May 18th Game Notes; Riversharks @ Patriots

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Bridgewater, NJ – Tonight the Somerset Patriots (19-8) host the Camden Riversharks (9-19) at TD Bank Ballpark in the second game of a three game weekend series. Download today’s comprehensive game notes. Last night the Patriots erased a 3-0 deficit to win by a touchdown 11-4. It was Somerset’s 11th come from behind victory on the season. Beginning at 4:00 p.m. the Patriots will host their first ever Ballpark Comic Con.

The Patriots look for their fourth win in a row tonight
The Patriots look for their fourth win in a row tonight

Starting Pitching Matchup

Righty David Harden (3-0, 4.90 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while southpaw Keith Weiser (1-3, 5.53 ERA) will take the hill for the Riversharks.

Freedom Division Update

The Sugar Land Skeeters (23-5) currently lead the Freedom Division by 3.5 games over the Patriots.

Getting Smitty With It

Corey Smith has a 13 game hitting streak. During the streak Smith is hitting .393 (22-for-56) with 17 RBI. He has at least one RBI in each of his last seven games.

Better Than Average

The Patriots have three players in the top 10 in the Atlantic League in batting average: Martinez-Esteve (2nd .361), Smith (T-6th .346), Montanez (10th .319)

Jake Can Rake

Jake Fox leads the Atlantic League with nine home runs.

Fantastic Four

The Patriots are 16-4 when they score four or more runs. The Patriots are 3-4 when they score 3 or fewer runs.

Patience Is A Virtue

The Patriots lead all Atlantic League teams with 112 walks drawn as an offense. Somerset has also issued the fewest walks as a pitching staff giving up only 63 free passes on the year.

Follow Us

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 7:05 p.m. on 1450 AM WCTC or www.wctcam.com.

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