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Pittsburgh Pirates (5-0) vs. Washington Nationals (1-3) Washington; Wednesday, 6:45 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Pirates: Mitch Keller (0-0, 6.35 ERA, 1.59 WHIP, three strikeouts); Nationals: Trevor Williams (0-0) : Pirates -159, Nationals +134; over/under is 9 runs BOTTOM LINE: The Pittsburgh Pirates will try to keep a five-game win streak intact when they take on the Washington Nationals. Washington went 71-91 overall and 34-47 in home games a season ago. The Nationals averaged 8.6 hits per game last season while batting a collective .254. Pittsburgh had a 76-86 record overall and a 37-44 record on the road last season. The Pirates averaged 8.0 hits per game in the 2023 season with 2.9 extra base hits per game. INJURIES: Nationals: Nick Senzel: 10-Day IL (thumb), Stephen Strasburg: 60-Day IL (neck/chest), Stone Garrett: 10-Day IL (ankle), Cade Cavalli: 60-Day IL (elbow), Jose Ferrer: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Mason Thompson: 60-Day IL (elbow) Pirates: Ji-Hwan Bae: 10-Day IL (hip), Carmen Mlodzinski: 15-Day IL (elbow), Yasmani Grandal: 10-Day IL (foot), Colin Holderman: 15-Day IL (illness), Dauri Moreta: 60-Day IL (elbow), Endy Rodriguez: 60-Day IL (elbow), Johan Oviedo: 60-Day IL (elbow) ------ The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.