Game 55 vs. Erie: Lineup and Notes

GAME NOTES 06/04/2017



The Senators and SeaWolves finish their four game series Sunday afternoon at UPMC Park. The SeaWolves swept the Senators in Saturday’s doubleheader, winning 1-0 and 5-3 in games one and two respectively. The Senators are 3-6 against the SeaWolves this season, as each team traded three-game series wins at the opposition’s ballpark in the first two series. This is the Senators final game at UPMC Park during the regular season this year.

1-0 AGAIN?

Three of the last seven games the Senators have played have ended with a final score of 1-0 after they lost 1-0 to Erie in game one of the doubleheader. The Senators beat Richmond 1-0 on May 29, followed by the same score in their June 1 game against New Hampshire. Derek Eitel’s last two starts have both finished with a final score of 1-0. The right-hander worked the first complete game by a Senators pitcher this season in game one, tossing six innings of one run ball.


Matthew Crownover makes his Senators debut in the series finale on Sunday afternoon. The left-hander went 3-1 with a 1.94 ERA in 10 games and six starts with Single-A Potomac to start the season. Crownover, the first southpaw to start a game for the Senators this season, split time between Potomac and Low-A Hagerstown last season. The 24-year-old was originally drafted in the 6th round of the 2015 draft out of Clemson. Erie counters with starter Tyler Alexander. The left-hander Is 2-4 with a 4.60 ERA across 10 starts this year. Alexander worked six and a third innings of two-run ball in his most recent start at Bowie on May 30. The 22-year-old has allowed 11 runs against the Senators over six and a thirds innings pitched in two starts this season. Alexander is the fourth ranked prospect in the Detroit organization per

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