July 19th Game Notes; Barnstormers @ Patriots

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Bridgewater, NJ – Tonight the Somerset Patriots (4-9, 50-33) host the Lancaster Barnstormers (6-8, 42-41) for the second 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. There will be fireworks after the game.  Somerset won the series opener 2-0 thanks in large part to a great start by Josh Lowey.

Courtesy of Camden Riversharks
Courtesy of Camden Riversharks

Last night Jeff Baisley broke out of a slump by recording a key RBI single that proved to be the difference. This is how it sounded courtesy of WCTC.

Starting Pitching Matchup

Righty Brad Thompson (5-4, 3.95 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while fellow righty hurler Dwayne Pollok (9-3, 3.61 ERA) will take the hill for the Barnstormers.

All-Time Series Nuggets

Somerset leads the all-time series against Lancaster 92-73 as these squads have been rivals since 2005. But in the last three years under Butch Hobson Lancaster is 33-16 against Somerset.

Start Me Up

The Patriots starting pitchers the last five games: 37 innings, 18 hits, 7 earned runs (1.70 ERA)

Off The Mark

Somerset has plated just nine runs in their last six games combined

E-Mart Swag

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.

Fantastic Four

The Patriots are 42-11 when they score four or more runs. The Patriots are 8-22 when they score 3 or fewer runs.

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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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