Overview: With a light night on the schedule, only three teams in the system are in action.
The Reds are off on Thursday night and return to action Friday night in San Diego.
The Bats are off on Thursday night and return to action on Friday night at Durham.
Pensacola at Montgomery, 8:05 p.m. EST
Starting pitcher: Jackson Stephens (6-9, 3.34 ERA, 1.20 WHIP, 86 K, 32 BB)
Notes: Stephens has been nothing but consistent for Pensacola this season. He has gone at least five innings in 17 of his 18 starts. He also had a 5.1-inning relief appearance. His WHIP has remained under 1.20 most of the season and he has struck out at least five in eight of his outings. In three of his last five starts, he has went at least six innings, with the other two being five-inning outings. In fact, the last time that he failed to go five innings was back on June 5. In his last start, he allowed seven hits and two runs over six strong innings.
Clearwater at Daytona, 7:05 p.m. EST
Starting pitcher: TBD
Great Lakes at Dayton, 7:00 p.m. EST
Starting pitcher: Austin Orewiler (2-8, 3.34 ERA, 1.38 WHIP, 52 K, 30 BB)
Notes: After allowing seven runs in back-to-back outings, Orewiler was much better in his last two starts. On July 16, he went five innings, allowing six hits and two runs, while striking out four. Then, on July 22, he tossed five shutout, one-hit innings. He also struck out four in each of his last two starts.
The Mustangs are off on Thursday night and return to action on Friday.
AZL Reds at AZL Indians, 9:00 p.m. EST
The AZL Reds are off on Thursday night and return to action on Friday.