Durham Bulls at Toledo Mud Hens
Blaine Hardy returns to the mound to start Wednesday's game vs. Durham for the Mud Hens.
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■ Time: 6:35 p.m.
■ Records/standings: Durham 4-7, 4th in IL South; Toledo 8-3, 1st in IL West
■ TV: BCSN2
■ Radio: 1370 AM
■ Starting pitchers: Toledo LHP Blaine Hardy (1-0, 0.00 ERA) vs. Durham RHP Jose Mujica (1-1, 5.19 ERA)
■ Tuesday’s game: Christin Stewart’s home run in the seventh inning proved to be the difference in a 2-1 Hens victory over Durham as starter Ryan Carpenter and relievers Kevin Comer and Louis Coleman combined to strike out 16 Bulls.
RELATED: Mud Hens pitcher Josh Turley talks about becoming a full-time knuckleballer in this week’s “Coop Scoop.”
■ Transactions: While the Mud Hens made no moves Tuesday, the Bulls added infielders Jake Cronenworth and Andrew Velazquez from Double-A Montgomery in the Southern League.
■ Weather: While it is expected to be sunny on Wednesday, the clouds are expected to roll in later in the day and bring rain in the evening. And – surprise! – it is expected to remain cold, with a high in the mid-40s.
■ Notes: Mud Hens 1B-OF Chad Huffman enters play today with a six-game hitting streak in which he has batted .333 with a pair of doubles, a home run and three RBIs. … Durham’s Cronenworth, who played at the University of Michigan, was hitless in his 28 at-bats with Montgomery to start this season, yet collected an RBI single in his first at-bat with Durham on Tuesday.
Tuesday game story: Stewart, Carpenter lead Hens to win
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