Altoona at Richmond Lineups

Lineups:

Altoona Curve:

4. Matt Hague, 1B
6. Miles Durham, CF
Richmond Flying Squirrels:

1. Darren Ford, CF
2. Ryan Lormand, SS
3. Thomas Neal, RF
4. Brandon Belt, LF
5. Conor Gillaspie, 3B
6. Sharlon Schoop, 1B
7. Tyler La Torre, C
8. Brad Boyer, 2B
9. Mike MacDonald, P

-Jordy Mercer and Anthony Norman still out after their collision on Wednesday night.

-Tony Watson has made five appearances against Richmond this year, with a 1.59 ERA.  Tonight will mark Watson’s second start of the season.  He pitched three innings against Trenton on July 25th, with four runs on six hits, no walks, and two strikeouts.  I expect Jared Hughes to piggyback this start with him.

-James Skelton was promoted from Bradenton to Altoona yesterday.  Skelton made an appearance in yesterday’s game.

-I’ll be providing Twitter updates from the game, which starts in about half an hour. I’ll also be uploading pictures from the game.

Tim Williams

Author: Tim Williams

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