Game 59 vs. Akron: Lineups and Notes

061016 Lineup GraphicGame Notes

  • Pitching matchup – Harrisburg: RHP Lucas Giolito (4-2, 2.98) vs. Akron: D.J. Brown: (3-1, 3.08)
  • The Senators were shutout for a third time Thursday in a 6-0 loss to the Hartford Yard Goats, dropping the series two games to one. Tyler Mapes was solid again for Harrisburg, throwing his ninth quality start in 12 starts.
  • Lucas Giolito takes the hill for the Senators tonight having allowed seven earned runs in his last six starts (35.2 innings, 1.77 ERA). He is 1-0 with a 0.77 ERA in two starts against Akron this season.

    Giolito Lucas_2016_04_17 - 3519 (Will Bentzel)

    Opposing hitters are hitting .200 against Lucas Giolito in his last six starts (Will Bentzel/MiLB.com)

  • Akron starter D.J. Brown is making his third appearance (second start) against Harrisburg this season. He has allowed four runs in 10 innings, with the Senators hitting .324 against him.
  • Akron has lost a season-high five consecutive games and nine of their last 12.
  • The Senators are trying to avoid losing three consecutive games for the first time since May 4-6.
  • After finishing May with a .242 average for the season, the Senators are currently hitting .266 in the month of June.

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Tomorrow

  • Saturday, June 11 vs. Hartford, 6:00 p.m.
  • Pitching matchup – Harrisburg: TBA vs. Akron: LHP Shawn Morimando (9-1, 2.17)
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