Major League Baseball
Preview
Pittsburgh at Washington
When: 3:05 PM ET, Sunday, October 1, 2017
Where: Nationals Park, Washington, District of Columbia
Matchup Edge
PIT Edge in: WAS
Starter
Bullpen
Hitting
Power
Speed
Defense
Bench
Quick Hits

Batting

  • The Washington Nationals are ranked 4 in hitting, with a batting average of .265. The Nationals are averaging 5.0 runs per game this season with an OPS of .779.
  • The Pittsburgh Pirates are ranked 27 in hitting, with a batting average of .243. The Pirates are averaging 4.1 runs per game this season with an OPS of .702.

Pitching

  • The Washington Nationals are ranked 6 in pitching, with an earned run average of 3.84. Opponents are hitting .238 for average, and have a .306 on base percentage and .702 OPS against the Nationals this season.
  • The Pittsburgh Pirates are ranked 13 in pitching, with an earned run average of 4.22. Opponents are hitting .263 for average, and have a .329 on base percentage and .758 OPS against the Pirates this season.
Stats and Records
Team Comparison
  W/L Strk H A
Pittsburgh 74-87 W1 44-37 30-50
Washington 97-64 L1 47-33 50-31
Last Meeting
Pittsburgh Washington
Date Away Home Avg HR OPS Avg HR OPS
9/30/17 PIT 4 WAS 1 .167 0 .519 .129 0 .285
Player Stats
Season Series
Batting Player Avg Hits OPS
Pittsburgh A. Frazier .292 7 .667
Washington D. Murphy .450 9 1.076
Offense Player HR Runs RBI
Pittsburgh J. Bell 3 4 7
Washington R. Zimmerman 2 2 7
Pitching ERA Avg K
Pittsburgh 3.98 .230 45
Washington 4.67 .256 40
Season
Batting Player Avg Hits OPS
Pittsburgh A. McCutchen .279 158 .848
Washington D. Murphy .320 170 .925
Offense Player HR Runs RBI
Pittsburgh A. McCutchen 28 94 88
Washington R. Zimmerman 36 90 108
Pitching ERA Avg K
Pittsburgh 4.22 .243 1251
Washington 3.84 .265 1447