Bridgeport, CT – Today the Somerset Patriots (26-29) face the Bridgeport Bluefish (24-31) for a Sunday matinee at Harbor Yard. The Bridgeport swept the doubleheader yesterday winning 2-0 in game one and 2-1 in game two. The Patriots are in salvage mode today.
For a comprehensive look at all the statistics, trends and matchups please download today’s June 24th Game Notes.
Triple Crown Watch
Paul Phillips is a candidate for Atlantic League Pitcher of the Year. He leads the AL in wins (7), fifth in ERA (2.85), and tied for seventh in strikeouts (47).
Since the calendar turned to June, the Somerset Patriots bullpen has tossed 61.2 innings and allowed just 10 earned runs. Players have found their niche in the ‘pen.
The Patriots have 10 come from behind victories this season.
Starting Pitching Matchup
Right Paul Phillips toes the rubber for the Patriots while fellow righty Raymar Diaz is on the mound for the Bluefish.
2012 Season Statistics
Paul Phillips: 7-2, 2.85 ERA, 10 starts, 60.0 innings, 47 Ks, 18 BBs
Raymar Diaz: 1-6, 8.44 ERA, 9 appearances and 8 starts, 37.1 innings, 29 Ks, 24 BBs