If you're looking for something to do tonight, head out to Harry Grove Stadium to watch the Single-A Frederick Keys play the Wilmington Blue Rocks.
The first 1,000 fans to enter the ballpark will receive a Matt Wieters bobblehead. A fireworks display will also be held after the game, which is set to begin at 6 p.m., and the gates will open at 5 p.m.
The Triple-A Norfolk Tides continue their series on the road against the Buffalo Bisons, while the Double-A Bowie Baysox and Erie SeaWolves meet again.
The Single-A Delmarva Shorebirds open up a four-game series against the Greensboro Grasshoppers.
Also, Keys infielder Ryan Adams reinjured his groin in last night's loss to Wilmington. Adams left the game after grounding out in the bottom of the sixth inning, and there is no word on how long he will be out of action.
at Buffalo Bisons (1:05 p.m.)
Norfolk: Jason Berken (1-0, 0.00 ERA)
Buffalo: Kyle Snyder (0-2, 5.06 ERA)
* Berken is listed as the probable starter for today's game, according to the Tides, but I believe the team will need to make a roster move in order to clear a spot for him. I haven't heard anything, but I'll pass along any news later. The 25-year-old right-hander hasn't allowed any runs in 10 innings since being called up from Bowie last month. Berken tossed seven scoreless innings against the Charlotte Knights in his Triple-A debut on April 21. He didn't give up any hits in three innings against the Durham Bulls on April 26 before leaving with a strained groin.
* Snyder is slated to make his second start of the season for the Bisons. The 31-year-old right-hander allowed two runs and four hits in four innings during the second game of the doubleheader against the Louisville Bats on May 2. Left-handed batters are hitting .353, while righties have a .222 batting average against Snyder.
at Erie SeaWolves (1:05 p.m.)
Bowie: John Mariotti (1-2, 4.37 ERA with the Keys this season)
Erie: Luis Marte (2-2, 2.92 ERA)
* In seven appearances (two starts) with Frederick, Mariotti was 1-2 with a 4.37 ERA. He allowed three runs and four hits in two innings against the Winston-Salem Dash on May 5 in his final game for the Keys. The 24-year-old right-hander was promoted to Bowie earlier this week in order to fill the roster spot vacated by Brandon Erbe, who was placed on the disabled list with shoulder fatigue.
* Marte leads the SeaWolves with 22 strikeouts in 24 2/3 innings this season. The 22-year-old right-hander picked up the victory in his last start after giving up one run and five hits in seven innings against the Altoona Curve on May 2. Marte suffered the loss against the Baysox on April 13. He allowed two runs and five hits in 5 2/3 innings during Bowie's 2-1 win.
* After last night's loss, the Baysox (11-14) dropped to nine games behind the Akron Aeros (20-5) in the Eastern League Southern Division. Erie is in third place with a 16-10 record, 4 1/2 games behind Akron.
Wilmington Blue Rocks (6 p.m.)
Frederick: Pedro Beato (1-3, 4.74 ERA)
Wilmington: Eduardo Paulino (1-0, 5.63 ERA)
* After his first five starts this season, Beato continues to struggle with consistency. The 22-year-old right-hander gave up five runs (three earned) and five hits in 4 2/3 innings against the Potomac Nationals on May 2. He walked four batters and collected four strikeouts in the Keys' 8-4 loss. In the previous start on April 26, which was also against Potomac, Beato struck out eight hitters but allowed three home runs in Frederick's 13-7 victory.
* Paulino is scheduled to make his third start for the Blue Rocks. The 23-year-old right-hander is 1-0 with a 5.63 ERA in five appearances so far this season. Paulino didn't allow any hits in 2 2/3 innings of relief against Potomac on May 5, but he gave up five runs and 10 hits in 4 2/3 innings in his last start against Potomac on April 28.
* The Keys continue to dwell in last place in the Carolina League Northern Division with a 10-18 record. Frederick is eight games behind division-leading Potomac (18-10). Wilmington is five games back of the Nationals with a 13-15 record.
Greensboro Grasshoppers (7:05 p.m.)
Delmarva: Oliver Drake (1-2, 3.68 ERA)
* After pitching well in his first two starts in 2009, Drake has suffered back-to-back losses for the Shorebirds. The 22-year-old right-hander gave up four runs and four hits against the Grasshoppers on May 2. Drake allowed four runs (three earned) and eight hits in five innings during Delmarva's 4-1 defeat to the Lakewood BlueClaws on April 27.
* The Shorebirds (15-10) remain in first place in the South Atlantic League Northern Division after last night's 7-1 victory over the West Virginia Power. Greensboro is tied for second place with the Kannapolis Intimidators. Both teams are 16-12 and 1/2 game behind Delmarva.