Bridgewater, NJ – Tonight the Somerset Patriots (34-17) host the Bridgeport Bluefish (17-35) for a doubleheader at TD Bank Ballpark. First pitch is scheduled for 5:05 p.m. as each game will be seven innings with a 30 minute break in between contest. Download today’s comprehensive game notes. Somerset is 7-0 against Bridgeport in 2013.
The Patriots won the series opener last night 7-2. The following are the audio highlights courtesy of WCTC…
Audio clip of Bobby Stevens’ RBI double in the 2nd inning
Audio clip of James Skelton’s two RBI double in the 2nd inning
Audio clip of Aharon Eggleston’s RBI single in the 2nd inning
Audio clip of Jake Fox’s RBI single in the 2nd inning
Audio clip of Corey Smith’s RBI single in the 2nd inning
Starting Pitching Matchup Game One
Righty Josh Lowey (5-3, 4.22 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while southpaw Miguel Martinez (1-1, 3.00 ERA) will take the hill for the Bluefish.
Starting Pitching Matchup Game Two
Righty Erik Arnesen (2-1, 4.10 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while the Bluefish starter is to be determined according to their skipper Willie Upshaw.
Freedom Division Update
The Sugar Land Skeeters (36-17) currently lead the Somerset Patriots (34-17) by 1.0 game in the first half Freedom Division race. Somerset has played two fewer games than Sugar Land.
Jake Can Rake
Jake Fox leads the Atlantic League in home runs with 16 and RBI with 45.
Eddy Martinez-Esteve leads the Atlantic League in batting average hitting at a tremendous .360 clip. He has a comfortable 20 point lead over the next best hitter in the league which is Andres Perez of York. He has reached base safely in 27 of his last 30 contests.
The Patriots are 29-7 when they score four or more runs. The Patriots are 5-10 when they score 3 or fewer runs.
Be sure to follow the Patriots on twitter @SOMPatriots for immediate updates. Listen the Patriots play-by-play voice Justin Antweil broadcast the games starting at 5:05 p.m. on 1450 AM WCTC or www.wctcam.com.