Spring Training Day 3 Photos: Braves and Nationals 3.8.14

I couldn’t have asked for a better day for baseball! The Nationals and Braves played Saturday afternoon at Space Coast Stadium in gorgeous Viera, Florida.

Evan Gattis signed autographs during batting practice:Evan Gattis signing autographs Space Coast StadiumOutside Space Coast Stadium Viera, FL Braves Batting Practice

Some family friends met up with us for the game:

Family friends at the gameI was born in Cocoa Beach, FL so I’ve apparently known this family forever…but I can’t remember that far back.

New Washington manager Matt Williams signed before the game:Matt Williams signing autographs Ian Desmond warming up

Ian Desmond:Ian Desmond signing autographs Dan Uggla:Dan Uggla signing autographs Ryan Zimmerman at third base Ross Detweiler pitches in the first inning Evan Gattis and Dan Uggla batting:Evan Gattis batting in the first inning Dan Uggla batting Bryce Harper fouled a ball off his leg in the first inning:Bryce Harper batting And then almost lost his helmet on a violent hit–a single in the first:Bryce Harper hits a single Dan Uggla at second base Ryan Zimmerman throwing Freddi Gonzalez switching pitchers Nationals win!Nationals team following win Two for the road:Me at Space Coast Stadium Me at Space Coast Stadium 2Three games in three days! It was an awesome trip. I’ll post normal game entries this week when I’m back in Virginia.

Author: Steve Miller

Steve Miller has been baseball blogging since 2011. He is the Sports Editor at the University of Dayton's Flyer News. Email: h2rsteve@gmail.com

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  1. Funny – opened my email – then went to your blog and looked at the Day 3 Nats/Braves post. After I was done looking at it, I got the e-mail that said you had a new post!

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