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    Bryan Reynolds brings an 11-game hitting streak into the Pittsburgh Pirates’ (66-77) matchup against the Washington Nationals (64-79) and Jacob Young, who has also hit safely in 11 consecutive games. The Pirates are favored (-125) for this matchup against the Nationals (+105), which starts at 6:35 PM ET on Monday at PNC Park. Pittsburgh has not named a starter while Washington is projected to start Patrick Corbin.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Pirates vs. Nationals

    • Game Day: Monday, September 11, 2023
    • Game Time: 6:35 PM ET
    • Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    • Stadium: PNC Park
    Pirates vs Nationals Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Pirates -125 8.5

    How Do I Watch the Pirates vs. the Nationals?

    • TV Channel: SportsNet PT

    Pirates Stats & Trends

    Pirates Batting

    • The Pirates are fourth-worst in MLB action with 140 home runs.
    • Pittsburgh has the fourth-worst batting average in the majors (.236).
    • The Pirates’ .312 on-base percentage ranks 23rd in baseball.
    • Pittsburgh strikes out 8.8 times per game to rank 20th in baseball.
    • The Pirates average 0.8 homers per game when playing at home this season (60 total in home contests).
    • Pittsburgh is averaging 2.7 extra-base hits per game while slugging .385 in home contests.
    • The team is batting .243 with 561 hits (7.9 per game) at home this season.

    Pirates Key Batters

    • Reynolds has 137 hits to go with a slugging percentage of .469, both of which are tops among Pittsburgh hitters this season. He has a .270 batting average and an on-base percentage of .329.
    • Among all qualified hitters in baseball, he ranks 49th in batting average, 73rd in on-base percentage, and 45th in slugging.
    • Reynolds has recorded a base hit in 11 straight games. During his last 10 outings he is hitting .359 with three doubles, two home runs, three walks and six RBI.
    • Ke’Bryan Hayes has 24 doubles, seven triples, 13 home runs and 26 walks. He’s batting .267 and slugging .448 with an on-base percentage of .308.
    • He ranks 62nd in batting average, 117th in on-base percentage and 67th in slugging among qualifying batters.
    • Hayes brings a seven-game streak with at least one hit into this contest. During his last 10 outings he is hitting .244 with two doubles, a triple, three home runs, three walks and five RBI.
    • Jack Suwinski is batting .210 with a .452 slugging percentage and 63 RBI this year.
    • Suwinski takes a four-game hitting streak into this matchup. In his last five games he is hitting .294 with two doubles, a home run, two walks and five RBI.
    • Connor Joe has been key for Pittsburgh with 86 hits, an OBP of .333 plus a slugging percentage of .417.

    Nationals Stats & Trends

    Nationals Batting

    • The Nationals’ 130 home runs rank 29th in MLB this season.
    • Washington has a team batting average of .256 this season, which ranks 11th among MLB teams.
    • The Nationals have an on-base percentage of .316 this season, which ranks 18th in the league.
    • No team has fewer strikeouts this season than Washington, which has struck out only 7.1 times per game on average.
    • They have averaged 1.0 home runs per game in their 69 road contests this season.
    • Washington is slugging .389 in 69 road games this season.
    • In 69 road games this season, they have a batting average of .247 while averaging 8.6 base hits per contest.

    Nationals Key Batters

    • Lane Thomas has accumulated a team-best OBP (.331) and slugging percentage (.484), and leads the Nationals in hits (154, while batting .282).
    • Including all the qualified players in MLB, his batting average ranks 18th, his on-base percentage ranks 69th, and he is 28th in slugging.
    • C.J. Abrams is hitting .250 with 22 doubles, five triples, 16 home runs and 25 walks. He’s slugging .415 with an on-base percentage of .303.
    • Including all qualified players, he ranks 101st in batting average, 125th in on-base percentage and 98th in slugging percentage.
    • Joey Meneses is batting .276 with 32 doubles, a triple, 11 home runs and 34 walks.
    • Keibert Ruiz is batting .257 with 19 doubles, 17 home runs and 30 walks.

    Pirates vs. Nationals Probable Pitchers

    The Pirates have not named a probable pitcher as of September 11, 2023.

    (PIT) Pitcher Patrick Corbin (WSH)
    W/L 9 – 13
    IP 158.1
    ERA 5.29
    WHIP 1.509
    K/9 6.3
    BB/9 2.8

    Pirates vs. Nationals Injury Updates

    • Pirates: Andrew McCutchen: 10 Day IL (Achilles), Henry Davis: 10 Day IL (Hand), Vince Velásquez: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Angel Perdomo: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Tucupita Marcano: 60 Day IL (Knee), Oneil Cruz: 60 Day IL (Ankle), Jarlin García: 60 Day IL (Arm), JT Brubaker: 60 Day IL (Elbow)
    • Nationals: Riley Adams: 10 Day IL (Wrist), MacKenzie Gore: 15 Day IL (Finger), Thad Ward: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Carl Edwards Jr.: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Victor Robles: 60 Day IL (Back), Stone Garrett: 60 Day IL (Leg), Stephen Strasburg: 60 Day IL (Ribs/shoulder), Tanner Rainey: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Cade Cavalli: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Victor Arano: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), C.J. Abrams: day-to-day (Knee)

    Recent Scores and Betting Lines for the Pirates and Nationals (Last 10 Games)


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