Game 24 vs. Trenton: Lineup and Notes

GAME NOTES 05/03/2017

FOLLOW ALONG

TODAY’S GAME

The Senators look to salvage a game in the three game set Wednesday morning in the road trip finale. The Thunder broke a 6-6 tie with a three run eighth to capture game two, dropping the Senators to a season-high fourth straight loss. The Senators went 3-6 versus the Thunder last season, and 2-4 in games at ARM & HAMMER Park

ZACH ATTACK

Zach Collier has recorded at least one base hit in six of the eight games he’s started, including his last four starts. The Chino Hills, California native Is 9-31 this season with two home runs, including a two-run blast on Tuesday that gave the Senators a 6-5 edge in the seventh inning. Collier’s other home run came against Orioles right-hander Chris Tillman who was pitching for Bowie on a rehab assignment on April 22.

TODAY’S STARTING PITCHERS 

Mark Blackmar starts the final game of the road trip for the Senators. The right-hander is 3-1 with a 4.26 ERA this season in five games and three starts. Blackmar earned the win in his last start after scattering eight hits and three runs across six innings. The Corpus Christi, Texas native was originally drafted in 16th round by the Orioles in the 2011 draft and was signed by the Nationals as a free agent on July 5, 2016. Blackmar will be opposed by Trenton starter Domingo German. The right-hander is 0-3 with a 2.95 ERA in his first year with the Thunder. German suffered the loss after giving up two runs and seven hits in his last start against Eerie. The San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic native was first signed by the Marlins as a non drafted free agent in 2008, and was signed by the Yankees on December 11, 2015.

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