Bridgewater, NJ – Tonight the Somerset Patriots (28-29) face the Long Island Ducks (32-24) at 7:05 p.m. as these two squads square off in the second game of this three game midweek series at TD Bank Ballpark. The Patriots won last night in dramatic fashion as they notched their third walk-off win of the season as Freddie Bynum hit a game winning double in the 13th inning to give the Patriots a 3-2 victory.
Audio clip of Bynum’s walk-off double in the 13th inning courtesy of WCTC.
For a comprehensive look at all the statistics, trends and matchups please download tonight’s June 26th Game Notes.
Bark In The Park Recap
Last night fans were encouraged to bring their dogs to TD Bank Ballpark. Dogs and their owners were allowed to take a trot around the perimeter of the field during the pregame. Here is exclusive video of the dogs enjoying the “Jewel of the Atlantic League” courtesy of Dave Marek.
Last night New York Jets 2012 third round draft pick, linebacker Demario Davis out of Arkansas State University, threw out the first pitch. Here is exclusive video of the 6-foot-2, 235 pounder throwing a strike courtesy of Dave Marek.
Since the calendar turned to June, the Somerset Patriots bullpen has tossed 70.0 innings and allowed just 10 earned runs. Players have found their niche in the ‘pen.
Ducks Need Offense
The Long Island Ducks have scored 3 runs or fewer in eight straight games.
Starting Pitching Matchup
Righty Mike MacDonald toes the rubber for the Patriots while lefty Dan Meyer is on the mound for the Ducks.
2012 Season Statistics
Mike MacDonald: 2-3, 3.95 ERA, 11 starts, 57.0 innings, 32 Ks, 22 BBs
Dan Meyer: 1-4, 4.39 ERA, 13 appearances and 4 starts, 26.2 innings, 19 Ks, 22 BBs