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Guess the Game Score!  5/8/12

Posting this a little bit earlier.

Enter your score in the title line like so: Nationals X Pirates X.

The pitching match-up tonight is Edwin Jackson vs. A.J. Burnett.
Both pitchers are new to their teams this year.

Edwin Jackson (1-1) is a right handed pitcher and currently holds a 3.69 ERA. His FIP is 2.80 and his xFIP is 3.36. He has an 8.24 K/9 this year paired with a 2.27 BB/9.
Jackson is 4-0 with a 3.13 ERA in his career against the Pirates.

A.J. Burnett (1-2) is a right handed pitcher with a 8.04 ERA on the season. His FIP is 3.79 and xFIP currently calculates to 2.91. HIs K/9 rate on the year is 9.77 and his BB/9 currently rests at 3.45.
Burnett is 7-3 with a 3.42 ERA in his career against the Nationals.

The Nationals (18-10) have scored 96 runs this year while allowing 82.
The Pirates (12-16) have scored 78 runs while also allowing 104.

So far BobDH and Green_Wave have each earned 2 points over the past two Game Score posts.

This is a FanPost and does not necessarily reflect the views of the managing editor (Charlie) or SB Nation. FanPosts are written by Bucs Dugout readers.

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