items for the start of the academic year. The First Ladies back-to-school drive continues and ends as well.Game starts at 1:35. Tickets are still available.

See you at the park!

*Player’s availability subject to change.

Rachel moved to DC in the fall of 2005 to study Journalism and Music at American University. When she’s not keeping up with the latest Major League Baseball news, she works on making music as an accomplished singer-songwriter and was even a featured performer/speaker at TEDxDupont Circle in 2012. Rachel has also contributed to The Washington Examiner and MASN Sports’ Nationals Buzz as a guest blogger. See why she loves DC. E-Mail: rachel@welovedc.com.

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