Bridgewater, NJ – Happy Memorial Day! Today the Somerset Patriots (19-10) host the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs (11-18) from TD Bank Ballpark. First pitch is scheduled for 1:05 p.m. Download today’s comprehensive game notes. This is the final game of a four game wrap around weekend series. Somerset has won two of the first three contests as each game as been decided by exactly one run.
Starting Pitching Matchup
Righty Gary Moran (0-2, 8.44 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while fellow righty hurler Gaby Hernandez (0-1, 6.00 ERA) will take the hill for the Crabs.
Spinning In Opposite Directions
The Blue Crabs have lost 11 of their last 13 while Somerset has won seven of its last nine.
In Robbie Widlansky’s first 16 games he only had four RBI. In Robbie Widlansky’s last seven games he has eight RBI. He’s in the midst of a season-best seven game hitting streak.
The Patriots are 14-2 when they score four runs or more but only 5-8 when they score three runs or fewer.
Best Of The Best
Somerset owns the best record in the Atlantic League amongst the eight squads.
Somerset’s pitching staff owns the best ERA in the Atlantic League at 2.93.
Somerset leads Long Island by 2.5 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 1:05 p.m. on 1450 AM WCTC or www.wctcam.com.