Bridgeport, CT – Tonight the Somerset Patriots (25-16) travel to the Nutmeg State to play the Bridgeport Bluefish (16-26) in the second game of a four game wrap around weekend series. First pitch is scheduled for 6:05 p.m. from Harbor Yard. Download today’s comprehensive game notes. Bridgeport won the series opener last night 5-1.
Starting Pitching Matchup
Righty Erik Arnesen (4-2, 3.53 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while the Bluefish have yet to name a starter.
Jonny Tucker is the in the midst of a seven game hitting streak while Ty Wright, Aharon Eggleston and Eddy Martinez-Esteve are all carrying six game hitting streaks.
The Bluefish lead the all-time series 161-149. These two squads have been squaring off since the league’s inception in 1998.
The Patriots boast the best record in the Atlantic League while the Bluefish boast the worst record in the Atlantic League
The Patriots are 20-3 when they score four runs or more but only 5-13 when they score three runs or fewer.
Somerset’s pitching staff owns the best ERA in the Atlantic League at 3.18.
Somerset leads Long Island by 2.0 games in the first half Liberty Division race
Getting To Know Cory Harrilchak is new to SPN.TV this week. The next live stream game is Friday, June 13th when Somerset host Long Island from TD Bank Ballpark.
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 6:05 p.m. on 1450 AM WCTC or www.wctcam.com.