Match 10 line-up: Nats at Pirates

PITTSBURGH – The weather has been deteriorating here over the past 24 hours. It was cold and rainy all day, miserable weather for baseball. The good news, though, is that he’s supposed to clear before the first pitch tonight. Conditions still won’t be great when the Nationals and Pirates play Game 3 of their four-game series, but they should be able to play.

It’ll be Josh Rogers on the mound for the Nats, making his second start and hoping to pick up where he left off in Atlanta on Monday night, when he held the Braves to one run and two hits in 5 1/3 innings. . . Rogers’ future in the rotation isn’t 100% certain beyond that, but you have to think that a decent start midway through tonight buys him more time here regardless.

Bryse Wilson starts for the Pirates. The 24-year-old right-hander has thrown for the Braves before, so many of the Nats regulars have some experience against him. Maikel Franco is 2 for 3 with a home run and a walk against Wilson. Lane Thomas is 1 for 3 with a home run. César Hernández, who will be looking to reach base to lead the game for the sixth straight day, is 1 for 6 with a triple over Wilson.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS at PITTSBURGH PIRATES
Or: Cabin crew fleet
Game time: 6:35 p.m. EDT
TV: MASN2, MLB.tv
Radio: 106.7 The Fan, MLB.com
Weather: End of rain, 52 degrees, wind 9 mph to left field

NATIONALS
2B Cesar Hernandez
RF Juan Soto
DH Nelson Cruz
1B Josh Bell
C Keibert Ruiz
3B Maikel Franco
LF Lane Thomas
SS Alcides Escobar
CF Victor Robles

LHP Josh Rogers

PIRATES
3B Ke’Bryan Hayes
FC Bryan Reynolds
1B Michal Chavis
DH Yoshi Tsutsugo
2B Diego Castillo
RF Ben Gamel
LF Jake Marisnick
C Andrew Knapp
SS Cole Tucker

RHP Bryse Wilson

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