Lefty Brian O'Connor will make his first start of the season for Richmond against Durham's Brian Stokes.
The Braves are 2-2 on the season.
Daniel Curtis will go for the Braves against Stars' starter Khalid Ballouli.
The 2-2 Braves need to get their offense going. The team batting average is .228 through the first four games, while the pitching has been solid. Mississippi's team ERA is 2.25 so far this season.
The Pelicans are 2-2 so far this season.
The Braves are a perfect 4-0 so far this season, already two games up on Asheville in the Southern Division of the Sally League.
Bill Shanks is the author of Scout's Honor: The Bravest Way To Build A Winning Team, a look at the Braves' traditional front office philosophies. Email Bill at email@example.com.