Game 72 at New Hampshire: Lineups and Notes
- Pitching matchup – Harrisburg: RHP Greg Ross (3-0, 0.00) vs. New Hampshire: RHP Luis Santos (4-1, 3.42).
The Senators cannot have asked for more from Greg Ross through the right-hander’s first three starts with the team. Ross has gone seven innings, allowing no runs, and earning the win in each of his three outings. He has allowed just nine hits and six walks while striking out 15 batters. Ross’s ERA in 52 combined innings between Potomac and Harrisburg is 0.87.
Luis Santos is still working his way back from an injury sustained against the Senators on May 31 – a game in which Santos pitched just one inning. He has pitched just one time since, going three innings and allowing one run six days ago against Akron.
- The Senators used an effective start by Phillips Valdez and early runs to earn a series-clinching victory over Portland, 5-2. Valdez allowed a run in five innings, while Wilmer Difo led the Senators offense with three hits, including two doubles and two runs scored.
- While the Senators won the game on Thursday night, Harrisburg struggled to add more runs at the plate. The Senators set a new season high with 16 strikeouts while also leaving 10 men on base. Harrisburg was 2-for-12 with runners in scoring position.
- The Senators are currently 8th in the Eastern League with a .248 batting average with runners in scoring position. Harrisburg’s opponent this weekend, New Hampshire, is hitting an EL-worst .233 with runners in scoring position.
- Today’s Senators Spotlight was shone on Stephen Perez.
- Saturday, June 25 at New Hampshire, 7:05 p.m.
- Harrisburg: RHP Reynaldo Lopez (2-5, 3.56) vs. New Hampshire: RHP Casey Lawrence (2-5, 5.37)