Bridgewater, NJ – Tonight the Somerset Patriots (22-25) host the York Revolution (23-23) at 7:05 p.m. from TD Bank Ballpark in the second game of this four game weekend series. The Revolution blanked the Patriots last night 1-0 in a classic pitchers’ duel between Corey Thurman and Doug Arguello. The Revolution have now defeated the Patriots all four times the squads have met this season.
For a comprehensive look at all the statistics, trends and matchups please download tonight’s June 15th Game Notes.
Since being signed this week, newcomer Joe Holden is 12-for-30 with 3 sacrifice bunts, 3 RBI, 6 stolen bases and an outfield assist. He’s the catalyst and spark plug for the Patriots.
Since the calendar turned to June, the Somerset Patriots bullpen has tossed 40.2 innings and allowed just six earned runs. Players have found their niche in the ‘pen.
Freedom Division Race
Lancaster is in 1st place by 5.5 games over York. Somerset is 7.0 games behind Lancaster.
Starting Pitching Matchup
Righty Mike MacDonald pitches for Somerset while lefty Chris Cody is on the bump for York.
2012 Season Statistics
Mike MacDonald: 2-2, 4.36 ERA, 9 starts, 43.1 innings, 28 Ks, 20 BBs
Chris Cody: 3-5, 4.84 ERA, 9 starts, 48.1 innings, 36 Ks, 15 BBs
Immediately after the game stay in your seats as there will be a fireworks presentation for fans of all ages to enjoy.