August 11th Game Notes; Patriots @ Blue Crabs

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Waldorf, MD – Today the Somerset Patriots (19-15, 65-39) visit the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs (12-23, 49-55) for the final game of a three game weekend series. First pitch is scheduled for 2:05 p.m. from Regency Furniture Stadium. Download today’s comprehensive game notes. Somerset won the series opener 3-1 in come from behind fashion. Somerset won a tight affair last night 2-1. The Patriots are 13-2 against the Blue Crabs this year and are 27-8 against Crustacean Nation since the start of the 2012 season.

The Patriots look for the sweep of the Blue Crabs this afternoon
The Patriots look for the sweep of the Blue Crabs this afternoon

Last night the Patriots won 2-1. The following are audio highlights courtesy of WCTC…

Audio clip of Jake Fox’s go ahead home run

Audio clip of Corey Smith’s solo blast

Audio clip of Jon Hunton notching the final out of the game

Starting Pitching Matchup

Righty Josh Lowey (10-6, 3.47 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while southpaw Wade Korpi (3-4, 4.93 ERA) will take the hill for the Blue Crabs.

Tale Of Two Squads

Somerset has won 15 of their last 19 games. Southern Maryland has lost eight straight contests.

Jake Can Rake

Jake Fox leads the Atlantic League in home runs with 25 and RBI with 82. On August 2nd, 3rd & 4th he registered three consecutive walk-off hits. He has hit safely in 16 of his last 18 contests.

Blazing Baisley

In Jeff Baisley’s first 26 games he was 15-for-93 (.161) with 13 RBI. In Jeff Baisley’s last 24 games he’s 27-for-87 (.310) with 16 RBI.

Bullpen Mafia

The Patriots bullpen has thrown 26.0 innings in the month of August and only allowed one run.

Amazing Aldridge

Cory Aldridge has hit safely in 23 of his last 25 ball games. He’s in the midst of an eight game hitting streak.

Fantastic Four

The Patriots are 53-15 when they score four or more runs. The Patriots are 12-24 when they score 3 or fewer runs.

Follow Us

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 2:05 p.m. on 1450 AM WCTC or www.wctcam.com.

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