Bridgewater, NJ – Tonight the Somerset Patriots (45-23) host the Bridgeport Bluefish (22-47) for the final game of a three game weekend series featuring these flagship franchises. Somerset looks for the sweep while Bridgeport looks to salvage the finale. First pitch is scheduled for 5:05 p.m. from TD Bank Ballpark. Download today’s comprehensive game notes. Somerset is 9-1 against Bridgeport in 2014.
Last night Somerset smacked three home runs in its convincing 7-1 victory. The following are the audio highlights courtesy of WCTC…
Audio clip of Luis Montanez’s solo homer
Audio clip of Adam Donachie’s three-run homer
Audio clip of Corey Smith’s solo homer
Starting Pitching Matchup
Righty Erik Arnesen (7-4, 4.35 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while fellow righty hurler Tomo Ohka (3-6, 4.99 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. Tickets go on sale July 9th.
Somerset is 4-0 in the month of July
Somerset has a new high-water mark of the season being at 22 games above .500
The Patriots are 40-4 when they score four runs or more but only 5-19 when they score three runs or fewer.
Lucky Number Seven
The Patriots are 31-1 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. The next live stream game is Friday, July 11th when Somerset host Sugar Land 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 5:05 p.m. eastern on 1450 AM WCTC or www.wctcam.com.