June 8th Game Notes; Patriots @ Bluefish

Bridgeport, CT – Today the Somerset Patriots (26-16) travel to the Nutmeg State to play the Bridgeport Bluefish (16-27) in the third game of a four game wrap around weekend series. First pitch is scheduled for 1:05 p.m. from Harbor Yard. Download today’s comprehensive game notes. These two squads have split the first two games of the four game set.

Game time 1:05pm

Game time 1:05pm

Last night Ty Wright smacked the go ahead home run in the sixth inning to give Somerset the lead they’d never relinquish. Here is the audio clip of the blast courtesy of WCTC.

Starting Pitching Matchup

Lefty Matt Zielinski (3-2, 2.87 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while righty hurler Tomo Ohka (2-3, 5.25 ERA) takes the hill for the Fish.

Stars Streaking

Jonny Tucker is the in the midst of an eight game hitting streak while Ty Wright, Aharon Eggleston and Eddy Martinez-Esteve are all carrying seven game hitting streaks.

All-Time Series

The Bluefish lead the all-time series 161-150. These two squads have been squaring off since the league’s inception in 1998.

Opposites Attract

The Patriots boast the best record in the Atlantic League while the Bluefish boast the worst record in the Atlantic League

Fantastic Four

The Patriots are 21-3 when they score four runs or more but only 5-13 when they score three runs or fewer.

Pitch Perfect

Somerset’s pitching staff owns the best ERA in the Atlantic League at 3.22.

Playoff Push

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

Lucky Number Seven

The Patriots are 17-1 when they lead after seven innings

SPN.TV

The fifth episode of the Brett Jodie Show 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.

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 1:05 p.m. on 1450 AM WCTC or www.wctcam.com.

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