April 28th Game Notes; Patriots @ Bluefish

Bridgeport, CT – Tonight the Somerset Patriots (2-1) battle the Bridgeport Bluefish (1-2) for the first game of a three game midweek series featuring these Atlantic League flagship franchises. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. from Harbor Yard. Download today’s comprehensive game notes. Bridgeport continues its homestand while Somerset continues its road trip.

First pitch scheduled for 7:05 p.m.

First pitch scheduled for 7:05 p.m.

Starting Pitching Matchup

Righty Lucas Irvine (0-0, 0.00 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while fellow righty hurler Parker Frazier (0-0, 0.00 ERA) will toss for Bridgeport. Irvine played in one game for Camden in 2013 and missed all of last year due to an injury. Frazier has peaked at the AAA level with the White Sox and Rockies organizations.

Chasing History

The Patriots are looking for their sixth title franchise history (2001, 2003, 2005, 2008, 2009). Somerset has made the postseason 11 times in their 17 years. Meanwhile the Bluefish have not qualified for the playoffs since 2010.

Stellar Pen

The Somerset bullpen has been outstanding as they have logged 8.2 innings of scoreless baseball

Great Weekend Debut

Right fielder Scott Cousins had a tremendous past weekend. He went 5-for-10 with 3 stolen bases and 2 RBI

Familiar Faces

10 players on the team at some point in their career have suited up for Somerset before

MLB Experience

Nine players on the team at some point in their career have reached the Major Leagues

SPN.TV

Catch up on the latest Brett Jodie Show as Justin Antweil host and the skipper breaks down his squad.

Follow Us

Be sure to follow the Patriots on twitter @SOMPatriots for immediate updates. Listen the Patriots play-by-play voice Justin Antweil broadcast the game starting at 7:05 p.m. eastern on 1450 AM WCTC or www.wctcam.com.

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PATRIOTS AND BLUE CRABS SPLIT DOUBLEHEADER

Waldorf, MD – The Somerset Patriots (2-1) and Southern Maryland Blue Crabs (1-2) split a doubleheader from Regency Furniture Stadium Sunday afternoon.

Game One:

The Somerset Patriots blanked the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs 2-0 in Game One of the doubleheader from Regency Furniture Stadium.

In the top of the seventh inning third baseman Greg Hopkins pounded a two run home run (1) to deep left field to give Somerset a 2-0 advantage.

Daniel Sattler (1-0) earned the victory in relief. Trey Barham (0-1) sustained the loss in relief. Kyler Newby notched the save (1) pitching a scoreless final frame.

Game Two:

The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs topped the Somerset Patriots 5-1 in Game Two of the doubleheader from Regency Furniture Stadium.

In the bottom of the fourth inning shortstop Robert Andino committed a two out error that led to two unearned runs as the Blue Crabs grabbed a 2-0 lead.

Southern Maryland plated three more runs in the home half of the fifth inning to increase their lead to 5-0. Right fielder Fred Lewis roped a RBI single, second baseman Jake Opitz socked a RBI double and another run crossed home via a wild pitch hurled by pitcher T.J. Chism.

First baseman Chris Marrero ripped a RBI double in the top of the sixth inning to cut the deficit to 5-1.

Gaby Hernandez earned the win tossing six innings of one run baseball. Randy Boone sustained the loss allowing five runs in 4.1 innings of work.

The 2015 Somerset Patriots season presented by Ford will continue on the road until Friday, May 1st when the Patriots return to TD Bank Ballpark for a 7:05 p.m. game against the York Revolution. For tickets, call 908-252-0700 or visit www.somersetpatriots.com.

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April 26th Game Notes; Patriots @ Blue Crabs

Waldorf, MD –Today the Somerset Patriots (1-0) battle the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs (0-0) for a single admission doubleheader. First pitch of game one is scheduled for 12:05 p.m. from Regency Furniture Stadium. Game two will occur 30 minutes after the conclusion of game two. Both contest will be seven innings. Download today’s comprehensive game notes.

Doubleheader today

Doubleheader today starting at 12:05pm

Starting Pitching Matchup Game One

Righty Mickey Storey (0-0, 0.00 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while fellow righty hurler Shaun Garceau (0-0, 0.00 ERA) will toss for Southern Maryland. This is Storey’s first year in the Atlantic League as the Florida native was in the Major Leagues with the Astros and Blue Jays in 2012 and 2013. In the offseason Garceau was traded from Long Island to Southern Maryland. This is his third different Atlantic League squad (Revolution, Ducks, Blue Crabs). Garceau guided the Flock to a 2013 Atlantic League Championship.

