The Triple-A Norfolk Tides look to continue their winning streak, while the Double-A Bowie Baysox will try to rebound after two straight losses.
Brian Matusz is set to make another start at Harry Grove Stadium for the Single-A Frederick Keys, so enjoy the weather and go watch him pitch.
The Single-A Delmarva Shorebirds play on the road against the Lake County Captains.
Expect the game recaps to be posted really late tonight or early tomorrow morning.
I'll be working as part of baltimoresun.com's coverage of the NFL draft for most of the evening, so thanks for being patient with the minor league baseball content.
Durham Bulls (7:15 p.m.)
Norfolk: David Pauley (1-1, 2.31 ERA)
Durham: Mitch Talbot (1-1, 4.20 ERA)
* Pauley notched his first victory of the season on April 19 against the Gwinnett Braves. The 25-year-old right-hander allowed one run and five hits in six innings during the Tides' 4-2 win. Pauley also pitched well in his first start, but he suffered the loss against the Charlotte Knights on April 14. In that game, Pauley gave up two runs and three hits in 5 2/3 innings.
* Talbot picked up the victory in his first start against the Tides on April 9, but he's struggled since that game. The 25-year-old right-hander allowed seven runs and 16 hits in 10 total innings during his past two starts, which were both against the Gwinnett Braves. Talbot was the losing pitcher on April 20 after giving up four runs and eight hits in five innings.Bowie Baysox (AA)
at Reading Phillies (6:05 p.m.)
Bowie: Bobby Livingston (1-1, 4.63 ERA)
Reading: Antonio Bastardo (1-0, 1.23 ERA)
* Livingston allowed four runs and five hits in 5 2/3 innings against the Akron Aeros on April 18. The 26-year-old left-hander collected three strikeouts and walked two hitters in Bowie's 7-3 loss. He picked up the win on April 13 against the Erie SeaWolves after giving up one run and six hits in five innings.
* Bastardo is slated to make his first start for Reading after four relief appearances. The 23-year-old left-hander is 1-0 with a 1.23 ERA and two saves this season for the Phillies. He has eight strikeouts and one walk in 7 1/3 innings in 2009. Bastardo has allowed one run and six hits in 2009, and he earned a save in his past two appearances -- April 18 against the Harrisburg Senators and April 21 against the Altoona Curve.
Potomac Nationals (2 p.m.)
Frederick: Brian Matusz (1-1, 3.45 ERA)
Potomac: Carlos Martinez (0-0, 6.00 ERA)
* Matusz is scheduled to make his second start in front of the home crowd for the Keys. The 22-year-old left-hander suffered the loss against the Salem Red Sox on April 19 after allowing four runs (one earned) and seven hits in six innings. Matusz struck out a career-high eight hitters and walked two in the Keys' 9-3 loss. Overall, he is 1-1 with a 3.45 ERA in three starts this season. Matusz has 18 strikeouts and seven walks in 15 2/3 innings.
* Martinez will make his second start for Potomac in 2009. The 25-year-old right-hander also has three relief appearances this season. In his first start, Martinez allowed one run and three hits in 3 2/3 innings against the Myrtle Beach Pelicans on April 19.
* So far this season, the Keys are 0-5 at Harry Grove Stadium. Frederick has also lost seven of its past eight games, including three straight.
at Lake County Captains (6:30 p.m.)
Delmarva: Nathan Nery (1-0, 2.38 ERA)
Lake County: Russell Young (0-0, 6.75 ERA)
* Nery allowed one run and five hits in 5 1/3 innings against Lake County on April 18. The 23-year-old left-hander struck out three hitters and issued two walks in the Shorebirds' 2-1 victory. Last season, he was 7-3 with a 3.39 ERA in 15 starts for Delmarva. The Orioles selected Nery in the 18th round of the 2006 MLB draft.
* Young made two relief appearances for the Captains before making the start against Delmarva on April 19. Against the Shorebirds, the 23-year-old left-hander allowed two runs (one earned) and four hits in four innings. He struck out four hitters and didn't issue any walks. Young gave up five earned runs and five hits in three innings against the Lakewood BlueClaws on April 14.