August 13th Game Notes; Revolution @ Patriots

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Bridgewater, NJ – Tonight the Somerset Patriots (15-16, 50-51) host the York Revolution (14-15, 50-49) from TD Bank Ballpark in a crucial three game midweek series. The Patriots currently trail the two time reigning Atlantic League Champion York Revolution by just one game in the wild card standings. The Patriots have won four in a row. Last night they edged the Blue Crabs 5-4. Below are the highlights of the run scoring plays from the thrilling victory courtesy of WCTC.

The Patriots begin a pivotal series with their Freedom Division foe York Revolution tonight at 7:05 p.m.

Audio clip of Corey Smith’s home run that gave the Patriots a 1-0 lead in the fourth inning.

Audio clip of Yusuf Carter’s two RBI double that gave the Patriots a 3-0 lead in the fourth inning.

Audio clip of Adam Donachie’s RBI double that gave the Patriots a 4-0 lead in the sixth inning.

Audio clip of Joe Holden’s first home run of the season that gave the Patriots a 5-2 lead in the seventh inning.

For a comprehensive look at all the statistics, trends and matchups please download tonight’s August 13th Game Notes.

Johnny Be Good

Outfielder Johnny Drennen is currently in the midst of a season-high nine game hitting streak. He seems to finally be healthy after suffering two concussions earlier this season.

Holden Heating Up

Outfielder Joe Holden has hit safely in 18 of his last 21 games.

Sanchez Sizzling

Shortstop Yunesky Sanchez hit just .212 in the first half of the season but in the second half he has turned his season around. Since the All-Star break he’s hitting .294 with two home runs and 13 RBI. He had 11 RBI the entire first half.

Starting Pitching Matchup

Lefty Jon Kibler toes the rubber for Somerset while fellow southpaw Chris Cody is on the hill for the Revolution.

Jon Kibler: 0-0, 3.78 ERA, 6 appearances and 2 starts, 16.2 innings, 16 Ks, 5 BBs

Chris Cody: 7-11, 4.76 ERA, 20 starts, 115.1 innings, 80 Ks, 23 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.

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