Game 27 vs. Hartford: Lineup and Notes
The Senators play game three of the four game series against the Hartford Yard Goats Saturday night. The Senators won their second in a row over Hartford with their 2-1 win Friday night, with three Senators pitchers limiting the Yard Goats to two hits. The Senators and Yard Goats play their third series of the season and second at FNB field. The Senators are 6-2 against Hartford on the season, including taking two of three in Hartford in the last series the two clubs played April 17 to April 20.
OZZIE OZZIE OZZIE!
After finishing 2-3 in game two of the series, Osvaldo Abreu is now hitting .375 over his past five games. Since April 28, Abreu has raised his average from .158 to .222, and has recorded at least a hit in five of his past seven games.
TODAY’S STARTING PITCHERS
The Senators send starter Erick Fedde to the bump in game three of the series. Fedde is 1-3 with a 3.45 ERA in five starts this season, including one against Hartford. The right-hander took the loss in Hartford on April 20 despite tossing seven innings of one run ball and striking out eight. Fedde will be opposed by Yard Goats right-hander Ryan Castellani. The former second round pick is 1-0 with three runs allowed over ten innings in two starts against the Senators this season. Castellani is the seventh rated prospect in the Rockies organization according to MLB.com.