York, PA – Tonight the Somerset Patriots (20-8) travel to the Keystone State to take on the York Revolution (10-18) in the third game of a four game wrap around Memorial Day Weekend series. The Patriots are 5-0 this year against the Revs. First pitch is scheduled for 5:00 p.m. from Santander Stadium. Download today’s comprehensive game notes. The Patriots boast the best record in the Atlantic League and are 12-2 in their last 14 contests. They currently have a 4.5 game lead over Long Island in the first half Liberty Division race. Meanwhile York has lost a franchise record 10 straight home games. Their last win in York came on April 29th.
Starting Pitching Matchup
Lefty Matt Zielinski (1-0, 1.52 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while righty hurler Shawn Hill (1-2, 3.75 ERA) will toss for York.
Teeth Of Order Production
Mat Gamel and Robert Andino each have five RBI in the series. Both Thomas Neal and Chris Marrero are 5-for-8 in the set thus far.
Eggs Sunny Side Up
Aharon Eggleston used to play for the Revs in 2009. He is in the midst of a six game hitting streak and Somerset is 11-0 when he bats in the 2-hole
Chris Marrero is in the midst of a 12 game hitting streak. He leads the squad in homers (5) and RBI (17).
This Is Our State
The Patriots are 8-0 against teams that hail from the state of Pennsylvania
The Patriots are 12-2 this year when they score four runs or more
Setting The Tone
The Patriots are 15-2 this year when they score first
The Patriots are 11-1 when the smack a home run
They are 12-4 in games decided by two runs or less
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