July 28th Game Notes; Blue Crabs @ Patriots

Bridgewater, NJ – Tonight the Somerset Patriots (9-9, 55-32) host the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs (10-8, 39-49) for the second game of a three game series from TD Bank Ballpark. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. Download today’s comprehensive game notes. The Blue Crabs won the series opener last night 5-4. Somerset is 8-4 against Crustacean Nation this year.

First pitch at 7:05 p.m.

First pitch at 7:05 p.m.

Starting Pitching Matchup

Righty Gary Moran (8-3, 4.60 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while fellow righty hurler Gaby Hernandez (4-6, 4.16 ERA) takes the hill for the Crabs.

Big Jon

Closer Jon Hunton leads the Atlantic League with 29 saves. That’s six more than anyone else in the league. He has only blown one save since June 1st.

Home Sweet Home

Somerset is in the midst of playing 17 of 20 games at home

Savvy Veteran

In 10 games with the Patriots, Daryle Ward has already tallied five multi-hit games

Wright On

Ty Wright is hitting .369 in the month of July

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 48-7 when they score four runs or more but only 7-25 when they score three runs or fewer.

Walk This Way

As an offense Somerset has drawn the most walks in the Atlantic League (298)

Lucky Number Seven

The Patriots are 38-2 when they lead after seven innings

SPN.TV

New to our media network this week is a new episode of Covering All The Bases. The next SPN.TV live stream game will be on Friday, August 1st.

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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Blue Crabs Edge Patriots 5-4

Bridgewater, NJ – The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs (10-8, 39-49) defeated the Somerset Patriots (9-9, 55-32) 5-4 Sunday evening from TD Bank Ballpark in the series opener. JULY27thGRAPHIC

In the top of the third inning Southern Maryland plated a pair of runs to take a 2-0 advantage as shortstop Bobby Stevens hit a RBI groundout and third baseman Angel Chavez ripped a RBI single.

The Patriots evened the contest at 2-2 in the home half of the third inning as Chavez made a throwing error that led to a run and another scored on second baseman Jeff Dominguez’s RBI single.

Southern Maryland grabbed a 4-2 lead in the top of the fifth inning when Chavez sliced a RBI triple and second baseman Jake Optiz drilled a RBI single.

Designated hitter Daryle Ward clubbed a game tying two run home run (1) in the bottom of the fifth inning to tie the game at 4-4.

The Blue Crabs retook the lead in the ensuing half inning as catcher James Skelton blooped a RBI single making the score 5-4.

Brad Meyers (1-2) earned the win tossing 6.2 innings allowing four runs. Matt Sommo (3-1) endured the loss allowing one run in two thirds of an inning. Anthony Slama notched the four out save (1).

The 2014 Somerset Patriots season presented by Ford will continue tomorrow night when the Patriots are home at TD Bank Ballpark for a 7:05 p.m. game against the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs. For tickets, call (908) 252-0700 or visit www.somersetpatriots.com.

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July 27th Game Notes; Blue Crabs @ Patriots

Bridgewater, NJ – Tonight the Somerset Patriots (9-8, 55-31) host the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs (9-8, 38-49) for the first game of a three game series from TD Bank Ballpark. First pitch is scheduled for 5:05 p.m. Download today’s comprehensive game notes. Somerset is 8-3 against Crustacean Nation this year.

Last night Somerset topped York 4-1. The following are audio highlights courtesy of WCTC…

First pitch at 5:05 p.m.

First pitch at 5:05 p.m.

Audio clip of Luis Montanez’s game tying RBI double

Audio clip of Ty Wright’s go ahead two RBI infield single

Audio clip of Jonny Tucker’s RBI insurance run

Starting Pitching Matchup

Lefty David Purcey (0-0, 0.00 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while righty hurler Brad Meyers (0-2, 8.64 ERA) takes the hill for the Crabs.

Big Jon

Closer Jon Hunton leads the Atlantic League with 29 saves. That’s six more than anyone else in the league. He has only blown one save since June 1st.

Home Sweet Home

Somerset is in the midst of playing 17 of 20 games at home

Wright On

Ty Wright is hitting .387 in the month of July

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 48-6 when they score four runs or more but only 7-25 when they score three runs or fewer.

Walk This Way

As an offense Somerset has drawn the most walks in the Atlantic League (296)

Lucky Number Seven

The Patriots are 38-2 when they lead after seven innings

SPN.TV

New to our media network this week is a new episode of Covering All The Bases. The next SPN.TV live stream game will be on Friday, August 1st.

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 5:05 p.m. eastern on 1450 AM WCTC or www.wctcam.com.

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Patriots Defeat Revolution 4-1

Bridgewater, NJ – The Somerset Patriots (9-8, 55-31) salvaged the series finale against the York Revolution (9-7, 50-36) by winning 4-1 Saturday evening from TD Bank Ballpark. JULY26thGRAPHIC

In the top of the first inning designated hitter Travis Garcia pounded a RBI double to give York an early 1-0 advantage.

The Patriots plated three runs in the home half of the first inning to take a 3-1 lead as right fielder Luis Montanez poked a RBI double and left fielder Ty Wright legged out a two RBI infield single.

Second baseman Jonny Tucker drilled a RBI single in the bottom of the eighth inning to expand Somerset’s lead to 4-1.

Derell McCall (5-4) earned the win tossing a season-high seven innings while surrendering just one run. Alain Quijano (7-6) endured the loss hurling seven innings while allowing three runs. Jon Hunton notched his Atlantic League leading 29th save pitching the ninth inning.

The 2014 Somerset Patriots season presented by Ford will continue tomorrow night when the Patriots are home at TD Bank Ballpark for a 5:05 p.m. game against the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs. For tickets, call (908) 252-0700 or visit www.somersetpatriots.com.

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July 26th Game Notes; Revolution @ Patriots

Bridgewater, NJ – Tonight the Somerset Patriots (8-8, 54-31) host the York Revolution (9-6, 50-35) for the final 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. The game will be broadcasted via SPN.TV. Somerset is 4-8 against York in 2014. York is going for the sweep while Somerset is in salvage mode.

Starting Pitching Matchup

First pitch at 7:05 p.m.

First pitch at 7:05 p.m.

First pitch at 7:05 p.m.

First pitch at 7:05 p.m.

Righty Derell McCall (4-4, 3.93 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while southpaw Alain Quijano (7-5, 3.60 ERA) takes the hill for the Revs.

Let’s Rev It Up

The Patriots have only lost five series all year yet three of the have occurred against the Revolution

Good Looks

The Patriots are 10-2 when SPN.TV televises a game

Home Sweet Home

Somerset is in the midst of playing 17 of 20 games at home

Wright On

Ty Wright is hitting .362 in the month of July

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 7-25 when they score three runs or fewer.

Walk This Way

As an offense Somerset has drawn the most walks in the Atlantic League (293)

Lucky Number Seven

The Patriots are 37-2 when they lead after seven innings

SPN.TV

New to our media network this week is a new episode of Covering All The Bases.

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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