Central Islip, NY – Tonight the Somerset Patriots (2-4, 37-39) visit the Long Island Ducks (2-3, 42-33) at 7:05 p.m. in the final game of this four game midweek series at Bethpage Ballpark. The Ducks won Monday night in come from behind fashion as they erased deficits in the sixth and seventh innings to win 7-4. The Patriots won Tuesday night 8-3 as they led start to finish. Last night the Ducks edged the Patriots 2-1 as the Ducks improved to 31-1 when leading after seven innings.
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Patriots’ manager Sparky Lyle is 3 wins away from 1,000 managerial wins in his 15 year Atlantic League career. Third baseman Jeff Nettles is 5 hits away from 1,000 hits in his nine year Atlantic League career.
Jake Can Rake
Since Jake Fox signed with the Patriots Friday morning he has hit safely in all six games, slugged two home runs, driven in five runs and is 10-for-22 (.455).
Need Run Support
When the Patriots score four runs or more they are 28-14. When the Patriots score three runs or fewer they are 9-25.
Smacked By Quack
The Patriots are just 3-10 against the Ducks in 2012.
Starting Pitching Matchup
Righty Sean Green toes the rubber for the Patriots while fellow right hander Bob Zimmermann takes the hill for the Ducks.
2012 Season Statistics
Sean Green: 1-1, 2.77 ERA, 3 appearances and 2 starts, 13.0 innings, 15 Ks, 4 BBs
Bob Zimmermann: 4-3, 4.43 ERA, 16 appearances and 15 starts, 99.2 innings, 66 Ks, 40 BBs
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