Bridgewater, NJ – Tonight the Somerset Patriots (14-13, 60-37) host the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs (12-17, 49-49) for the final game a three game weekend series. First pitch is scheduled for 5:05 p.m. from TD Bank Ballpark. Download today’s comprehensive game notes. Somerset has won the first two games in dramatic fashion as Jake Fox has delivered walk-off RBI singles in back to back days.
The Patriots notched their 22nd come from behind victory last night. The following are audio highlights of the 5-4 11 inning victory courtesy of WCTC…
Audio clip of Jonny Tucker’s RBI single making the score 2-1
Audio clip of Jorge Cortes’ RBI single making the score 4-2
Audio clip of Bobby Stevens’ RBI single making the score 4-3
Audio clip of Cory Aldridge’s RBI double making the score 4-4
Audio clip of Jake Fox’s walk-off RBI single in the 11th inning as Somerset won 5-4
Starting Pitching Matchup
Righty Erik Arnesen (9-2, 3.25 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while fellow righty hurler Ian Marshall (9-5, 3.81 ERA) will take the hill for the Blue Crabs.
Somerset has won 10 of its last 12 ball games. Somerset has tied a season-high for a winning streak has they have won five games in a row. They previously won five games in a row from April 25th to 30th and May 2nd to 6th.
Owning Crustacean Nation
The Patriots are 10-2 against the Blue Crabs thus far on the year and since the start of 2012 Somerset is 24-8 against Southern Maryland
In Jeff Baisley’s first 26 games he was 15-for-93 (.161) with 13 RBI. In Jeff Baisley’s last 17 games he’s 21-for-63 (.333) with 11 RBI.
Start Me Up
The Patriots starting pitchers the last 19 games: 127.2 innings, 107 hits, 41 earned runs (2.90 ERA). The starters have hurled 15 quality starts in that span.
Jake Can Rake
Jake Fox leads the Atlantic League in home runs with 22 and RBI with 78.
The Patriots are 51-14 when they score four or more runs. The Patriots are 9-23 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 5:05 p.m. on 1450 AM WCTC or www.wctcam.com.