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A playoff team last season, the Pirates so far have limped to a 19-26 record, third-worst in the National League. The Nationals have so far done well taking advantage of substandard opponents. They’re 13-8 against opponents that are under .500, fifth-best in the NL. In his second career start, Blake Treinen will try to continue the trend against Edison Volquez.

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