Camden, NJ – Tonight the Somerset Patriots (15-8) are commuting to South Jersey to battle the Camden Riversharks (7-17) from Campbell’s Field. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. Download today’s comprehensive game notes. This is the second game of a four game midweek series featuring these Garden State foes. Somerset won the opener as the Patriots notched their eighth come from behind win of the season. Somerset leads the 2014 Turnpike Series 5-2.
Here are radio highlights from last night’s 5-2 victory…
Audio clip of Corey Smith’s go ahead RBI double in the sixth inning
Audio clip of Somerset’s strike ’em out, throw ’em out double play
Starting Pitching Matchup
Lefty Matt Maloney (2-1, 2.86 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while righty hurler Pedro Liriano (0-0, 13.50 ERA) will take the hill for the Sharks.
Start Me Up
The last 11 games the Somerset starters have totaled 68 innings and only allowed 14 runs. That’s good for a microscopic 1.85 ERA. Great work from Derell McCall, Matt Maloney, Zach Kroenke, Matt Zielinski, Matt Langwell and Erik Arnesen.
M & M Boys
Luis Montanez has hit safely in 10 of his last 12 games and Eddy Martinez-Esteve has hit safely in six straight contests.
Shark Attack Time
Camden has won three consecutive series. They started the year an abysmal 0-9.
The Patriots are 13-1 when they score four runs or more but only 2-7 when they score three runs or fewer.
Somerset’s pitching staff owns the best ERA in the Atlantic League at 3.05.
Somerset leads Long Island by 3.5 games in the first half Liberty Division race
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.