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Thursday, October 24, 2019

Very complex: Nats, Astros share spring site, meet in Series

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Asked how his Washington Nationals figured out Gerrit Cole in the World Series opener, Juan Soto didn’t have to look far for an answer.

“I’m glad I face him in spring training,” Soto said.

In fact, all of the Houston Astros and Nationals see a lot of each other starting every February — they share the complex at the Ballpark of the Palm Beaches.

More than 200 days after breaking camp, they’ve ended the year on the same field with much more at stake.

Apparently, this is the first time this has occurred, for those interested in milestones.

QLE Posted: October 24, 2019 at 12:52 AM | 1 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: astros, nationals, spring training, stadiums

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   1. The Yankee Clapper Posted: October 24, 2019 at 01:30 AM (#5893839)
Apparently, this is the first time this has occurred, for those interested in milestones.
From TFA:
In 1942, the St. Louis Cardinals and New York Yankees met after playing their spring games in the same park in St. Petersburg, but they worked out at different sites.
So, it was sorta done before. There are now 7 Spring Training sites that are shared by 2 teams, so we’ll probably see it again, eventually.

It’s a nice facility - I go every spring. The Nationals & Astros play 6 games, and both treat it like a home game so you see more of the regulars than is normal for visiting teams in exhibition games.

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