September 5th Game Notes; Patriots @ Skeeters

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Sugar Land, TX – Tonight the Somerset Patriots (30-24, 80-44) battle the Sugar Land Skeeters (23-31, 59-65) for the fifth game of a lengthy seven game series in the Lone Star State. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. eastern time from Constellation Field. Download today’s comprehensive game notes. The Patriots are 14-5 against the Skeeters this year.

First pitch scheduled for 7:05 p.m.
First pitch scheduled for 7:05 p.m.

Starting Pitching Matchup

Righty Mickey Storey (9-3, 2.94 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while southpaw Miguel Martinez (0-0, 0.00 ERA) will toss for Sugar Land

Second Half Race

Somerset leads the Second Half Liberty Division race by 2.0 games over Long Island and 3.0 games over Bridgeport

Exhausted

The Patriots have played 21 extra inning games this year and are 12-9 in those contests. The Patriots have played back-to-back 11 inning games

Winning Ways

The Patriots are 5-1 in their last six games

Swat The Skeeters

Of David Vidal’s 9 HRs, 4 have occurred against Sugar Land

Fear The Spear

Nate Spears is 10-for-16 with 4 RBI and 5 runs scored in his last four games

Postseason Bound

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.

History Happened

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

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 7:05 p.m. eastern on 1450 AM WCTC or www.wctcam.com.

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