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It looks like another day full of rainouts could be coming, but here are the game previews in case the teams are able to play.

The Triple-A Norfolk Tides return home to play the Columbus Clippers, while the Double-A Bowie Baysox continue their homestand against the Trenton Thunder.

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The Single-A Frederick Keys play the Winston-Salem Dash at Harry Grove Stadium, while the Single-A Delmarva Shorebirds are idle.

Norfolk Tides (AAA)

Opponent

Columbus Clippers (7:15 p.m.)

Probable pitchers

Norfolk: Rich Hill (0-1, 5.40 ERA)

Columbus: Jeremy Sowers (1-1, 2.25 ERA)

Notes

* Hill is set to make his third rehab start -- second with the Tides -- tonight against Columbus. The 29-year-old left-hander suffered the loss despite pitching well in his first game with Norfolk on April 29 against the Gwinnett Braves. Hill struck out five hitters in 3 1/3 innings, but he allowed a two-run home run -- the only hit against him -- in the Tides' 8-6 loss. Hill threw 42 of his 62 pitches for strikes against Gwinnett.

* In his last start against the Toledo Mud Hens on April 28, Sowers gave up one run and five hits in seven innings. The 25-year-old left-hander struck out six batters and issued two walks in the Clippers' 5-3 victory. Overall, Sowers is 1-1 with a 2.25 ERA in four starts this season. He collected 22 strikeouts and walked only five batters in 24 innings in April.

* After dropping their past two games, the Tides (12-10) are 1 1/2 games behind the Durham Bulls (14-9) in the International League South Division. Columbus is tied for third place in the West Division with an 11-13 record. The Louisville Bats (13-10) lead the division.Bowie Baysox (AA)

Opponent

Trenton Thunder (7:05 p.m.)

Probable pitchers

Bowie: Jake Arrieta (2-0, 2.00 ERA)

Trenton: Zach McAllister (1-1, 2.53 ERA)

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Notes

* Arrieta tossed six scoreless innings against the Reading Phillies in his last start on April 26. The 23-year-old right-hander gave up two hits and struck out six batters in Bowie's 8-0 victory. Arrieta collected 22 strikeouts and issued eight walks in 18 innings during four starts for the Baysox in April.

* In his last start, McAllister suffered the loss against the Connecticut Defenders on April 29. The 21-year-old right-hander allowed three runs (two earned) and five hits in four innings during Trenton's 3-2 defeat. He collected five strikeouts and walked four batters in the game. McAllister was 14-9 with a 2.09 ERA last season while splitting time between the Single-A Tampa Yankees and Single-A Charleston RiverDogs.

* With back-to-back losses to the Akron Aeros, the Baysox dropped to 9-12 this season. Bowie is in fourth place in the Eastern League Southern Division, trailing Akron (18-4) by 8 1/2 games. Trenton is in fifth place in the Northern Division with a 10-11 record, trailing the division-leading New Hampshire Fisher Cats (14-9) by three games.

Frederick Keys (A)

Opponent

Winston-Salem Dash (7 p.m.)

Probable pitchers

Frederick: Zach Britton (0-1, 2.29 ERA)

Winston-Salem: Charles Shirek (3-0, 3.18 ERA)

Notes

* Despite pitching well in all four of his starts in 2009, Britton is still searching for his first victory. The 21-year-old left-hander allowed two earned runs or less in each start. Britton suffered the loss on April 27 against the Winston-Salem Dash after giving up two runs and seven hits in 5 2/3 innings. He struck out eight hitters and issued four walks in the Keys' 9-2 loss.

* Shirek dominated the Keys in his last start on April 27. The 23-year-old right-hander only allowed four hits in seven scoreless innings, and Winston-Salem cruised to a 9-2 victory. Shirek collected eight strikeouts and walked one batter in the game.

* The Keys have lost three consecutive games, and they are currently in last place in the Carolina League Northern Division with a 9-14 record. Frederick trails the first-place Lynchburg Hillcats by 4 1/2 games. Winston-Salem (11-12) trails the Kinston Indians and Salem Red Sox, who both hold a 13-11 record, by 1 1/2 games in the Southern Division.

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