Waldorf, MD – Tonight the Somerset Patriots (31-19) travel to battle the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs (20-31) for the first game of a four game set from Regency Furniture Stadium. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. Download today’s comprehensive game notes. This is Somerset’s first tip to Southern Maryland this season. The Patriots are 3-1 against the Crabs.
Starting Pitching Matchup
Righty Gary Moran (2-3, 5.00 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while fellow righty hurler Daryl Thompson (1-1, 4.10 ERA) takes the hill for the Crabs.
Somerset leads Long Island by 3.5 games in the first half Liberty Division race. Somerset went 6-4 against Long Island in the first half so if these two squads finished tied after 70 games then Somerset would hold the tie breaker because the Patriots one the first half head-to-head series.
Ty Wright is in the midst of a 13 game hitting streak
The Patriots are 26-3 when they score four runs or more but only 5-16 when they score three runs or fewer.
Patience Is A Virtue
The Patriots have drawn the most walks as an offense (171)
Adam Donachie has six RBI in his last two games
Lucky Number Seven
The Patriots are 21- 1 when they lead after seven innings
New to our media network this week is the Sparky Lyle Tribute Video as his No. 28 was retired. The next live stream game is Saturday, June 21st when Somerset host Bridgeport 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 games starting at 7:05 p.m. on 1450 AM WCTC or www.wctcam.com.