Bridgewater, NJ – Today at 1:05pm from TD Bank Ballpark, the Somerset Patriots (5-4) host the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs (5-4) in the final game of this weekend series. The Patriots look to sweep the Blue Crabs as the Patriots are currently riding a four game winning streak.
The Patriots were only able to muster three hits but squeaked by with a 3-2 victory Friday night. Last night four pitchers combined to strikeout eight batters while only walking two batters and allowed a miniscule two hits in a 3-0 shutout.
For a comprehensive look at all the game trends, matchups and statistics, download tonight’s May 6th Game Notes.
The Patriots are above the .500 mark for the first time since the second game of the 2011 season. The Patriots are also in sole possession of first place in the Freedom Division.
Today’s starting pitchers will feature Doug Arguello for the Patriots vs. Nick Green for the Blue Crabs.
Last Time Out…
Doug Arguello: 0.0 innings, 4 runs, 1 hit, 3 walks, 0 strikeouts. Losing pitcher
Nick Green: 6.0 innings, 2 runs, 4 hits, 1 walk, 6 strikeouts. No Decision
Career Minor League Statistics…
Doug Arguello: 45-48, 4.06 ERA, 199 games (136 starts), 599 Ks, 344 BBs.
Nick Green: 53-49, 4.38 ERA, 220 games (146 starts), 692 Ks, 227 BBs
There is an autograph session on the field from 12:00pm-12:30pm down the right field line. Gates open at 12:00pm. First 1,000 fans get a free stress ball. First 2,000 fans get a free autograph book. All kids may run the bases after the game.