Bridgewater, NJ – Today the Somerset Patriots (5-11, 51-35) host the York Revolution (7-10, 43-44) for a day-night doubleheader at TD Bank Ballpark. Download today’s comprehensive game notes. Game one will be seven innings and begins at 11:05 a.m. while game two will be nine innings and begins at 7:05 p.m. Somerset won the series opener last night 9-5 despite two different rain delays totaling two hours and sixteen minutes.
Last night the Patriots won 9-5 and here are a few audio highlights courtesy of WCTC…
Audio clip of Jake Fox’s two RBI double that made score 2-0 in the first inning
Audio clip of Jorge Cortes’ RBI double that made score 5-0 in the third inning
Audio clip of Cory Aldridge’s three run homer in the seventh that provided insurance
Starting Pitching Matchup Game One
Righty Derell McCall (3-0, 2.72 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while fellow righty hurler Nick Green (3-4, 4.94 ERA) will take the hill for the Revs.
Starting Pitching Matchup Game Two
Righty Erik Arnesen (7-2, 3.62 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while southpaw Rick Zagone (2-2, 4.75 ERA) will take the hill for the Revs.
All-Time Series Nuggets
The Revs and Pats have been playing each other since 2007. The Revs lead the all-time series 68-59. These two squads are the only two teams to have ever won back to back Atlantic League Championships.
Start Me Up
The Patriots starting pitchers the last eight games: 53 innings, 33 hits, 12 earned runs (2.04 ERA). The starters have hurled seven quality starts in that span.
Somerset has only hit five homers in their 16 second half ball games.
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 68.
The Patriots are 43-12 when they score four or more runs. The Patriots are 8-23 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 11:00 a.m. on 1450 AM WCTC or www.wctcam.com.