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Washington and Pittsburgh start a four-game set in Nationals Park with Edwin Jackson on the mound against Pirates' right-hander Ivan Nova in the series opener. GAME TIME: 7:05 PM EDT; FOLLOW: MASN; 106.7 the FAN in D.C.

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Pittsburgh Pirates
at Washington Nationals

September 28, 2017 7:05 PM EDT
Nationals Park

Edwin Jackson vs Ivan Nova

WEATHER: Clear, 71°

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

1. Wilmer Difo - SS

2. Victor Robles - RF

3. #RENDONISREADY - 3B

4. Daniel "Hits" Murphy - 2B

5. Howie Kendrick - LF

6. Unstoppable Adam Lind - 1B

7. MAT - CF

8. #LOBATRON - C

9. E-Jax - RHP

• LINKS:

Let's DOOOOOOOO this! - Sean Doolittle t-shirt from Breaking T
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For a Pittsburgh Pirates fan's perspective, check out the SB Nation's Pirates site: Bucs Dugout.

Today's Lineups:

PITTSBURGH PIRATES WASHINGTON NATIONALS
Chris Bostick - 2B Wilmer Difo - SS
Starling Marte - LF Victor Robles - RF
Andrew McCutchen - CF Anthony Rendon - 3B
Josh Bell - 1B Daniel Murphy - 2B
Jordan Luplow - RF Howie Kendrick - LF
Sean Rodriguez - 3B Adam Lind - 1B
Elias Diaz - C Michael Taylor - CF
Max Moroff - SS Jose Lobaton - C
Ivan Nova - RHP Edwin Jackson - RHP

Jackson vs the Pirates:

Nova vs the Nationals:

Mr. Wilbon? Way To Go Nats!!!

• Mr. Kornheiser? "Don't Hate on the Nats, Baby!"

• Who's Watching The Nationals?