York, PA – Tonight the Somerset Patriots (31-33) visit the York Revolution (33-31) at 6:30 p.m. from Sovereign Bank Stadium in the second game of this three game series. The Patriots led start to finish last night as they tripled up the Revolution with a 6-2 victory.
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Patriots’ third baseman Jeff Nettles is red hot. He is currently in the midst of a 10 game hitting streak which ties his season high.
We Have Our Winners
There will be no last minute drama in the Atlantic League as both the Long Island Ducks and Lancaster Barnstormers clinched the Liberty and Freedom Division first half titles respectively.
Patriots’ manager Sparky Lyle is 9 wins away from 1,000 managerial wins in his 15 year Atlantic League career. Nettles is 14 hits away from 1,000 hits in his nine year Atlantic League career.
The Patriots have committed the fewest errors as a team in the Atlantic League with only 43.
Starting Pitching Matchup
Lefty Roy Merritt toes the rubber for the Patriots while fellow lefty Matt Chico is on the mound for the Revolution.
2012 Season Statistics
Roy Merritt: 0-1, 6.40 ERA, 3 starts, 12.2 innings, 5 Ks, 8 BBs
Matt Chico: 4-7, 4.26 ERA, 12 starts, 67.2 innings, 51 Ks, 16 BBs