Game 36 at Erie: Lineup and Notes

Harrisburg Senators (15-20)

CF Rafael Bautista

SS Wilmer Difo

LF Isaac Ballou

DH Neftali Soto

2B Chris Bostick

RF Zach Collier

C Spencer Kieboom

3B Adrian Sanchez

1B Shawn Pleffner

P Jaron Long

Erie SeaWolves (16-20)

LF Jason Krizan

SS Gustavo Nunez

RF Jeff McVaney

DH Dean Green

1B John Hicks

3B Dominic Ficociello

CF Connor Harrell

C Austin Green

2B Harold Castro

P Cory Riordan

Game Notes

  • Pitching matchup – Harrisburg: RHP Jaron Long (1-1, 1.33) vs. Erie RHP Cory Riordan (3-2, 5.35)
  • Senators’ starting pitcher Austen Williams turned in his best performance of the season Sunday in Harrisburg’s 5-1 loss to the Akron RubberDucks. Williams pitched six innings, scattering eight hits without allowing an earned run. However, Akron scored four unearned runs off Williams.

    Williams Austen_2016_04_30 - 4547 (Will Bentzel)

    Austen Williams went six innings for a second time this season Sunday. (Will Bentzel/MiLB.com)

  • The Senators’ defense struggled in the final three games against Akron, making nine errors and allowing nine unearned runs. Harrisburg had committed just 25 errors in the first 32 games prior.
  • This is the first meeting between the Seawolves and Senators this season. Erie currently has the best team batting average (.270) and worst ERA (4.83) in the Eastern League. The Seawolves have allowed 183 runs (most in EL) and scored 183 runs (third-most in EL).

Follow Along

Tomorrow

  • Tuesday, May 17 at 6:35 pm
  • Harrisburg: RHP Tyler Mapes (5-2, 3.29 ERA) at Erie: RHP Cory Riordan (3-2, 5.35)

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