Bridgewater, NJ – Tonight the Somerset Patriots (8-8, 43-43) host the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs (8-6, 38-46) from TD Bank Ballpark at 7:05 p.m. This will be the third game of the four game weekend series. The Patriots swept the doubleheader last night winning both games 6-5 with each game being dramatic and won in walk-off fashion. Below are audio clips of last night’s heroics courtesy of WCTC.
Game One Audio Highlights
Audio clip of Blue Crabs closer Jim Ed Warden making an error on a routine double play ball in the ninth inning as the Patriots crept closer making the score 5-3.
Audio clip of Casey Benjamin’s error that gave the Patriots their fourth run of the night and made the score 5-4 in the ninth inning.
Game Two Audio Highlights
Audio clip of Yunesky Sanchez’s two RBI double in the second inning that gave the Patriots a 2-0 lead.
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Patriots’ third baseman Jeff Nettles recorded his 1,000th career Atlantic League hit in game one of the doubleheader last night. His single in the home half of the sixth inning led to a standing ovation from his teammates, front office staff and diehard fans of Patriots Nation. Here is the audio clip of the milestone moment.
Jake Can Rake
Since Jake Fox signed with the Patriots on July 13th he has hit safely in 14 of his 16 games. He’s slugged five home runs and driven in 16 runs while hitting a scorching hot .383.
Owning Crustacean Nation
The Patriots are 11-4 against the Blue Crabs in 2012.
There will be a free fireworks show after the game for all fans to enjoy.
Starting Pitching Matchup Game One
Lefty Doug Arguello toes the rubber for Somerset while fellow southpaw Hunter Jones takes the hill for the Blue Crabs. Arguello has thrown eight quality starts in his last nine outings.
Doug Arguello: 5-4, 3.36 ERA, 17 appearances and 16 starts, 93.2 innings, 74 Ks, 45 BBs
Hunter Jones: 1-3, 5.13 ERA, 8 starts, 40.2 innings, 33 Ks, 21 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 7:05pm on 1450 AM WCTC or www.wctcam.com.