Game 46 at Akron: Lineups and Notes

052716 lineupGame Notes

  • Pitching matchup – Harrisburg: RHP Jaron Long (2-1, 1.41) vs. Akron: Michael Peoples (4-1, 3.40)
  • In the oddest of fashions, the Senators won on a walk-off walk for a second consecutive game Thursday morning/afternoon, 5-4, over Portland.

    Ballou Isaac_2016_04_16 - 2974 (Will Bentzel)

    OF Isaac Ballou drew the walk-off walk Thursday in the Senators’ ninth win in the last 10 games.

  • Akron currently has the best record in all of professional baseball – 33-13.
  • The Senators dropped 3-of-4 games to the RubberDucks in a series earlier this month.
  • Senators’ starter Jaron Long has allowed just two earned runs in his last 18.2 innings.
  • In games decided by two runs or less, the Senators are 15-9 – tied for the second-best record in such games in the Eastern League.
  • The Senators’ 2.99 ERA in the month of May is the best in the Eastern League.
  • Harrisburg’s 17 wins in the month are the second-most in the EL.

Follow Along

Tomorrow

  • Friday, May 28 at Akron, 6:35 p.m.
  • Harrisburg: RHP Tyler Mapes (5-2, 3.40) vs. Akron: RHP Adam Plutko (3-2, 2.89)

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