The Aces travel to Silver Spring today to play the Silver Spring-Takoma T-Bolts in Game Two of the Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League 2021 playoffs semifinals. Game time is 7pm. If the Aces win tonight, they will advance to the CRCBL Finals. If the T-Bolts prevail, Game Three will be played at Frank Mann Field in Alexandria on Wednesday evening at 6:30pm.
Left hander Connor Campbell will start for the Aces. Campbell is 1-0 with a 2.25 ERA and five strikeouts. First baseman Mark Kattula comes into this game batting .429 over the last seven days and outfielder Justin Cassella leads the team with four walks over the past week.
The T-Bolts will start Joe Sarich in Game Two. Sarich has pitched in nine games with a 1-0 record and a 3.96 ERA. Infielder Stephen Rice finished the regular season with a team-leading .377 batting average and had two hits in Game One.