Sugar Land, TX – Tonight the Somerset Patriots (20-23) play the Sugar Land Skeeters (17-25) at 7:05 p.m. eastern time from Constellation. The Patriots have won the first three games of this extended wrap around six game series. The Patriots are 7-0 against the Skeeters this year and have outscored the Skeeters 40 to 13 during the seven games.
For a comprehensive look at all the statistics, trends and matchups please download tonight’s June 10th Game Notes.
Since being signed this week, newcomer Joe Holden is 10-for-18 with 3 RBI and 3 stolen bases. He’s the catalyst and spark plug for the Patriots.
Since the calendar turned to June, the Somerset Patriots bullpen has tossed 31.0 innings and allowed just four runs. Players have found their niche in the ‘pen.
The Patriots are 0-6 on games played on Sunday this season.
The Skeeters roster features five former Patriots who played for Somerset last year. They are Josh Pressley, Iggy Suarez, Matt Hagen, Ryan Houston and Derrick Gordon.
Starting Pitching Matchup
Righty Justin Cassel toes the rubber for the Patriots as he’ll battle righty hurler Pedro Liriano for the Skeeters.
2012 Season Statistics
Justin Cassel: 1-5, 3.64 ERA, 8 starts, 47.0 innings, 38 Ks, 14 BBs
Pedro Liriano: 1-2, 2.93 ERA, 8 appearances and 3 starts, 27.2 innings, 18 Ks, 14 BBs