July 24th Game Notes; Revolution @ Patriots

Bridgewater, NJ – Tonight the Somerset Patriots (8-6, 54-29) host the York Revolution (7-6, 48-35) for the first game of a three game weekend series from TD Bank Ballpark. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. Download today’s comprehensive game notes. Somerset is 4-6 against York in 2014. Tonight marks the first game of a 10 game homestand for the Patriots.

Yesterday afternoon Somerset won the rubber match against Southern Maryland. The following are audio highlights courtesy of WCTC…

First pitch at 7:05 p.m.

First pitch at 7:05 p.m.

Audio clip of Damaso Espino’s first homer of the year

Audio clip of Ty Wright clubbing a two run homer

Audio clip of Scott Kelly’s clutch two RBI base knock

Starting Pitching Matchup

Lefty Matt Maloney (5-4, 3.01 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while fellow southpaw Logan Williamson (2-3, 2.86 ERA) takes the hill for the Revs.

Home Sweet Home

Including tonight, 17 of Somerset’s next 20 games will be at home

Streaking

Brian Barden is in the midst of a personal best seven game hitting streak

Wright On

Ty Wright is hitting .380 in the month of July

High-Water Mark

The Patriots are currently 25 games above .500 which matches their high-water mark of the season

Postseason Bound

The Somerset Patriots are the 2014 1st Half Liberty Division Champions! This is their 13th Half Title in franchise history as the Patriots are going to the playoffs for some serious September baseball! The Patriots have elected to take the back three games of the first round series at home so they will open up the postseason on the road. Tickets are on sale by calling 908-252-0700.

Fantastic Four

The Patriots are 47-6 when they score four runs or more but only 7-23 when they score three runs or fewer.

Walk This Way

As an offense Somerset has drawn the most walks in the Atlantic League (288)

Lucky Number Seven

The Patriots are 37-1 when they lead after seven innings

SPN.TV

New to our media network this week is Let’s Get Social starring interns Lindsey and Marissa. The next live stream game is Saturday, July 26th when Somerset host the York Revolution from TD Bank Ballpark.

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 Top Blue Crabs 5-2

Waldorf, MD – The Somerset Patriots (8-6, 54-29) won 5-2 in the rubber match over the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs (7-7, 36-48) Wednesday afternoon from Regency Furniture Stadium. JULY23rdGRAPHIC

In the top of the second inning catcher Damaso Espino slugged a solo home run (1) to give Somerset an early 1-0 advantage.

Left fielder Ty Wright drilled a two run home run (7) in the top of the fourth inning to expand the Patriots lead to 3-0.

Southern Maryland plated a pair of runs in the bottom of the fourth inning to cut the deficit to 3-2 as designated hitter CJ Ziegler pounded a two RBI double.

Shortstop Scott Kelly poked a two RBI single to increase the Patriots lead to 5-2.

Gary Moran (8-3) earned the win tossing five innings while allowing two runs on six hits. Gaby Hernandez (4-6) suffered the loss as he hurled six innings while allowing five runs on four hits. Jon Hunton notched his Atlantic League leading 28th save as he tossed a scoreless ninth inning.

The 2014 Somerset Patriots season presented by Ford will continue on tomorrow night when the Patriots return home at 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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July 23rd Game Notes; Patriots @ Blue Crabs

Waldorf, MD – Today the Somerset Patriots (7-6, 53-29) travel to Crustacean Nation to battle the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs (7-6, 36-47) for the finale game of a three game midweek series. First pitch is scheduled for 11:05 a.m. from Regency Furniture Stadium. Download today’s comprehensive game notes. This is the rubber match of the series. Somerset is 7-3 against Southern Maryland in 2014.

Last night All-Star Adam Donachie broke the 1-1 tie with a two run homer in the seventh inning that proved to be the difference. It was his sixth homer of the year which matched his entire home run output from last year. Here is the audio clip of the majestic blast.

First pitch at 11:05 a.m.

First pitch at 11:05 a.m.

Starting Pitching Matchup

Righty Gary Moran (7-3, 4.66 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while fellow righty hurler Gaby Hernandez (4-5, 3.97 ERA) takes the hill for the Crabs.

