Bridgeport, CT –Tonight the Somerset Patriots (17-7) visit the Bridgeport Bluefish (7-16) for the first game of a four game midweek series featuring these Liberty Division foes. First pitch is scheduled for 7:12 p.m. from Harbor Yard. Download today’s comprehensive game notes. This is the first meeting of the year between these two Atlantic League flagship franchises.
Starting Pitching Matchup
Lefty Darin Gorski (1-1, 5.57 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while righty hurler Jonathan Albaladejo (1-1, 5.94 ERA) will toss for Bridgeport.
Back Down To Earth
Since a record setting 13-0 start to the season, the Patriots are 4-7
The Patriots offensive has scored 32 runs in its last four games
Second Time Around
In 10 appearances this year, Gus Schlosser has hurled 11.0 scoreless innings. Last year he yielded eight runs in 19.0 innings
Eric Farris is tied for third in the league in RBI (16)
Bryan LaHair has reached base in 8 of his last 9 plate appearances
Start Me Up
In the last seven games the Patriots starting pitchers boast a 2.08 ERA. 10 earned runs in 43.2 innings.
Patience Is A Virtue
The Patriots have walked a league-high 103 times
Somerset has swiped the most bases in the league with 37
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