August 20th Game Notes; Patriots @ Revolution

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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.

Somerset has won the last six meetings against York
Somerset has won the last six meetings against York

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.

Winning Ways

The Patriots have won 23 of their last 29 games, 11 of their last 13 and eight of their last nine games.

Constantly Consistent

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.

Bullpen Mafia

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.

Fantastic Four

The Patriots are 61-15 when they score four or more runs. The Patriots are 12-26 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 6:30 p.m. on 1450 AM WCTC or www.wctcam.com.

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