Bridgeport, CT – Tonight the Somerset Patriots (27-16) travel to the Nutmeg State to play the Bridgeport Bluefish (16-28) in the final game of a four game wrap around weekend series. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. from Harbor Yard. Download today’s comprehensive game notes. Somerset has won two of the first three in this set.
Somerset blasted three home runs in yesterday afternoon’s convincing 8-3 victory. Here is the audio of the majestic shots courtesy of WCTC…
Audio clip of Luis Montanez’s home run
Audio clip of Corey Smith’s first home run
Audio clip of Corey Smith’s second home run
Starting Pitching Matchup
Righty Derell McCall (2-1, 4.90 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while fellow righty hurler DJ Mitchell (1-4, 4.50 ERA) takes the hill for the Fish.
Aharon Eggleston and Ty Wright are in the midst of eight game hitting streaks.
The Bluefish lead the all-time series 161-151. 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 22-3 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 3.21.
Somerset leads Long Island by 3.5 games in the first half Liberty Division race
Lucky Number Seven
The Patriots are 18-1 when they lead after seven innings
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.
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 1450 AM WCTC or www.wctcam.com.