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Braves and BlueClaws Rained Out on Sunday

May 5, 2019 - South Atlantic League (SAL) - Rome Braves News Release

LAKEWOOD, NJ - Heavy rain forced a postponement of the Sunday afternoon matchup between the Rome Braves and Lakewood BlueClaws, bringing about Rome's first doubleheader of the 2019 season.

The two teams will now play a pair of 7 inning games on Monday beginning at 4:35 pm from FirstEnergy Park. Game 2 will begin approximately 30 minutes following the conclusion of Game 1.

Rome will start RHP Trey Riley (0-4, 6.35) in Game 1 while Lakewood will send LHP Manuel Silva (0-0, 0.00) to the mound. In Game 2 the Braves will start RHP Odalvi Javier (0-1, 5.59). Lakewood has not announced their second starting pitcher for the doubleheader.

Monday's doubleheader against Lakewood will mark the end of Rome's long road trip. They're currently riding a three game winning streak.

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