Sunday, August 12, 2007

Steaming Sunday

The Biscuits and Lookouts finish their series with a sure-to-be-sweltering 5:05 p.m. start today.

There's a certain amount of disbelief over Chris Mason saying he'll have pink hair for his start Thursday against Jacksonville, but Mason says he's doing it. Though umpire Matt Hensel is back in the lineup today after being hit and needing eight minutes to recover Saturday, crewmate Rusty Barrett will miss his third straight game today. Barrett had a friend's wedding to attend.

Your lineups ...
Fernando Perez, cf
Brooks Badeaux, lf
Reid Brignac, ss
John Jaso, c
Gabriel Martinez, dh
Chris Nowak, 3b -- first game since his shoulder injury; second game of season at third (0-for-2 with a walk and an HBP on May 4)
Rhyne Hughes, 1b -- Florida State League's top hitter only hitting .343 here
Erold Andrus, rf
Josh Asanovich, 2b -- .163 since All-Star break
Jon Barratt, lhp -- six balks leads league

Adam Rosales, 1b -- has reached 11 times in four games
Luis Bolivar, ss
Enrique Cruz, 3b
Caonabo Cosme, 2b
Tyrell Godwin, cf
Daniel Dorn, dh -- no known relation (I wonder how often he's heard that joke.)
Craig Tatum, c
Mike Griffin, lf
Shaun Cumberland, rf
Matt Maloney, lhp -- traded to Cincinnati on July 31

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