News & Notes

  • RHP Rony Garcia will scheduled to start Game 4 of the ELCS while Dellin Betances will make his third rehab appearance during the game.

Double-A Trenton Thunder ELCS Game 3: (2-1 win at Bowie) … The Thunder lead the best-of-5 series, 2-1. Game 4 and 5 (if necessary) will be in Bowie … A win Friday and Trenton wins the ELCS.

  • Starter: RHP Clarke Schmidt: 4.2 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 2 BB, 9 K, 1 HBP, 4/0 GB/FB — 46 of 82 (57%) pitches were strikes … He’s been great in his brief time with Trenton … He’ll likely start there in 2020.
  • In Relief: LHP James Reeves: 0.1 IP, zeros, 1 K
  • In Relief: RHP Michael King: 4 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 2 BB, 5 K — Tossed 59 pitches in his piggyback start with Schmidt … Had been sent down from Scranton after the RailRiders’ season ended last week.
  • Hitting Star: 2B Hoy Jun Park: 1-for-3, R, SB, sac bunt — As you can see in the video above, he stole home, scoring the eventual winning run.
  • On Deck: 1B Chris Gittens: 2-for-4, solo homer, K
  • On Deck: DH Isiah Gilliam: 1-for-4, K
  • On Deck: SS Kyle Holder: 1-for-3, 2 K
  • Notables: RF Zack Zehner went 1-for-4.