Bridgewater, NJ – Tonight the Somerset Patriots (44-23) host the Bridgeport Bluefish (22-46) for the second game of a three game weekend series featuring these flagship franchises. Somerset won the series opener last night 7-5. This is the final series of the first half. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. from TD Bank Ballpark. Download today’s comprehensive game notes. There will be a postgame fireworks show afterwards. Somerset is 8-1 against Bridgeport in 2014.
Tonight’s contest will be streamed live via SPN.TV. Somerset is 9-1 when SPN.TV televises the game.
Starting Pitching Matchup
Righty Matt Langwell (3-6, 3.87 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while southpaw Matt Iannazzo (2-2, 2.47 ERA) takes the hill for the Fish.
The Somerset Patriots are the 2014 1st Half Liberty Division Champions! This is their 13th Half Title in franchise history as the Patriots are going to the playoffs for some serious September baseball! The Patriots have elected to take the back three games of the first round series at home so they will open up the postseason on the road.
Somerset has a new high-water mark of the season being at 21 games above .500
The Patriots are 39-4 when they score four runs or more but only 5-19 when they score three runs or fewer.
Lucky Number Seven
The Patriots are 30-1 when they lead after seven innings
New to our media network this week Behind The Scenes with the Ticket Office. Also the 2014 Interns unveiled their new show.
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. eastern on 1450 AM WCTC or www.wctcam.com.