ABERDEEN, Md. - It’s humid and cloudy here at Ripken Stadium. The short-season Single-A Aberdeen IronBirds, who are 16-32, will host the Hudson Valley Renegades, who have a record of 24-23 coming up at 5:35 p.m.
Matt Hobgood is starting tonight for Aberdeen and expected to pitch four innings as the Orioles 2009 first-round pick continues to work his way back from a strained rotator cuff.
Check back for updates on his outing tonight at Aberdeen.
Here is today’s IronBirds lineup:
CF - Glynn Davis
LF - Martin Serrata
SS - Sammie Starr
1B - Joe Velleggia
C - Wynston Sawyer
3B - Connor Narron
DH - Austin Knight
2B - Dudley Leonora
RF - Kyle Hoppy
P- Matt Hobgood
Update: The tarp is on the field and the start of tonight’s game will be delayed by rain. They still hope to get tonight’s game in here in Aberdeen.
Update 2: The rain has passed us by and tonight’s game is set for a 6:25 p.m. start in Aberdeen.