Welcome back to FirstEnergy Park for the pivotal game three of the 2010 South Atlantic League Championship Series. Greenville won game one 3-1 and Lakewood game two 6-1. The winner tonight plays for the title tomorrow.
LAK: RHP Brody Colvin (6-8, 3.39)
GRE: RHP Chris Balcom-Miller (7-7, 3.30)
Fight Fallout…Six players, three from each team, were suspended for one game due to the benches-clearing brawl from game two on Tuesday…(indicates what game of the series the suspensions will be served)…Lakewood: Leandro Castro (3), Julio Rodriguez (4), Korby Mintken (3)…Greenville: Michael Almanzar (3), Vladimir Frias (4), Jeremy Hazelbaker (3)…The suspensions were announced Tuesday by league President Eric Krupa.
Jumpin’ Jiwan…BlueClaws CF Jiwan James had been 1-16 in the playoffs before going 3-5 in game two of the Championship Series on Tuesday…In that game, he led off the first inning with a double and scored the first run…He later drove in Lakewood’s 2nd run with a fifth inning RBI double.
Surf’s Up…BlueClaws 2B Keoni Ruth, a Honolulu native who was playing for Na Koa Ikaika Maui in the Golden League when the Phillies signed him in August, is 7-20 during the playoffs and has hit safely in four of the five playoff games while reaching base in all five.