BIRD NOTES: IronBirds Eliminated from Playoff Contention
Patch brings you some notes on the Aberdeen IronBirds before first pitch.
The IronBirds were eliminated from New York-Penn League playoff contention Sunday night in a 5-1 road loss to the Connecticut Tigers.
Aberdeen (20-41) enters tonight's series finale with the Tigers (30-29) 18 games behind McNamara Division-leading Staten Island (38-23) in the New York-Penn League Standings.
Tyler Wilson starts for the IronBirds. The right-hander out of Virginia has appeared in three games with a 1.93 ERA over 14 innings. A 10th-round selection from June's draft, Wilson has 10 strikeouts and two walks.
He'll face Connecticut right-hander Luis Angel Sanz (5-4, 3.13 ERA).
Here's tonight's starting lineup, courtesy the IronBirds Twitter feed:
- CF Glynn Davis
- LF Austin Knight
- SS Mychal Givens
- 1B Joe Velleggia
- DH Wynston Sawyer
- C Adam Davis
- 2B Dudley Leonora
- 3B Ryan Zrenda
- RF Kyle Hoppy
SP: Tyler Wilson