York, PA – Tonight the Somerset Patriots (27-17, 73-41) visit the York Revolution (20-26, 56-60) for the second 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 9-6 against York thus far on the season.
The Patriots won the series opener 4-3 as they notched their 29th come from behind victory of the season. The following are audio highlights courtesy of WCTC…
Audio clip of Jeff Baisley’s go ahead two run home run
Audio clip of Jeff Baisley’s RBI double
Audio clip of Jim Hoey working out of a bases loaded jam in the seventh inning
Starting Pitching Matchup
Lefty Roy Merritt (1-2, 2.80 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while righty hurler Beau Vaughn (1-0, 4.15 ERA) will take the hill for the Revs.
The Patriots have won 23 of their last 29 games, 11 of their last 13 and eight of their last nine games.
The Somerset Patriots have not lost back-to-back games since July 19th & July 21st
Pounding The Zone
The Somerset Patriots pitching staff has surrendered the fewest walks in the Atlantic League (264). 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 114 games this season.
The Patriots bullpen has thrown 50.2 innings in the month of August and only allowed six runs. That’s good for a microscopic 1.08 ERA.
The Patriots are 61-15 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.