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Washington and Pittsburgh play the penultimate game of the regular season with Max Scherzer on the mound against Pirates' starter Jameson Taillon in Nationals Park. 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 30, 2017 7:05 PM EDT
Nationals Park

Max Scherzer vs Jameson Taillon

WEATHER: Partly Cloudy, 63°

• 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. Wilmer Difo - 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 - CF Bryce Harper - RF
Josh Bell - 1B Wilmer Difo - 3B
Jordan Luplow - LF Daniel Murphy - 2B
Gregory Polanco - RF Ryan Zimmerman - 1B
Sean Rodriguez - 3B Jayson Werth - LF
Elias Diaz - C Matt Wieters - C
Max Moroff - SS Michael Taylor - CF
Jameson Taillon - RHP Max Scherzer - RHP

Scherzer vs the Pirates:

Taillon vs the Nationals:

Mr. Wilbon? Way To Go Nats!!!

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

• Who's Watching The Nationals?