Camden, NJ – Today the Somerset Patriots (13-11) visit the Camden Riversharks (10-14) at 11:00am from Campbell’s Field. The Patriots and Riversharks will meet six consecutive times this week. There will be a mini two game midweek series in Camden then a four game weekend series in Bridgewater. The Patriots won last night 8-0 thanks to seven shutout innings from starter Paul Phillips who tallied a season-high seven strikeouts while just allowing three hits. Phillips leads the Atlantic League with four wins in 2012.
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Patriots second baseman Freddie Bynum is currently on an 12 game hitting streak in which he is batting .438 during that stretch with eight multi-hit games in his last 11 contests.
Today’s starting pitching matchup features lefty Doug Arguello for the Patriots against righty Mike McGuire for the Riversharks.
2012 Season Statistics…
Doug Arguello: 1-1, 6.06 ERA, 4 starts, 5 games, 16.1 innings, 15 Ks, 13 BBs
Mike McGuire: 2-2, 3.94 ERA, 5 starts, 29.2 innings, 20 Ks, 16 BBs
Doug Arguello: On road is 0-1 in two starts with a 24.30 ERA. At home is 1-0 in two starts with a 1.39 ERA. Very drastic numbers.
Mike McGuire: Was one of five pitchers responsible for last year’s no hitter against the Patriots in September of 2011