Waldorf, MD – Today the Somerset Patriots (3-6, 38-41) visit the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs (5-3, 35-43) from Regency Furniture Stadium in the final game of this three game weekend set at 2:05 p.m. The Patriots look to salvage the series finale as they lost both Friday and Saturday by scores of 3-1 and 5-1 respectively.
For a comprehensive look at all the statistics, trends and matchups please download today’s July 22nd Game Notes.
Patriots’ manager Sparky Lyle is 2 wins away from 1,000 managerial wins in his 15 year Atlantic League career. Third baseman Jeff Nettles is 5 hits away from 1,000 hits in his nine year Atlantic League career.
Jake Can Rake
Since Jake Fox signed with the Patriots last Friday morning he has hit safely in 8 of his 9 games, clubbed three home runs, driven in eight runs and is 12-for-32 (.375).
Owning Crustacean Nation
The Patriots are 8-4 against the Blue Crabs in 2012.
Need Run Support
The Patriots are 9-27 when they score three runs or fewer but are 29-14 when they score four runs or more.
The Patriots are just 4-8 on Sundays.
Starting Pitching Matchup
Righty Derell McCall toes the rubber for the Patriots while right hander Deinys Suarez takes the hill for the Blue Crabs.
2012 Season Statistics
Derell McCall: 3-4, 5.40 ERA, 15 appearances and 5 starts, 55.0 innings, 26 Ks, 12 BBs
Deinys Suarez: 3-4, 4.24 ERA, 14 appearances and 11 starts, 70.0 innings, 54 Ks, 31 BBs
Be sure to follow the Patriots on twitter @SOMPatriots for immediate updates. Listen the Patriots play-by-play voice Justin Antweil broadcast the game starting at 2:05pm on 1450 AM WCTC or www.wctcam.com.