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2018 Spring Training GameThread No.1: Houston Astros vs Washington Nationals

Alex Bregman is in the lineup on Opening Day for the second straight season

Houston Astros Photo Day
Young Cuban Right-hander Rogelio Armenteros will get the first Spring Training start of 2018.
Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images

Houston Astros (0-0) vs. Washington Nationals (0-0), Feb. 23, 2018 , 12:05 PM CT

TV: AT&T Sports Net, MLB Network

Radio: KBME 790 AM,

Online: Radio Only

Nationals SBNation Blog: Federal Baseball

Pitching Matchup:

RHP Rogelio Armenteros (2017 AAA Stats: 8-1, 2.16 ERA, 1.05 WHIP) vs. LHP Tommy Milone (2017 Stats: 1-3, 7.63 ERA, 1.63 WHIP)

Today’s Lineups:


A season ago for the first game of the Grapefruit League season, Brad Peacock got the start for the Astros. His opponent? Justin Verlander.