Bridgewater, NJ – Tonight the Somerset Patriots (3-9, 49-33) host the Lancaster Barnstormers (6-7, 42-40) for the first game of a four game weekend series featuring these Freedom Division foes. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. at TD Bank Ballpark. Download today’s comprehensive game notes. The Barnstormers and Patriots are 5-5 against each other in 2013.
Starting Pitching Matchup
Righty Josh Lowey (7-5, 4.26 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while southpaw Lenny DiNardo (4-5, 5.03 ERA) will take the hill for the Barnstormers.
Home Sweet Home
Tonight marks the first game of an eight game homestand for Somerset.
Start Me Up
The Patriots starting pitchers the last four games: 30 innings, 15 hits, 7 earned runs (2.10 ERA)
Off The Mark
Somerset has plated just seven runs in their last five games combined
All-Star Eddy Martinez-Esteve leads the Atlantic League in batting average (.344).
Jake Can Rake
Jake Fox leads the Atlantic League in home runs with 21 and RBI with 66.
The Patriots are 42-11 when they score four or more runs. The Patriots are 7-22 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 game starting at 7:05 p.m. on 1450 AM WCTC or www.wctcam.com.