Games 117 & 118 at Hartford: Lineup and Notes

GAME NOTES 08/12/2017

FOLLOW ALONG

TODAY’S GAMES

The Senators travel to Hartford, Connecticut for a four game series against the Yard Goats. The Senators dropped the series opener 3-1 after finishing 2-13 with runners in scoring position. Saturday’s twin bill is part of a makeup for the clubs’ scheduled April 19 game that was rained out. The Senators are 3-11 in doubleheader matchups this year and have lost their last five twin bill games. The Senators are 6-4 against the Yard Goats this season.

OH MY GOSH GAMACHE

In games played in the Eastern League since Dan Gamache was added to the Senators roster on July 13, the 26-year-old is fifth in the league with a .356 batting average. Gamache has recorded a hit in 19 of the 26 games he’s played in with the Senators.

STARTING PITCHERS

Wirkin Estevez starts game one for the Senators. The right-hander is 7-4 with a 4.07 ERA across nine starts this season. For more information Estevez please visit the starting pitcher page on page two. Brady Dragmire gets the start in game two of the twin bill. For more information on Dragmire, please go to bullpen page on page three.

The Yard Goats counter with starter Ryan Castellani in game one of the twin bill. The 21-year-old is the sixth ranked prospect in the Rockies organization per MLB.com. Castellani is 8-11 with a 5.41 ERA across 22 starts this season. The right-hander is 1-0 with a 4.80 ERA over his first three starts against the Senators in 2017.

 

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