York, PA – Tonight at 6:30 p.m. the Somerset Patriots (9-6) face the two-time reigning Atlantic League Champion York Revolution (4-10) at Sovereign Bank Stadium in middle game of this three game weekend series. The Patriots lost 11-6 last night as the Revolution batted around in the fourth and seventh innings to combine for 10 of their 11 runs.
The Patriots snapped their four game winning streak. The Revolution ended their mini three game losing skid.
Despite the loss, Jesse Hoorelbeke and Jeff Nettles each hit home runs over the “Arch Nemesis” which is the nickname for the 37 foot high green wall out in left field. Here is the audio clip of Hoorelbeke’s towering shot. Here is the audio clip of Nettles’ game tying blast. The audio is courtesy of WCTC.
For a comprehensive look at all the game trends, statistics, and matchups, download tonight’s May 12th Game Notes.
Tonight’s starting pitchers feature two right handed hurlers. Mike MacDonald toes the rubber for the Patriots while Corey Thurman is on the bump for the Revolution.
Last Time Out…
Corey Thurman: 4.0 innings, 4 hits, 1 run, 1 K, 2 BB, no decision against the Bridgeport Bluefish.
Mike MacDonald: 5.0 innings, 6 hits, 4 runs, 3 Ks, 3 BBs, earned win against the Sugar Land Skeeters.
Career Minor League Statistics…
Corey Thurman: 106-97, 4.08 ERA, 319 games (294 starts), 1,422 Ks, 639 BBs
Mike MacDonald: 59-59, 4.53 ERA, 223 games (174 starts), 623 Ks, 290 BBs