June 1st Game Notes; Patriots @ Riversharks


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Camden, NJ – Today the Somerset Patriots (15-18) play the Camden Riversharks (15-18) in a day/night doubleheader from Campbell’s Field. The first game is at 11:00am and the second game is at 7:05pm. Each contest will be  the standard nine innings. These two squads have split the first six meetings. This will be the last series between these two teams in the first half of the season.

Derell McCall makes his first start of the season later tonight in game two of the doubleheader

Tough Scheduling…

The Patriots will be playing five games in the span on 48 hours. They played a doubleheader last night and today play another doubleheader. Then tomorrow the Patriots play at 1:05pm. The Patriots are already in the midst of their longest road trip of the first half.

Road Woes…

The Patriots have lost 11 of their last 112 games away from home.

Losing Skid…

The Patriots have lost a season-high five games in a row.

For a comprehensive look at all the statistics, trends and matchups, please download today’s June 1st Game Notes.

Who’s Hot…

Patriots second baseman Freddie Bynum is currently on a 17 game hitting streak in which he has 11 multi-hit games over that span. Over the 17 games, Bynum is batting .433.

Today’s starting pitching matchup in game one features righty Paul Phillips for the Patriots against righty Ricky Brooks for the Riversharks.

2012 Season Statistics…

Paul Phillips: 4-1, 2.14 ERA, 6 starts, 33.2 innings, 29 Ks, 13 BBs

Ricky Brooks: 1-0, 1.13 ERA, 1 start but 3 relief appearances, 8.0 innings, 5 Ks, 2 BBs

Tonight’s starting pitching matchup in game two features righty Derell McCall for the Patriots against lefty Keith Weiser for the Riversharks.

2012 Season Statistics…

Derell McCall: 1-1, 4.08 ERA, 0 starts but 6 relief appearances, 17.2 innings, 9 Ks, 5 BBs

Keith Weiser: 1-2, 4.24 ERA, 5 starts, 23.1 innings, 14 Ks, 6 BBs

Be sure to follow the Patriots on twitter @SOMPatriots for immediate updates. Listen to play-by-play voice Justin Antweil broadcast the games on 1450 AM WCTC or www.wctcam.com starting at 11:00 am.



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