Bridgewater, NJ – Tonight the Somerset Patriots (11-5) host the Camden Riversharks (3-14) from TD Bank Ballpark. First pitch of the Turn Pike Series is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. Download today’s comprehensive game notes. Somerset swept Camden two weeks ago. This is the first game of a six game homestand for the Patriots after they spent the last 10 games on the road.
Starting Pitching Matchup
Righty Erik Arnesen (1-0, 4.26 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while southpaw Jay Voss (0-2, 3.64 ERA) will take the hill for the Sharks.
Somerset has won a season best five games in a row and is at their high water mark of six games above .500.
Start Me Up
The last four games the Somerset starters have totaled 26 innings and only allowed one run.
The Patriots are 9-1 when they score four runs or more but only 2-4 when they score three runs or fewer.
Luis Montanez has a five game hitting streak and over that span has four multi-hit performances.
Somerset leads Bridgeport by 2.0 games in the first half Liberty Division race
Bobby Stevens and Jorge Cortes were part of Somerset’s 2013 squad in which the Patriots set a franchise record for wins in a season with 90. This year the two players are on the Riversharks.
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.