Bridgeport, CT – Tonight the Somerset Patriots (26-27) face the Bridgeport Bluefish (22-31) at Harbor Yard at 7:05 p.m. in the first game of this weekend series. The Patriots swept the Bluefish last month at TD Bank Ballpark in a three game midweek series.
For a comprehensive look at all the statistics, trends and matchups please download tonight’s June 22nd Game Notes.
Since outfielder Joe Holden was inserted into the starting lineup, the Patriots are 10-4. Holden is the catalyst for the offense.
Since the calendar turned to June, the Somerset Patriots bullpen has tossed 60.0 innings and allowed just eight earned runs. Players have found their niche in the ‘pen.
The Patriots have 10 come from behind victories this season.
Patriots’ second baseman Freddie Bynum has a nine game hitting streak. Last month Bynum had an 18 game hitting streak.
Starting Pitching Matchup
Lefty Roy Merritt toes the rubber for the Patriots while fellow southpaw Dan Serafini is on the mound for the Bluefish.
2012 Season Statistics
Roy Merritt: 4-1, 3.49 ERA, 10 starts, 49.0 innings, 38 Ks, 15 BBs
Dan Serafini: 1-0, 1.29 ERA, 2 appearances and 1 start, 7.0 innings, 5 Ks, 1 BB