Game 134 at Bowie: Lineups and Notes
- Pitching Matchups:
- Senators: RH Tyler Mapes (12-8, 3.08) vs. Hartford: RH Jason Garcia (5-9, 4.79)
- Jason Garcia is making the start for Bowie, his 23rd start this season. He’s 0-2 with a 9.90 ERA against the Senators this season, though the starts were in April and May. He began the season as the #12 prospect in the Orioles system according to Baseball America. He missed the entire 2013 season with Tommy John surgery. He was originally selected by the Boston Red Sox in the 17th round of the 2010 draft. He made his major league debut on April 8, 2015 with the Orioles. The 23-year-old native of Bronx, NY pitched in 21 games last year with the Orioles going 1-0 with a 4.25 ERA.
- The Senators fell short 4-2 on Sunday afternoon in a rare chance to sweep a four-game road series against Hartford.
- The Senators enter play today 1.5 games behind Akron in the wild card race for the playoffs.
- Prior to today’s game, Drew Ward was placed on the disabled list and Wilmer Difo was optioned back to Harrisburg from the Washington Nationals.
- Tuesday, August 30 @ Bowie 7:05 p.m.
Probable Pitching Matchups – Senators: RH Phillips Valdez (4-4, 5.05) vs. Bowie: LH John Means (4-6, 4.70)