Game 133 vs. Hartford (at New Hampshire): Lineups and Notes
- Pitching Matchups:
- Senators: RH Mark Blackmar (3-4, 5.00) vs. Hartford: RH Yency Almonte (2-1, 2.84)
- 22-year-old Yency Almonte starts for Hartford today. According to MLB.com he is the 20th ranked prospect in the Colorado Rockies organization. Almonte began the season with Modesto and went 8-9 with a 3.71 ERA before being assigned to Hartford on August 6. This is the first time he’s been in double-A. Originally selected by the Los Angeles Angels in the 17th round of the 2012 draft. He was traded by the Angels to the Chicago White Sox on 2/4/2015. After pitching one season in the White Sox organization, he was traded to the Rockies on 11/24/2015 for RHP Tommy Kahnle. The Miami, FL native has gone at least six innings in all three of his starts for Hartford.
- With their wins in both games of the doubleheader yesterday, the Senators are looking for a rare four-game road sweep today. Their last four-game road sweep took place in this ballpark against New Hampshire in August 2011.
- The Senators enter play today 1 game behind Akron and 2 1/2 games behind Altoona.
- Sunday, August 28 – OFF