Follow The Winding Road

Today marks the final game of a seven game road trip for the Somerset Patriots

Streaking

Brian Barden is in the midst of a personal best six game hitting streak

Wright On

Ty Wright is hitting .348 in the month of July

Power Outage

Somerset has only smacked one home run in its last 10 ball games

Postseason Bound

The Somerset Patriots are the 2014 1st Half Liberty Division Champions! This is their 13th Half Title in franchise history as the Patriots are going to the playoffs for some serious September baseball! The Patriots have elected to take the back three games of the first round series at home so they will open up the postseason on the road. Tickets are on sale by calling 908-252-0700.

Fantastic Four

The Patriots are 46-6 when they score four runs or more but only 7-23 when they score three runs or fewer.

Walk This Way

As an offense Somerset has drawn the most walks in the Atlantic League (285)

Lucky Number Seven

The Patriots are 36-1 when they lead after seven innings

SPN.TV

New to our media network this week is Let’s Get Social starring interns Lindsey and Marissa. The next live stream game is Saturday, July 26th when Somerset host the York Revolution from TD Bank Ballpark.

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 11:05 a.m. eastern on 1450 AM WCTC or www.wctcam.com.

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Patriots Defeat Blue Crabs 3-1

Waldorf, MD – The Somerset Patriots (7-6, 53-29) defeated the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs (7-6, 36-47) 3-1 Tuesday evening from Regency Furniture Stadium. JULY22ndGRAPHIC

In the top of the third inning second baseman Jeff Dominguez hit a RBI infield single to give Somerset an early 1-0 advantage.

Left fielder Addison Maruszak evened the contest at 1-1 in the bottom of the fifth inning as he stroked a RBI single.

Somerset retook the lead in the top of the seventh inning as catcher Adam Donachie slugged a go ahead two run home run (6) to make the score 3-1.

Matt Sommo (3-0) earned the win pitching a scoreless inning of relief. Brad Meyers (0-2) endured the loss as he hurled six innings while allowing three runs on eight hits. Jon Hunton notched his Atlantic League leading 27th save tossing a scoreless ninth inning.

The 2014 Somerset Patriots season presented by Ford will continue on the road until Thursday, July 24th when the Patriots return home at 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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July 22nd Game Notes; Patriots @ Blue Crabs

Waldorf, MD – Tonight the Somerset Patriots (6-6, 52-29) travel to Crustacean Nation to battle the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs (7-5, 36-46) for the second game of a three game midweek series. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. from Regency Furniture Stadium. Download today’s comprehensive game notes. The Blue Crabs took the opener 5-1. Somerset is 6-3 against Southern Maryland in 2014.

First pitch at 7:05 p.m.

First pitch at 7:05 p.m.

Starting Pitching Matchup

Lefty David Purcey (0-0, 0.00 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while righty hurler Brad Meyers (0-1, 11.81 ERA) takes the hill for the Crabs.

Happy Birthday

Today Manager Emeritus Sparky Lyle celebrates his 70th Birthday

Age Is Just A Number

Daryle Ward is the elder statesman on the squad at 39 years old yet he’s tallied multi-hit games in two of his first four starts with the Patriots.

Power Outage

Somerset has gone nine straight games without homering. Their last home run came July 9th when Luis Montanez smacked one against York.

Postseason Bound

The Somerset Patriots are the 2014 1st Half Liberty Division Champions! This is their 13th Half Title in franchise history as the Patriots are going to the playoffs for some serious September baseball! The Patriots have elected to take the back three games of the first round series at home so they will open up the postseason on the road. Tickets are on sale by calling 908-252-0700.

Fantastic Four

The Patriots are 46-6 when they score four runs or more but only 6-23 when they score three runs or fewer.

Walk This Way

As an offense Somerset has drawn the most walks in the Atlantic League (285)

Lucky Number Seven

The Patriots are 35-1 when they lead after seven innings

SPN.TV

New to our media network this week is Behind The Scenes with the Front Office Staff. The next live stream game is Saturday, July 26th when Somerset host the York Revolution from TD Bank Ballpark.

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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