Game 38 vs. Bowie: Lineup and Notes

GAME NOTES 05/18/2017

FOLLOW ALONG

TODAY’S GAME

The Senators and Baysox play the rubber match of the three game set Thursday morning at FNB Field. The Senators captured game two of the series 12-4, highlighted by three home runs in the first three innings. This is the third series of the season between the two clubs and final time the Baysox come to Harrisburg during the regular season. The season series is tied at four wins each. The two teams do not play again this season until a three game series August 8 to August 10 in Bowie.

LARGEST MARGIN OF VICTORY

The 12-4 game two win for the Senators was their largest margin of victory this season, surpassing their previous high of seven runs set on April 18 at Hartford. It’s the third time this season the Senators have won by five runs or more. The Senators also tied a season-high by hitting three home runs in a game.

TODAY’S STARTING PITCHERS

Derek Eitel takes the hill in the rubber match Wednesday morning. The right-hander is making his 2017 debut and Nationals organizational debut. Eitel is in his eighth season in professional baseball, and has started just one game since 2013. The 29-year-old ‘was originally drafted by Arizona in the 17th round of the 2010 draft out of Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. The Baysox counter with starter Tanner Scott. The left-hander starts his third game of the season against the Senators, and has limited them to just one hit over six shutout innings. He has allowed just three runs over seven starts 21 innings this season.

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