August 31st Game Notes; Patriots @ Revolution

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York, PA – Tonight the Somerset Patriots (28-22, 75-45) travel to the Keystone state to battle the York Revolution (28-22, 69-51) for the third game of a four game wrap around weekend series featuring these two postseason bound squads. First pitch is scheduled for 5:00 p.m. from Santander Stadium. Download today’s comprehensive game notes. Somerset is 5-10 against York this year and just 2-6 in York against the Revs.

First pitch scheduled for 5:00pm
First pitch scheduled for 5:00pm

Starting Pitching Matchup

Lefty Matt Maloney (8-7, 3.29 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while righty hurler Scott Gorgen (2-2, 4.65 ERA) takes the hill for the Revs.

Atlantic League Room Service

Somerset is in the midst of a nonstop eight game road trip

Pitching Problems

The Patriots have surrendered at least 10 hits in eight straight games to their opposition

Streaking

Ty Wright and Luis Montanez are each in the midst of eight game hitting streaks.

Cory Crushing

Cory Harrilchak had three home runs in his first 71 games. In his last three games he has two home runs.

Best Regular Season In Franchise History On Horizon…

If the Patriots go 16-4 in their final 20 games they’d amass 91 wins which would be a franchise record for most wins in a single season

Cardiac Pats

The Patriots have 36 come from behind wins, 18 wins in their final at bat and seven walk-off wins this year

Big Jon

Closer Jon Hunton leads the Atlantic League with 42 saves. That’s 14 more than anyone else in the league. Hunton has already set the Atlantic League single season saves record as he broke Mike Guilfoyle’s record of 40 done in 2003 with Bridgeport.

Postseason Bound

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 are on sale by calling 908-252-0700.

Replicating Success

The Patriots are trying to repeat as half division title winners. They currently lead the 2nd Half Liberty Division standings by 4.0 games over Long Island.

Fantastic Four

The Patriots are 62-11 when they score four runs or more but only 13-34 when they score three runs or fewer.

Walk This Way

As an offense Somerset has drawn the most walks in the Atlantic League (408)

Lucky Number Seven

The Patriots are 50-3 when they lead after seven innings

SPN.TV

New to our media network this week is an episode of Kids Corner. The next live stream broadcast will be Friday, September 5th at TD Bank Ballpark against the York Revolution.

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 5:00 p.m. eastern on 1450 AM WCTC or www.wctcam.com.

 

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