Game 33 vs. Trenton: Lineup and Notes
The Senators play game two of a four game road seroes against the Trenton Thunder Friday night. The Senators won the series opener 6-2 behind seven strong innings from starter Erick Fedde. 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 19-13 this season, tied for first in the Eastern League Eastern Division.
KHAYYAN HEATING UP
After a 2-4 night, Khayyan Norfork has now finished with two hits in three of his past four games and he had just one multi hit effort going into that stretch. Norfork is hitting .538 over his past five games and .368 across his past ten games.
TODAY’S STARTING PITCHERS
Austen Williams gets the ball for the Senators in game two of the four game series. The right-hander is 1-3 with a 6.49 ERA over five starts this season. Williams worked just two-thirds of an inning in his last start and surrendered five runs on five hits. The 24-year-old started against the Thunder on May 2 and allowed five runs in six innings of work. Williams is in his second season with the Senators, and was originally drafted in the sixth round of the 2014 draft out of Texas State. The Thunder counter with starter Ronald Herrera. The right hander has made just two starts this season and has not allowed a run over 11 and a third frames. Both starts came against Erie, and he tossed six shutout innings against them in his most recent start on May 7. The 22-year-old was originally signed by Oakland in 2011 as a non-drafted free agent and was traded to the Yankees on November 11, 2016 in exchange for outfielder Jose Pirela.