Camden, NJ – Tonight the Somerset Patriots (9-13, 55-37) visit the Camden Riversharks (9-14, 33-60) for the final game of a four game weekend series featuring these Garden State foes. First pitch is scheduled at 5:35 p.m. from Campbell’s Field. Download today’s comprehensive game notes. Somerset is 9-7 against Camden thus far on the year. Camden has won two of the first three meetings this weekend.
Last night the Patriots slugged a season-high four home runs and this is how they all sounded courtesy of WCTC…
Audio clip of Jake Fox’s homer
Audio clip of Jorge Cortes’ homer
Audio clip of James Skelton’s homer
Audio clip of Cory Aldridge’s homer
Starting Pitching Matchup
Righty Erik Arnesen (8-2, 3.45 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while southpaw Ryan Kulik (1-6, 7.14 ERA) will take the hill for the Sharks.
Last night the Somerset Patriots squandered a seven run lead which ties the largest lead blown in a loss in Somerset history. Here are all six times a seven run lead has been relinquished in franchise history…
July 27th, 2013 @ Camden
July 14th, 2009 @ Newark
May 25th, 2008 @ Newark
April 30th, 2008 @ Camden
July 10th, 2004 @ Newark
May 7th, 2002 @ Atlantic City
Cory Country Strong
Cory Aldridge has smacked four homers over his last seven ball games.
Start Me Up
The Patriots starting pitchers the last 14 games: 94.0 innings, 75 hits, 32 earned runs (3.06 ERA). The starters have hurled 11 quality starts in that span.
All-Star Eddy Martinez-Esteve leads the Atlantic League in batting average (.344).
Jake Can Rake
Jake Fox leads the Atlantic League in RBI with 72 and is tied for first in home runs with 22.
The Patriots are 47-14 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 game starting at 5:35 p.m. on 1450 AM WCTC or www.wctcam.com.