Stephen Strasburg and a few Nationals regulars take on the Mets today at Space Coast Stadium.
Center fielder Rick Ankiel, who has been dealing with a quad strain this spring, was supposed to start today for the Nationals but was scratched this morning.
Edwin Jackson takes on the Orioles today as the Nationals make their first-ever visit to Sarasota.
Manager Davey Johnson says either Brad Lidge or Henry Rodriguez would pitch the ninth inning if closer Drew Storen needs to open the season on the DL.
Winless in their last 10 spring training games and punchless at the plate, the Nationals plan to turn things up a notch next week as camp finally winds down.