Donny Sands has hit .312 in his last eight games. (Martin Griff)

[RiverDogs Preview] Dogs Look To Snap Four Game Losing Streak

The Charleston RiverDogs look to snap a four-game losing streak in the first game of a four-game set against the Delmarva Shorebirds. The Dogs have also dropped six straight home games, their longest home losing streak since 2015. Nick Nelson (0-2, 6.75 ERA) takes the ball for Charleston against Zach Muckenhirn (1-2, 2.77 ERA) for Delmarva. Tonight’s game is slated for a 7:05 PM start, but will likely be delayed by The Citadel’s College baseball game against East Tennessee State University which precedes tonight’s RiverDogs game.

Starting Lineup:

1. Estevan Florial – CF
2. Angel Aguilar – 3B
3. Hoy Park – SS
4. Donny Sands – C
5. Blake Rutherford – DH
6. Diego Castillo – 2B
7. Brandon Wagner – 1B
8. Isiah Gilliam – RF
9. Carlos Vidal – LF
Nick Nelson – P

News & Notes:

  • The RiverDogs defense has improved over the past ten games. They have only committed three errors during that stretch.
  • The Dogs now stand at 6-8 at home this season after losing six straight home games.
  • Nick Nelson was activated for this game. Raynel Espinal was sent to extended spring training to make room for him on the roster.

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