York, PA – Tonight the Somerset Patriots (28-17, 74-41) visit the York Revolution (20-27, 56-61) for the final 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. The Patriots go for the sweep while the Revolution look to salvage the series. Somerset is 10-6 against York thus far on the season and have won seven straight against the Revs.
Starting Pitching Matchup
Righty Josh Lowey (11-7, 3.23 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while fellow righty hurler Pedro Liriano (5-3, 4.94 ERA) will take the hill for the Revs.
The Patriots have won 24 of their last 30 games, 12 of their last 14 and nine of their last 10 games. Somerset is at their high-water mark of being 33 games above .500 and has won four consecutive series.
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 (267). Each of the other seven teams in the league has issued more than 300 free passes.
The Patriots have scored the most runs in the Atlantic Leage (614) while the Revolution have scored the second most runs in the Atlantic League (600).
The Patriots bullpen has thrown 54.2 innings in the month of August and only allowed eight runs. That’s good for a microscopic 1.33 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.