LEADING OFF: Friday night's game between the Curve and Portland was rained out. The teams will play a doubleheader tonight at 6 at Peoples Natural Gas Field.
SAFE AT FIRST: Pitching matchups tonight: Curve LHP Nathan Baker (24-28) and RHP Phil Irwin (0-3, 5.01) vs. Sea Dogs RHP Anthony Ranaudo (0-1, 7.36) and LHP Chris Hernandez (2-4, 3.21).
STEALING SECOND: The Curve have not fared well in doubleheaders, getting swept three times and splitting the other. That's a 1-7 record in twinbills.
ROUNDING THIRD: Friday's rainout was the Curve's fourth, which leads the Eastern League.
HEADING HOME: Portland has just a 22-31 record but has been hot of late, winning seven of its past 10.
- Cory Giger