Pirates Game Discussion: Pirates at Nationals, 4:05 PM

The Pittsburgh Pirates (23-43) are on the road for three games against the Washington Nationals (29-35), with game three today at 4:05 PM. The Pirates are sending out Chase De Jong, who is making his fourth start of the season. He has a 4.80 ERA in 15 innings, with 12 strikeouts and a 1.40 WHIP. The Nationals are countering with right-handed pitcher Paolo Espino, who will be making his second start, to go along with 13 relief appearances. He has a 2.78 ERA in 22.2 innings, with 19 strikeouts and an 0.84 WHIP.

Here are the lineups:



Umpire Scorecard from yesterday. If it feels like I just said yesterday that these always seem to favor the opponents, then your feelings are correct. It was yesterday, and now again today