The Triple-A Norfolk Tides wrap up their homestand this afternoon against the Toledo Mud Hens at Harbor Park, and the Double-A Bowie Baysox return to action on the road against the Connecticut Defenders.
The Single-A Frederick Keys return from an off day to face the Lynchburg Hillcats, while the Single-A Delmarva Shorebirds face the Lake County Captains.
Toledo Mud Hens (12:15 p.m.)
Norfolk: Chris Waters (6-2, 4.07 ERA)
Toledo: Lucas French (3-3, 3.29 ERA)
* After snapping a three-game losing streak with last night's win over Toledo, the Tides remain tied for first place in the International League South Division with a 36-20 record. The Mud Hens (24-34) are in last place in the West Division, trailing the first-place Louisville Bats (29-28) by 5 1/2 games.Bowie Baysox (AA)
at Connecticut Defenders (6:35 p.m.)
Bowie: Troy Patton (6-2, 1.85 ERA)
Connecticut: Tim Alderson (2-1, 2.00 ERA)
* The Baysox are currently on a three-game winning streak, which has brought them to within striking distance of first place in the Eastern League Southern Division. Bowie (29-27) is still in fourth place in the division, but they only trail the first-place Akron Aeros (36-20) by seven games. Connecticut (32-25) leads the Northern Division by one game over the Trenton Thunder (30-25).
at Lynchburg Hillcats (7:05 p.m.)
Frederick: Nathan Nery (0-3, 4.65 ERA)
Lynchburg: Jeff Locke (1-4, 5.52 ERA)
* Despite winning the past two games, Frederick (27-30) remains in last place in the Carolina League Northern Division. The Keys trail the first-place Hillcats (36-20) by 9 1/2 games in the division.
at Lake County Captains (7 p.m.)
Delmarva: Cole McCurry (3-4, 3.20 ERA)
Lake County: Alexander Perez (4-2, 3.02 ERA)
* The Shorebirds are in second place in the South Atlantic League Northern Division with a 29-23 record. They trail the division-leading Lakewood BlueClaws (33-22) by 2 1/2 games, while the Captains (25-29) are in sixth place. Lake County is 7 1/2 games behind the BlueClaws.