Ozzie Albies will try to collect his 100th RBI of the year (he has 99) when his Atlanta Braves (97-55) play the Washington Nationals (68-85) at 7:05 PM ET on Thursday.

The probable starters are Max Fried (7-1) for the Braves and Jake Irvin (3-6) for the Nationals.

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Braves vs. Nationals Pitcher Matchup Info

  • Date: Thursday, September 21, 2023
  • Time: 7:05 PM ET
  • TV: MASN
  • Location: Washington D.C.
  • Venue: Nationals Park
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo!
  • Probable Pitchers: Fried - ATL (7-1, 2.64 ERA) vs Irvin - WSH (3-6, 4.41 ERA)

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Braves Probable Starting Pitcher Tonight: Max Fried

  • The Braves will hand the ball to Fried (7-1) for his 14th start of the season.
  • The left-hander's last start was on Tuesday, Sept. 12, when he tossed five innings while giving up one earned run on four hits in a matchup with the Philadelphia Phillies.
  • The 29-year-old has pitched in 13 games this season with an ERA of 2.64, a 4.29 strikeout-to-walk ratio and a WHIP of 1.172.
  • He has six quality starts in 13 chances this season.
  • Fried has pitched five or more innings in six straight games and will look to extend that streak.
  • He has five appearances this season with zero earned runs allowed out of his 13 chances this season.

Max Fried vs. Nationals

  • The Nationals rank 21st in MLB with 659 runs scored this season. They have a .253 batting average this campaign with 143 home runs (29th in the league).
  • The left-hander has allowed the Nationals to go 4-for-12 with a double and an RBI in 3 1/3 innings this season.

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Nationals Probable Starting Pitcher Tonight: Jake Irvin

  • Irvin (3-6 with a 4.41 ERA and 98 strikeouts in 118 1/3 innings pitched) gets the start for the Nationals, his 24th of the season.
  • In his last appearance on Saturday against the Milwaukee Brewers, the righty threw 4 2/3 innings, allowing four earned runs while surrendering three hits.
  • The 26-year-old has amassed an ERA of 4.41, with 7.5 strikeouts per nine innings in 23 games this season. Opposing batters have a .248 batting average against him.
  • Irvin is trying to record his ninth quality start of the season in this outing.
  • Irvin has put up 15 starts this campaign that he pitched five or more innings.
  • In two of his appearances this season he did not allow an earned run.

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