Game 61 vs. Binghamton: Lineup and Notes
The Senators and Binghamton Rumble Ponies play the rubber match of the three game series Sunday afternoon at FNB Field. The Senators captured their first walk-off win of the season in game two to even up the set. This is the first of four series between the Senators and Rumble Ponies this season, three of which will be played at FNB Field. Binghamton enters play four games behind first place Trenton in the Eastern League Eastern Division, while the Senators are in sixth place and seven games back of first place Altoona in the Western Division.
FIRST WALK-OFF OF 2017
Khayyan Norfork’s game-winning RBI single in the bottom of the ninth inning in game two of the series gave the Senators their first walk-off win of the season. The win was also the Senators’ second when trailing after eight innings, tied for the most among in the Eastern League.
John Simms starts the rubber match of the series for the Senators. Simms is 2-4 with a 4.13 ERA across 11 starts this season. The right-hander tied a Senators season-high with seven innings pitched in his last start, while allowing four runs five hits. Simms had not allowed more than three runs in any of his first nine starts of the season, before allowing five runs and four runs in each of his past two starts respectively.
Binghamton counters with starter Casey Delgado. The right-hander is 4-4 with a 5.74 ERA over nine starts on the year. Delgado allowed four runs in six innings in his previous start on May 26 against Hartford. The 26-year-old was placed on the 7-day disabled list on May 27 and was activated just prior to Sunday’s game. Delgado was originally signed by the Mets in 2015 as a minor league free agent.