Washington Nationals vs Pittsburgh Pirates 9/11/21 MLB Baseball Preview, Picks, Predictions
Washington is 58-82 after a 7-6 loss to the Atlanta Braves on Thursday. The Nationals compound gave up a single RBI to Atlanta late in the 10th inning with a loss. Washington is last in the NL East, 16½ games behind the Atlanta Braves, first.
Left fielder Juan Soto leads Washington with a 0.305 batting average, 25 home runs, 82 RBIs, 131 hits and a 0.452 on-base percentage. First baseman Josh Bell is second in homers with 25 runs and 80 RBIs. On Saturday, the Washington Nationals sent Patrick Corbin to the mound. The southpaw is 7-14 with a 6.14 ERA, 118 Ks and 48 BB.
Pittsburgh is 50-90 after its 5-1 loss to the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday. The loss ended a short two-game winning streak for the Pirates, but Pittsburgh is last in the NL Central 35½ games behind the Milwaukee Brewers, who won first place. Pittsburgh is ranked 28th out of 30 major league clubs on the ERA team.
Bryan Reynolds leads Pittsburgh with a 0.298 batting average, 22 home runs, 81 RBIs, 147 hits and a 0.381 on-base percentage. Reynolds hit 22 of Pittsburgh's 110 home runs. On Saturday, the Pittsburgh Pirates will send Wil Crowe to the mound. The right-hander is 3-7 with a 5.94 ERA, 89 Ks and 48 BB.
|WINNER: Washington Nationals @ -130|