July 14th Game Notes; Patriots @ Skeeters

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Sugar Land, TX – Tonight the Somerset Patriots (2-6, 48-30) visit the Sugar Land Skeeters (7-1, 54-24) for the third game of a lengthy six game series featuring these Freedom Division foes. Download today’s comprehensive game notes. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. eastern time at Constellation Field. The Skeeters have won the first two contests.

Photo Credit: Molly Hughes of Sugar Land Skeeters
Photo Credit: Molly Hughes of Sugar Land Skeeters

Starting Pitching Matchup

Righty Brad Thompson (5-3, 4.00 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while fellow righty hurler Greg Aquino (3-0, 3.40 ERA) will take the hill for the Skeeters.

Getting Smitty With It

All-Star game MVP Corey Smith has hit safely in 12 of his last 13 games. He is 6-for-7 with two walks in the series thus far.

Happy Birthday

All-Star first baseman Eddy Martinez-Esteve turns 30 years old today. E-Mart has the second best batting average in the Atlantic League (.337).

Jake Can Rake

Jake Fox leads the Atlantic League in home runs with 21 and RBI with 66.

Offensive Juggernaut

The Patriots are second in the Atlantic League with 76 home runs hit as a squad. Somerset has also scored the most runs (436) in the Atlantic League while boasting the team batting average (.285) and drawing the most walks (279).

Fantastic Four

The Patriots are 41-11 when they score four or more runs. The Patriots are 7-19 when they score 3 or fewer runs.

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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