August 28th Game Notes; Revolution @ Patriots

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Bridgewater, NJ – Tonight the Somerset Patriots (33-18, 79-42) visit the York Revolution (21-31, 57-65) for the second game of a three game midweek series featuring these Freedom Division foes. First pitch from TD Bank Ballpark will be at 7:05 p.m. Download today’s comprehensive game notes. The Patriots are 12-6 against the Revolution including having won nine straight contests against the men from York.

Somerset has won nine straight games against York dating back to June
Somerset has won nine straight games against York dating back to June

Somerset notched their 10th walk-off win of the season last night. Here is the audio clip of Jorge Cortes’ walk-off RBI single as the Patriots beat the Revs 4-3 in 11 innings.

Starting Pitching Matchup

Righty Derell McCall (6-0, 3.85 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while fellow righty hurler Corey Thurman (4-11, 6.12 ERA) will take the hill for the Revs.

Magic Number

The Patriots magic number to clinch the postseason is 9 (any combination of Sugar Land wins and/or Lancaster losses). The Patriots look to make the playoffs for the first time since 2010.

Opposites Attract

The Patriots have won seven of their last eight. The Revolution have lost nine of their last ten.

Winning Ways

The Patriots have won 29 of their last 36 games, 17 of their last 20 and 14 of their last 16 games. Somerset has won five consecutive series. Tie high-water mark of being 37 games above .500.

Playoff Push

The Patriots lead the Barnstormers by 15.5 games in the wild card. The Patriots trail the Skeeters by 3.5 games in the second half Freedom Division race.

Eggs Sunny Side Up

All-Star Aharon Eggleston is in the midst of a nine game hitting streak and has hit safely in 14 of his last 15 games.

Constantly Consistent

The Somerset Patriots have not lost back-to-back games since July 19th & July 21st

Offensive Fire Power

The Patriots have scored the most runs in the Atlantic League (651)

Bullpen Mafia

The Patriots bullpen has thrown 77.1 innings in the month of August and only allowed 12 runs. That’s good for a microscopic 1.40 ERA.

Fantastic Four

The Patriots are 66-15 when they score four or more runs. The Patriots are 13-27 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 7:05 p.m. on 1450 AM WCTC or www.wctcam.com.

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