Bridgewater, NJ – Tonight the Somerset Patriots (17-10) host the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs (11-16) from TD Bank Ballpark. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. Download today’s comprehensive game notes. This is the second game of a four game wrap around weekend series. The Crabs snapped their four game losing streak last night by edging the Patriots 3-2. Tonight’s game will be streamed live via SPN.TV. There will be fireworks after the game for fans to enjoy.
Starting Pitching Matchup
Lefty Matt Zielinksi (3-0, 1.68 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while righty hurler Brian Baker (0-3, 3.27 ERA) will take the hill for the Crabs.
In Robbie Widlansky’s first 16 games he only had four RBI. In Robbie Widlansky’s last five games he has seven RBI.
The Patriots are 14-2 when they score four runs or more but only 3-8 when they score three runs or fewer.
Luis Montanez has hit safely in 13 of his last 16 games. He leads the team in home runs (5) and tied for team lead in RBI (16).
Somerset’s pitching staff owns the best ERA in the Atlantic League at 3.13.
Somerset leads Long Island by 1.5 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 SPN.TV, 1450 AM WCTC or www.wctcam.com.