York, PA – Tonight the Somerset Patriots (26-17, 72-41) visit the York Revolution (20-25, 56-59) for the first game of a three game midweek series featuring these Freedom Division foes. First pitch from Sovereign Bank Stadium will be at 6:30 p.m. Download today’s comprehensive game notes. Somerset is 8-6 against York thus far on the season.
Starting Pitching Matchup
Righty Erik Arnesen (11-2, 2.94 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while southpaw Chris Cody (12-6, 3.39 ERA) will take the hill for the Revs.
Tonight marks the first of a seven game road trip for the Patriots with stops in York and Long Island.
The Patriots have won 22 of their last 28 games, 10 of their last 12 and seven of their last eight games.
Pounding The Zone
The Somerset Patriots pitching staff has surrendered the fewest walks in the Atlantic League (260). Each of the other seven teams in the league has issued more than 300 free passes.
Getting Smitty With It
Corey Smith has started all 113 games this season.
The Patriots bullpen has thrown 47.2 innings in the month of August and only allowed five runs. That’s good for a microscopic 0.95 ERA.
The Patriots are 60-15 when they score four or more runs. The Patriots are 12-26 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 6:30 p.m. on 1450 AM WCTC or www.wctcam.com.