Ponies Home for the Weekend
The Binghamton Rumble Ponies start a four-game series with the Harrisburg Senators tonight at NYSEG Stadium. The Ponies just finished a week on the road and ended with a a 7-5 victory over Hartford on Thursday night.
Mickey Jannis is Binghamton's starter in Friday night's contest. He is 5-3 with a 4.17 ERA. It is the 13th start of the season for Jannis. He is facing the Senators for the second time this season. He had a no-decision in 4.2 innings of work earlier this month in Harrisburg. Austin Williams counters for Harrisburg. He is 1-7 so far this season.
David Thompson continues his torrid hitting streak for the Rumble Ponies. Heading into Friday's action Thompson has hit safely in 12 consecutive games.
The Senators are 33-45 and are eight games out of first place in the Eastern Division. Binghamton is 41-33 and seven games in back of first-place Trenton.
The Rumble Ponies host Harrisburg at 7:05 on Saturday evening, at 1:05 on Sunday afternoon and then have a 6:35 game on Monday night. Long-time New York Met and Yankee Darryl Strawberry will be on hand to greet fans at a special VIP luncheon on Sunday.