June 17th Game Notes; Revolution @ Patriots

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Bridgewater, NJ – Today the Somerset Patriots (23-26) host the York Revolution (24-24) at 1:05 p.m. from TD Bank Ballpark in the final game of this four game weekend series. Happy Father’s Day to all the dads!

Series Recap

Thursday: York wins 1-0 on a RBI double by Ramon Castro in the sixth inning.

Friday: York wins 1-0 on a solo home run by Ramon Castro in the ninth inning.

Saturday: Somerset wins 3-1 as Patriots plate three runs in the fifth inning. Here is the audio clip of Yunesky Sanchez’s RBI double in that pivotal fifth frame.

For a comprehensive look at all the statistics, trends and matchups please download today’s June 17th Game Notes.

Starting Stronger

In the last 10 games the Patriots starting pitchers have thrown 64.1 innings and allowed just 11 earned runs. That’s good for a microscopic 1.54 ERA.

Bullpen Stronger

Since the calendar turned to June, the Somerset Patriots bullpen has tossed 45.2 innings and allowed just eight earned runs. Players have found their niche in the ‘pen.

Freedom Division Race

Lancaster is in 1st place by 4.5 games over York. Somerset is 6.0 games behind Lancaster.

Sunday Woes

The Patriots are 0-7 on Sundays.

Starting Pitching Matchup

Righty Justin Cassel pitches for Somerset while lefty James Houser is on the bump for York.

2012 Season Statistics

Justin Cassel: 1-5, 3.59 ERA, 9 starts, 52.2 innings, 42 Ks, 18 BBs

James Houser: 1-0, 5.12 ERA, 20 appearances and 1 start, 19.1 innings, 18 Ks, 5 BBs

Be sure to follow the Patriots on twitter @SOMPatriots for immediate updates. Listen to play-by-play voice Justin Antweil broadcast the game starting at 1:05pm on 1450 AM WCTC or www.wctcam.com.

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