York, PA – Tonight the Somerset Patriots (39-28, 89-48) are in the Keystone State to battle the York Revolution (38-29, 62-75) for the third game of a four game weekend series. First pitch is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. from Santander Stadium. Download today’s comprehensive game notes. The Patriots are 13-5 against the Revolution this year. Somerset leads the all-time series 89-85 as they’ve been rivals since 2007.
Starting Pitching Matchup
Lefty Matt Zielinski (8-3, 2.54 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while fellow southpaw Logan Williamson (8-12, 4.04 ERA) will toss for York
No WCTC Broadcast Tonight
There will be no radio broadcast of tonight’s game due to the fact the game coincides with the Rutgers vs Penn State football game which will air on WCTC instead. Follow @SOMPatriots on twitter for online play-by-play tweets
The Patriots have won six of their last seven games. They are at their high-water mark of being 41 games above .500.
Power To All Fields
Matt Fields has homered in three of his last four games. He has 12 RBI in 12 starts and five homers this month
Smack The Quack
The Patriots first round playoff opponent will be the Long Island Ducks. The Patriots were 9-11 against the Ducks this year. 16 of the 20 meetings between these squads were decided by three runs or fewer. This is a rematch of the 2013 Championship Series.
Repeat As Champs
Last night the Patriots clinched the Second Half Liberty Division Title. They’ve now won four consecutive half titles.
History On Horizon?
The Patriots must go 2-0 in their final 2 games to set a franchise record for most overall wins in a season. The franchise record is 90 accomplished in 2013.
Greg Hopkins has hit safely in 14 of his last 16 games where over that span he has 4 HRs, 14 RBI and is hitting .328
The Patriots have clubbed tree grand slams this month (Greg Hopkins, David Vidal, Matt Fields
A Cut Above The Rest
David Vidal has 5 HRs and 12 RBI this month
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.