Sugar Land, TX – Tonight the Somerset Patriots (29-24, 79-44) battle the Sugar Land Skeeters (23-30, 59-64) for the fourth game of a lengthy seven game series in the Lone Star State. First pitch is scheduled for 8:05 p.m. eastern time from Constellation Field. Download today’s comprehensive game notes. The Patriots are 13-5 against the Skeeters this year.
Starting Pitching Matchup
Righty Will Oliver (4-1, 2.61 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while fellow righty hurler Sean Gallagher (4-9, 3.43 ERA) will toss for Sugar Land
Second Half Race
Somerset leads the Second Half Liberty Division race by 1.0 game over Long Island and 2.0 games over Bridgeport
The Patriots have played 20 extra inning games this year
The Patriots are 4-1 in their last five games
Behind Eight Ball
The Patriots have allowed the opposition to score first in 10 of last 13 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 8:05 p.m. eastern on 1450 AM WCTC or www.wctcam.com.