June 21st Game Notes; Patriots @ Blue Crabs

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Waldorf, MD – Tonight the Somerset Patriots (26-26) face the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs (25-27) at Regency Furniture Stadium at 7:05 p.m. in the final game of this three game midweek series. The Patriots are going for the sweep as they won Tuesday 7-1 and Wednesday 6-5. The Patriots are .500 for the first time since May 28th when they were 15-15.

For a comprehensive look at all the statistics, trends and matchups please download tonight’s June 21st Game Notes.

Mike MacDonald makes his 11th start. of the season tonight as the Patriots go for the sweep of the Blue Crabs

Playing Great Baseball

The Patriots have won 10 of their last 13 games. They are currently on a four game winning streak. They have had three other four game winning streaks this year but never had a five game winning streak.

Bullpen Stronger

Since the calendar turned to June, the Somerset Patriots bullpen has tossed 58.2 innings and allowed just eight earned runs. Players have found their niche in the ‘pen.

Comeback Kids

The Patriots have 10 come from behind victories this season. Last night they erased a five run deficit, their largest deficit they have overcome this year.

Streaking

Patriots’ second baseman Freddie Bynum has an eight game hitting streak. Last month Bynum had an 18 game hitting streak.

Starting Pitching Matchup

Righty Mike MacDonald toes the rubber for the Patriots while righty Nick Green is on the mound for the Blue Crabs.

2012 Season Statistics

Mike MacDonald: 2-2, 3.76 ERA, 10 starts, 50.1 innings, 31 Ks, 21 BBs

Nick Green: 4-3, 2.99 ERA, 11 starts, 66.1 innings, 52 Ks, 19 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 7:05pm on 1450 AM WCTC or www.wctcam.com.

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