BOTTOM LINE: Washington and Pittsburgh will face off on Tuesday.
The Nationals are 16-17 on their home turf. The Washington offense has compiled a .243 batting average as a team this season, good for eighth in the National League. Trea Turner leads the team with a mark of .298.
The Pirates are 10-23 in road games. Pittsburgh’s team on-base percentage of .296 is last in the National League. Adam Frazier leads the team with an OBP of .391.
The Nationals won the last meeting 3-2. Kyle Finnegan recorded his third victory and Kyle Schwarber went 2-for-3 with a home run and two RBIs for Washington. Clay Holmes registered his second loss for Pittsburgh.
TOP PERFORMERS: Schwarber leads the Nationals with 13 home runs and has 33 RBIs.
Bryan Reynolds leads the Pirates with 10 home runs and is batting .281.
LAST 10 GAMES: Nationals: 5-5, .205 batting average, 2.41 ERA, outscored by two runs