Game 21 vs. Altoona: Lineup and Notes

 

GAME NOTES 04/30/2017

FOLLOW ALONG

TODAY’S GAME

The Senators and Curve play the rubber match of the three game series on Sunday afternoon. Altoona took game two after scoring 11 runs over the final two innings to break the open. The Senators look to capture their fourth series win of the season with a game two victory. This is the second series of the year between the two after the clubs split a four game set to start the season at FNB field.

HITS KEEP ON COMING

Infielder Neftali Soto went 2-5 in game two, giving him at least one hit in 17 of 19 games, and 17 of the 18 games he’s started. Soto is second on the team with a .329 average.

TODAY’S STARTING PITCHERS 

Jaron Long gets the ball for the Senators in the rubber match of the series. Long faced Altoona on opening night at FNB Field and allowed four runs, one earned, and six hits over five innings. The right-hander has not allowed more than two earned runs in a start this season and is second in the Eastern League with a 1.57 ERA. The Curve counter with starter Alex McRae. The right-hander opposed Long on opening night and limited the Senators to one run across five innings. McRae is ninth in the league with a 1.99 ERA over four starts. The 24-year-old is in his second season with the Curve, and he finished 8-6 with a 4.79 ERA in 16 starts last year. He was originally drafted in the tenth round of the 2014 draft out of Jacksonville University.

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