Game 32 vs. Trenton: Lineup and Notes
The Senators embark on a four game road trip to Trenton, New Jersey to take on the Thunder in a four game series. The Senators look to rebound after dropping rubber match of the three game series against Erie Wednesday morning, unable to hold a 3-2 lead in the eighth inning. The Senators were swept by Trenton at ARM & HAMMER Park in the first series of the season between the two clubs May 1 to May 3. The Thunder are 19-12 this season, tied for first in the Eastern League Eastern Division.
GLOVER REHAB APPEARANCE
On Wednesday, reliever Koda Glover became the first Nationals player to go on a rehab appearance with the Senators this season. Glover allowed one hit and struck out one batter in a scoreless seventh inning, his lone frame of work. The right-hander is rehabbing from a left hip injury and has been on the 10-day disabled list since April 26.
TODAY’S STARTING PITCHERS
The Senators send starter Erick Fedde to the mound in the series opener against the Thunder. The right-hander is 1-3 with a 3.28 ERA across six starts this season. The 2014 first round pick suffered the loss after surrendering six runs over three and two thirds innings in his lone start of the year against Trenton on May 1. The Thunder counter with starter Justus Sheffield. The left-hander is 1-1 with a 3.28 ERA in five starts on the year, and is making his first start versus the Senators this season. Sheffield was one of four player acquired by the Yankees from Cleveland on July 31, 2016 in exchange for Andrew Miller. He is currently the sixth best prospect in the Yankees organization per MLB.com.