Starting Pitching Matchup Game Two

Righty Randy Boone (0-0, 0.00 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while fellow righty hurler Gaby Hernandez (0-0, 0.00 ERA) will toss for Southern Maryland. Boone spent his entire career in the Toronto Blue Jays organization (2008-14) until this year. Hernandez returns for his fourth year with the Blue Crabs. Last year he led the Atlantic League in home runs allowed.

Chasing History

The Patriots are looking for their sixth title franchise history (2001, 2003, 2005, 2008, 2009). Somerset has made the postseason 11 times in their 17 years.

Closing Time

Closer Jon Hunton has 91 saves combined the last two years including the playoffs. This year he lost 40 pounds in anticipation for the 2015 campaign. He set an Atlantic League single season record in 2014 tallying 49 saves shattering the previous single season record of 40 held by Mike Guilfoyle of Bridgeport in 2003. He notched a save on Opening Night.

Great Debut

Right fielder Scott Cousins had a tremendous debut on Opening Night as the lanky lefty with 4-for-4 with 2 RBI and 2 stolen bases.

Familiar Faces

10 players on the team at some point in their career have suited up for Somerset before

MLB Experience

Nine players on the team at some point in their career have reached the Major Leagues

SPN.TV

Catch up on the latest Reporter Round Table as Justin Antweil and Mike Ashmore sit down with second baseman Nate Spears.

Follow Us

Be sure to follow the Patriots on twitter @SOMPatriots for immediate updates. Listen the Patriots play-by-play voice Justin Antweil broadcast the game starting at 12:05 p.m. eastern on 1450 AM WCTC or www.wctcam.com.

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SATURDAY’S SOMERSET AND SOUTHERN MARYLAND GAME POSTPONED

Waldorf, MD – Saturday evening’s contest between the Somerset Patriots (1-0) and the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs (0-1) from Regency Furniture Stadium was postponed due to rain. image1 (1)

The game will be made up as part of a doubleheader on Sunday, April 26th from Regency Furniture Stadium.  Game one will start at 12:05 p.m. and game two will begin approximately 30 minutes after game one. Each contest will be seven innings.

The 2015 Somerset Patriots season presented by Ford will continue on the road until Friday, May 1st when the Patriots return to TD Bank Ballpark for a 7:05 p.m. game against the York Revolution. For tickets, call 908-252-0700 or visit www.somersetpatriots.com.

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April 25th Game Notes; Patriots @ Blue Crabs

Waldorf, MD –Tonight the Somerset Patriots (1-0) battle the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs (0-0) as both teams kick off the 2015 Atlantic League season on Opening Weekend. First pitch is scheduled for 6:35 p.m. from Regency Furniture Stadium. Download today’s comprehensive game notes. This is the 18th year of Somerset Patriots Baseball. The Patriots are coming off of back-to-back playoff appearances. This marks the first time since 2010 that Somerset opens up a season on the road.

First pitch scheduled for 6:35pm

First pitch scheduled for 6:35pm

 

Starting Pitching Matchup

Righty Mickey Storey (0-0, 0.00 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while fellow righty hurler Shaun Garceau (0-0, 0.00 ERA) will toss for Southern Maryland. This is Stoey’s first year in the Atlantic League as the Florida native was in the Major Leagues with the Astros and Blue Jays in 2012 and 2013. In the offseason Garceau was traded from Long Island to Southern Maryland. This is his third different Atlantic League squad (Revolution, Ducks, Blue Crabs). Garceau guided the Flock to a 2013 Atlantic League Championship.

Chasing History

The Patriots are looking for their sixth title franchise history (2001, 2003, 2005, 2008, 2009). Somerset has made the postseason 11 times in their 17 years.

Closing Time

Closer Jon Hunton has 91 saves combined the last two years including the playoffs. This year he lost 40 pounds in anticipation for the 2015 campaign. He set an Atlantic League single season record in 2014 tallying 49 saves shattering the previous single season record of 40 held by Mike Guilfoyle of Bridgeport in 2003. He notched a save on Opening Night.

Great Debut

Right fielder Scott Cousins had a tremendous debut on Opening Night as the lanky lefty with 4-for-4 with 2 RBI and 2 stolen bases.

Familiar Faces

10 players on the team at some point in their career have suited up for Somerset before

MLB Experience

Nine players on the team at some point in their career have reached the Major Leagues

SPN.TV

Catch up on the latest Reporter Round Table as Justin Antweil and Mike Ashmore sit down with second baseman Nate Spears.

Follow Us

Be sure to follow the Patriots on twitter @SOMPatriots for immediate updates. Listen the Patriots play-by-play voice Justin Antweil broadcast the game starting at 6:35 p.m. eastern on 1450 AM WCTC or www.wctcam.com.

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