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Washington and Pittsburgh play the second game of their four-game regular-season-ending series at 7:05 PM EDT with Stephen Strasburg on the mound for the Nationals against Pirates' righty Gerrit Cole. FOLLOW: MASN; 106.7 the FAN in D.C.

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Pittsburgh Pirates
at Washington Nationals

September 29, 2017 7:05 PM EDT
Nationals Park

Stephen Strasburg vs Gerrit Cole

WEATHER: Clear, 69°

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

1. #Treacycle - SS

2. "Run-Until-He's-Tagged, Tape-Measure-Testing, Laser-Throwing, Eyeblack-Oozing, Baseball Cyborg" (aka Bryce Harper) - RF

3. #RENDONISREADY - 3B

4. Daniel "Hits" Murphy - 2B

5. THE KIDS CALL HIM ZIM!! - 1B (Word.)

6. The WereWerth - LF

7. Matt ["Nickname Pending"] - Wieters - C

8. MAT - CF

9. #Stretchburg - RHP

• LINKS:

Let's DOOOOOOOO this! - Sean Doolittle t-shirt from Breaking T
Nationals vs Pirates: FBB Series Preview
Dusty Baker thinks Matt Albers was the find of the year


For a Pittsburgh Pirates fan's perspective, check out the SB Nation's Pirates site: Bucs Dugout.

Today's Lineups:

PITTSBURGH PIRATES WASHINGTON NATIONALS
Adam Frazier - 2B Trea Turner - SS
Starling Marte - LF Bryce Harper - RF
Andrew McCutchen - CF Anthony Rendon - 3B
Josh Bell - 1B Daniel Murphy - 2B
David Freese - 3B Ryan Zimmerman - 1B
Gregory Polanco - RF Jayson Werth - LF
Elias Diaz - C Matt Wieters - C
Sean Rodriguez - SS Michael Taylor - CF
Gerrit Cole - RHP Stephen Strasburg - RHP

Strasburg vs the Pirates:

Cole vs the Nationals:

Mr. Wilbon? Way To Go Nats!!!

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

• Who's Watching The Nationals?