Bridgewater, NJ – Tonight the Somerset Patriots (1-0, 36-35) host the Camden Riversharks (0-1, 34-36) at 7:05 p.m. in the second game of this three game weekend series at TD Bank Ballpark. The Patriots clubbed four home runs last night in their 6-4 victory. It was their biggest output as a team since May of 2011.
For a comprehensive look at all the statistics, trends and matchups please download tonight’s July 14th Game Notes.
Over .500 Mark
The Patriots are over the .500 mark (36-35) for the first time since May 27th when they were 15-14. The Patriots have won a season-high five games in a row.
Patriots’ manager Sparky Lyle is 4 wins away from 1,000 managerial wins in his 15 year Atlantic League career. Third baseman Jeff Nettles is 10 hits away from 1,000 hits in his nine year Atlantic League career.
Scoring First Is Key
Somerset is 25-13 when they score first yet they are only 11-23 when the opponent scores first.
Hoorelbeke Owns Camden
Patriots’ first baseman Jesse Hoorelbeke has five home runs and 11 RBI against the Riversharks this season in 11 games played.
Starting Pitching Matchup
Righty Sean Green toes the rubber for the Patriots while fellow righty hurler Mike McGuire takes the hill for the Riversharks.
2012 Season Statistics
Sean Green: 1-1, 5.14 ERA, 2 appearances and 1 start, 7.0 innings, 6 Ks, 2 BBs
Mike McGurie: 4-5, 4.30 ERA, 14 starts, 83.2 innings, 72 Ks, 37 BBs
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