June 1st Game Notes; Patriots @ Ducks

Central Islip, NY – Today the Somerset Patriots (22-13) travel to The Pond to battle the Long Island Ducks (18-15) from Bethpage Ballpark. First pitch is scheduled for 1:35 p.m. Download today’s comprehensive game notes. This is the rubber match. The Ducks won the series opener in walk-off fashion while the Patriots bounced back last night notching their fifth shutout of the season.

Rubber match is today at 1:35pm

Rubber match is today at 1:35pm

Here is audio from yesterday’s convincing 8-0 victory courtesy of WCTC…

Audio clip of Ty Wright’s RBI sac fly

Audio clip of Nate Spears’ RBI single

Audio clip of Robbie Widlansky’s RBI double

Audio clip of Eddy Martinez-Esteve’s two RBI single

Starting Pitching Matchup

Righty Matt Langwell (2-3, 4.17 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while fellow righty hurler Jared Lansford (1-1, 4.00 ERA) will take the hill for the Ducks.

All-Time Series

Somerset leads the all-time series 137-133 including playoffs. Somerset is 3-2 against Long Island in 2014. These two teams have been meeting since 2000.

Fantastic Four

The Patriots are 17-3 when they score four runs or more but only 5-10 when they score three runs or fewer.

Defense Wins Championships

Somerset has committed the fewest errors (24) in the Atlantic League

Pitch Perfect

Somerset’s pitching staff owns the best ERA in the Atlantic League at 3.05.

Getting Smitty With It

Corey Smith has the ninth best batting average (.316) in the Atlantic League

Playoff Push

Somerset leads Long Island by 3.0 games in the first half Liberty Division race

SPN.TV

New episodes on SPN.TV this week include the Brett Jodie Show and the Reporter Round Table. The next live stream game is Wednesday, June 4th then Thursday, June 5th when Somerset host York from TD Bank Ballpark.

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 1:35 p.m. on 1450 AM WCTC or www.wctcam.com.

 

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