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Series preview: Pirates host Nationals for four-game set

The Buccos host the Nats this weekend, hoping to ride on the momentum from Wednesday’s win.

Washington Nationals v Pittsburgh Pirates Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images

Washington Nationals vs. Pittsburgh Pirates, April 14-17, 2021

Location: PNC Park, Pittsburgh, PA

TV: AT&T Sports Pittsburgh

Radio: KDKA-AM

Nationals SB Nation Site: Federal Baseball


The Nationals head to Pittsburgh for four games.

Here’s a look at what we can expect this weekend:

Projected Starting Pitchers

Thursday, 6:35 p.m. EST

Joan Adon vs. JT Brubaker

Friday, 6:35 p.m. EST

Erick Fedde vs. Mitch Keller

Saturday, 6:35 p.m. EST

Josh Rogers vs. Bryse Wilson

Sunday, 1:05 p.m. EST

Patrick Corbin vs. Jose Quintana

Projected Starting Lineups

Washington Nationals

  1. Cesar Hernandez, 2B
  2. Juan Soto, RF
  3. Nelson Cruz, DH
  4. Josh Bell, 1B
  5. Maikel Franco, 3B
  6. Michael A. Thomas, LF
  7. Alcides Escobar, SS
  8. Riley Adams, C
  9. Victor Robles, CF

Pittsburgh Pirates

  1. Ke’Bryan Hayes, 3B
  2. Bryan Reynolds, CF
  3. Michael Chavis, DH
  4. Yoshi Tsutsugo, 1B
  5. Diego Castillo, 2B
  6. Kevin Newman, SS
  7. Jake Marisnick, LF
  8. Roberto Perez, C
  9. Cole Tucker, RF