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As Nationals frolic in West Palm Beach, here's what they left behind in Viera

Feb 27, 2017 - Washington Post Blogs

VIERA, FLA. -- The bottom of a large Nike cleat lies on the warning track of Field 5, the practice field right next to Space Coast Stadium where the Washington Nationals used to spend spring training days like these. Staff used to back their cars against the right field fence, so that if a well-struck ball flew foul, it would shatter the back windshield and not the front one. But Field 5 does not have an outfield fence at all these days, just a rope strung around the few metal poles that did not...