Game 31 vs. Erie: Lineup and Notes
The Senators and SeaWolves play the rubber match of the three game series Wednesday morning at FNB Field. The Senators held a 4-3 lead in the eighth inning of game two but Erie scored once in both the eighth and ninth innings to even the series. The Senators and SeaWolves play 13 games this season with six of them played in Harrisburg. The Senators took eight of the 13 games they played against Erie last season. The SeaWolves are 13-17 this season and three games back of first place Altoona in the Eastern League Western Division.
GOOD MORNING TO YOU ALL
The Senators host the first of two morning games at FNB Field on Wednesday in the homestand finale against the SeaWolves. The club’s second and final morning game is scheduled for the series finale against Bowie on Thursday, April 18 on the next homestand. In total the team plays five morning games this season.
TODAY’S STARTING PITCHERS
Jaron Long starts the homestand finale for the Senators. The right-hander is 3-3 with a 2.02 ERA in five starts this season. Long is making his first start of the season against the SeaWolves. The Scottsdale, Arizona native has the lowest ERA among Senators starting pitchers and the second lowest ERA among all Senators pitchers. Long is opposed by SeaWolves starter Matt Crouse. The left-hander is 3-0 with a 5.87 ERA over five starts this season. Crouse is in his fifth season with the SeaWolves after being drafted in 24th round by Detroit in 2014 from Ole Miss. The 26-year-old allowed six runs on seven hits in three and two thirds innings in his last start on May 3 against Bowie.