York, PA – Happy Memorial Day! Tonight the Somerset Patriots (21-8) travel to the Keystone State to take on the York Revolution (10-19) in the fourth game of a four game wrap around Memorial Day Weekend series. The Patriots are 6-0 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 13-2 in their last 15 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 11 straight home games and six in a row overall. Their last win in York came on April 29th.
Starting Pitching Matchup
Righty Lucas Irvine (1-3, 1.35 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while fellow righty hurler Anthony Lerew (2-1, 4.06 ERA) will toss for York.
In their last two games Somerset has scored a total of 26 runs on 32 hits
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
In his first 11 games Mat Gamel had two RBI…in his last two games Mat Gamel has eight RBI
Chris Marrero is in the midst of a 13 game hitting streak. He is hitting .446 over that span with 4 HRs and 12 RBI and 7 doubles.
This Is Our State
The Patriots are 9-0 against teams that hail from the state of Pennsylvania
The Patriots are 13-2 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 12-1 when the smack a home run
They are 12-4 in games decided by two runs or less
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.