Bridgewater, NJ – Tonight the Somerset Patriots (26-23, 76-43) host the York Revolution (27-21, 51-67) in the final game of a four game weekend series. First pitch is scheduled for 5:05 p.m. from TD Bank Ballpark. Download today’s comprehensive game notes. The Patriots are 9-4 against the Revolution this year. Somerset leads the all-time series 85-84 against York. Of the 21 regular season games remaining, these two squads face each other 8 times.
Starting Pitching Matchup
Righty Will Oliver (3-1, 2.76 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while fellow righty hurler Matt Neil (2-7, 4.94 ERA) will toss for York
Second Half Race
Long Island and Somerset are tied atop the Second Half Liberty Division Standings with exactly 21 games to go. Bridgeport remains 1.0 games back.
Three Days Rest
Will Oliver is toeing the rubber on three days rest because the Patriots are desperate for a starter since Lucas Irvine signed with the Arizona Diamondbacks organization
Somerset has committed nine errors in the past four games
Within the past 10 days the Patriots have played a 11 inning game, a 12 inning game a 13 inning game and a 14 inning game
On July 30th Adam Donachie was hitting .192. In the month of August the cerebral backstop is hitting .298. He is in the midst of a season-high eight game hitting streak.
Behind Eight Ball
The Patriots have allowed the opposition to score first in nine straight games
The Patriots boast the best record in the Atlantic League and have secured a postseason bid for the third consecutive season and for the 12th time in the franchise’s 18 years of existence. The Patriots are 1st Half Liberty Division Champions.
The Patriots have established an Atlantic League record for most wins in a single half with 50. The previous high was 48 done once by the 2005 Atlantic City Surf and once by the 2013 Sugar Land Skeeters.
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.