Harrisburg Senators Game Information and Starting Lineup vs Altoona
Harrisburg Senators (31-35) vs. Altoona Curve (33-36)
Game 137 - 2nd Half Game 67 - Saturday, August 31 at 6:00 p.m.
FNB Field - Harrisburg, PA
RH Tyler Mapes (6-7, 4.88) vs. LH Domingo Robles (4-6, 4.13)
Tonight's Harrisburg Senators Starting Lineup:
Andrew Stevenson, LF
Luis Garcia, SS
Adrian Sanchez, 2B
Michael A. Taylor, CF
Dante Bichette, Jr., 1B
Nick Banks, RF
David Masters, 3B
Jake Lowery, C
Tyler Mapes, P
On Friday night at FNB Field, the Senators scored three times in the first inning and cruised to a 4-1 win over the Altoona Curve. Kyle McGowin started and went seven innings to earn his first win with the Senators this season. Harrisburg sent nine batters to the plate in the first with the three runs scoring on an error, single and walk. Jhonatan German pitched a perfect ninth for his first save with the Sens.
The Senators and Altoona Curve play game two of their season ending four-game series tonight at FNB Field. Harrisburg is 6-4 in their past 10 home games.
Harrisburg is 5-5 in their past 10 games. The Senators finished the regular season 32-37 on the road and enter tonight 41-26 at home.
ABOUT THE ALTOONA CURVE
The Curve are the Double-A affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates. They play their home games at Peoples Natural Gas Field in Altoona, PA. The franchise was born in 1999. They've been an affiliate of the Pirates since 1999. They've won two E.L. Championships (2004 & 2017)
Altoona is 6-4 in their past 10 games. They finished the season 39-32 at home. They're 30-36 on the road.
August 13-15, .244, 14 HR, 117 Runs (4.2 rpg) and a 3.85 ERA.
July 15-12, .245, 14 HR, 121 Runs (4.5 rpg) and a 3.52 ERA.
June 11-16, .243, 12 HR, 97 Runs (3.6 rpg) and a 3.21 ERA.
May 13-16, .224, 17 HR, 103 Runs (3.5 rpg) and a 4.03 ERA.
April 21-4, .250, 28 HR, 110 Runs (4.4 rpg) and a 2.66 ERA. (Best April in Senators history)
Bowie's magic number to clinch the second half Western Division title is 1. A win by Bowie in one of their last three games or a loss by Erie in one of their last three games clinches the division for Bowie.
PLAYOFF SCHEDULE (The Western Division Championship Series is best 3 out of 5)
Game 1 - Wednesday, September 4 at TBA & Time TBA
Game 2 - Thursday, September 5 at TBA & Time TBA
Game 3 - Friday, September 6 vs. TBA at 7 p.m.
Game 4 - Saturday, September 7 vs. TBA at 3 p.m. (if necessary)
Game 5 - Sunday, September 8 vs. TBA at 1:30 p.m. (if necessary)
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