August 2nd Game Notes; Patriots @ Skeeters

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Sugar Land, TX – Tonight the Somerset Patriots (9-11, 44-46) visit the Sugar Land Skeeters (11-9, 40-50) from Constellation Field at 8:05 p.m. eastern time. The Patriots were shutout 3-0 in the series opener on Monday night. On Tuesday they doubled up the Skeeters 4-2. Last night the Skeeters erased an early 3-0 deficit to win 5-4. Below is the audio clip of Yunesky Sanchez’s RBI single from last night despite the tough loss courtesy of WCTC.

Audio clip of Yunesky Sanchez’s RBI single in the third inning that gave Somerset a 2-0 lead.

For a comprehensive look at all the statistics, trends and matchups please download tonight’s August 2nd Game Notes.

Jon Kibler makes his first start of 2012 tonight

Jake Can Rake

Since Jake Fox signed with the Patriots on July 13th he has hit safely in 17 of his 20 games. He’s slugged five home runs and driven in 16 runs while hitting a scorching hot .360. He has seven multi-hit games thus far.

Everything Is Bigger In Texas

The Patriots are 12-5 against the Skeeters in 2012.

Adam Donachie’s Heating Up

Since July 4th Adam Donachie has hit safely in 12 of 16 games and his hitting .396.

Grind Mode

The Patriots are in the midst of playing 25 games in 24 days.

Starting Pitching Matchup

Lefty Jon Kibler toes the rubber for Somerset while fellow southpaw Kelvin Villa is on the hill for the Skeeters.

Jon Kibler: 0-0, 2.35 ERA, 4 appearances and 0 starts, 7.2 innings, 9 Ks, 2 BBs

Kelvin Villa: 1-3, 5.40 ERA, 18 appearances and 1 start, 25.0 innings, 14 Ks, 10 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 8:05pm on 1450 AM WCTC or www.wctcam.com.

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