Saturday, August 27, 2011

Grizzlies trying to end skid tonight against Evansville

Welcome back everyone!  Grizzlies take on the Evansville Otters tonight in game two of the series at GCS Ballpark.  After a great 4-2 homestand, the Grizzlies have now lost four games in a row.  Tonight, the Grizzlies will have St. Louis native Brad Stone on the hill.  Stone has won two starts in a row and has gone at least six innings in five of his last six starts.  Right-hander Scott Kelley, a former Royals farmhand, goes for the Otters.  Here are some notes heading into tonight's game, which can be heard on the Gateway Grizzlies Radio Network (590 AM KFNS, 1400 AM KJFF,, and 

    *Charlie Lisk is one hit away from tying Mike Breyman (2004-2008) as GWY's all-time hits leader.  One more hit gives Charlie 458 career hits in a Grizzlies uniform
    *Gateway's last three wins have been one-run wins
    *Only eight games, including tonight, remain in the 2011 season for GWY
    *The Grizzlies last lost five games in a row, July 7-12
    *Grizzlies first baseman Case Rigby has eight multi-hit games in his 18 games played

            -Adam Young

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