RHP Blake Hawksworth takes the mound for Memphis tonight
The Memphis Redbirds (8-5) will go with RHP Blake Hawksworth tonight in the 7:05 PM start against the Nashville Sounds (8-6). Hawksworth is 1-1, with a 3.60 era so far in 2009.
Blake has appeared in two games in 2009. His last decision was a loss at the hands of Oklahoma City Red Hawks on 4/18.
When Hawksworth gets behind in the count his ERA skies to 10.80 and when runners are in scoring position it is 9.82.
The key to beating the Redbirds will be for the Sounds to take an early lead in the game. Memphis is 6-0 when leading after the 6th inning.