Ke'Bryan Hayes and C.J. Abrams will be among the stars on display when the Pittsburgh Pirates play the Washington Nationals on Thursday at 12:35 PM ET, at PNC Park.

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Pirates vs. Nationals Live Stream, TV Channel and Game Info:

  • Date: Thursday, September 14, 2023
  • Time: 12:35 PM ET
  • TV Channel: MLB Network
  • Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Venue: PNC Park
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Pirates Batting & Pitching Performance

  • The Pirates have hit the fourth-fewest home runs in MLB action this season (142).
  • Pittsburgh ranks 25th in MLB with a .390 slugging percentage.
  • The Pirates have the fourth-worst batting average in the league (.237).
  • Pittsburgh ranks 23rd in runs scored with 615 (4.2 per game).
  • The Pirates are 22nd in MLB with an on-base percentage of .314.
  • The Pirates strike out 8.8 times per game to rank 20th in MLB.
  • The pitching staff for Pittsburgh has a collective 8.6 K/9, which ranks 17th in the majors.
  • Pittsburgh's 4.50 team ERA ranks 20th across all MLB pitching staffs.
  • The Pirates have the 22nd-ranked WHIP in MLB (1.379).

Pirates Probable Starting Pitcher

  • The Pirates will send Mitch Keller (11-9) to the mound for his 30th start of the season. He is 11-9 with a 4.23 ERA and 191 strikeouts in 174 2/3 innings pitched.
  • The right-hander last appeared on Friday against the Atlanta Braves, when he went five innings, allowing eight earned runs while giving up 12 hits.
  • Keller has 16 quality starts under his belt this season.
  • Keller will aim to last five or more innings for his 29th straight start. He's averaging six frames per outing.
  • He has held his opponents without an earned run in four of his 29 outings this season.

Pirates Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away Pirates Starter Opponent Starter
9/9/2023 Braves W 8-4 Away Johan Oviedo Dylan Dodd
9/10/2023 Braves L 5-2 Away Luis Ortiz Allan Winans
9/11/2023 Nationals L 6-2 Home Andre Jackson Patrick Corbin
9/12/2023 Nationals W 5-1 Home Bailey Falter Joan Adon
9/13/2023 Nationals W 7-6 Home Colin Selby Jackson Rutledge
9/14/2023 Nationals - Home Mitch Keller Josiah Gray
9/15/2023 Yankees - Home Johan Oviedo Gerrit Cole
9/16/2023 Yankees - Home Luis Ortiz Clarke Schmidt
9/17/2023 Yankees - Home Bailey Falter Carlos Rodón
9/19/2023 Cubs - Away - Javier Assad
9/20/2023 Cubs - Away Mitch Keller Jameson Taillon

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