LEADING OFF: OF Adalberto Santos, the EL's second-leading hitter at .396, was placed on the disabled list Wednesday with a right knee injury. Santos hurt the knee sliding into the plate Monday night and could be out for an extended period, depending on the severity and how quickly it heals.
SAFE AT FIRST: C Tony Sanchez went 2-for-5 Wednesday and has reached base safely in 14 straight games. Sanchez scored three runs, had an RBI and raised his average to .269.
STEALING SECOND: 1B Matt Curry homered for the second straight game after not hitting one in his first 21 contests. He has five RBIs in the past two games and has raised his average to .306.
ROUNDING THIRD: Today's 11:05 a.m. game marks the Curve's first morning contest of the season.
HEADING HOME: The club will return to Altoona after today's game and begins a five-game homestand against Richmond and Bowie starting Friday night.
- Cory Giger