Lancaster, PA – Tonight the Somerset Patriots (10-11, 45-46) visit the Lancaster Barnstormers (11-9, 56-34) from Clipper Magazine Stadium at 7:00 p.m. in the first game of this three game weekend series featuring these Freedom Division foes. Last night the Patriots notched their 18th come from behind victory of the 2012 campaign. Below are audio highlights of last night’s thrilling 10-6 victory over the Skeeters courtesy of WCTC.
Audio clip of Jake Fox’s second home run of the game which occurred in the ninth inning. Fox finished 4-for-5 with four RBI and was a single shy of the cycle.
For a comprehensive look at all the statistics, trends and matchups please download tonight’s August 3rd Game Notes.
Jake Can Rake
Since Jake Fox signed with the Patriots on July 13th he has hit safely in 18 of his 21 games. He’s slugged seven home runs and driven in 20 runs while hitting a scorching hot .388. He has eight multi-hit games thus far.
Champs For A Reason
The Lancaster Barnstormers are 7-3 against the Patriots this season. They won the Freedom Division first half title so they are guaranteed to go to the playoffs.
Adam Donachie’s Heating Up
Since July 4th Adam Donachie has hit safely in 12 of 16 games and his hitting .396.
Good Pitching This Weekend
The Barnstormers and Patriots are first and second in team ERA respectively in the Atlantic League. Lancaster’s team ERA is 3.57 while Somerset’s team ERA is 3.71.
The Patriots are in the midst of playing 25 games in 24 days.
Starting Pitching Matchup
Righty Sean Green toes the rubber for Somerset while fellow righty hurler J.D. Durbin is on the hill for the Barnstormers.
Sean Green: 3-2, 3.31 ERA, 6 appearances and 5 starts, 32.2 innings, 28 Ks, 7 BBs
J.D. Durbin: 6-8, 4.77 ERA, 18 starts, 113.1 innings, 70 Ks, 41 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 7:00pm on 1450 AM WCTC or www.wctcam.com.