July 22nd Game Notes; Patriots @ Blue Crabs


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Waldorf, MD – Today the Somerset Patriots (3-6, 38-41) visit the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs (5-3, 35-43) from Regency Furniture Stadium in the final game of this three game weekend set at 2:05 p.m. The Patriots look to salvage the series finale as they lost both Friday and Saturday by scores of 3-1 and 5-1 respectively.

For a comprehensive look at all the statistics, trends and matchups please download today’s July 22nd Game Notes.

Derell McCall makes his sixth start of the year this afternoon as the Patriots try and salvage this series.

1,000 Watch

Patriots’ manager Sparky Lyle is 2 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 last Friday morning he has hit safely in 8 of his 9 games, clubbed three home runs, driven in eight runs and is 12-for-32 (.375).

Owning Crustacean Nation

The Patriots are 8-4 against the Blue Crabs in 2012.

Need Run Support

The Patriots are 9-27 when they score three runs or fewer but are 29-14 when they score four runs or more.

Sunday Woes

The Patriots are just 4-8 on Sundays.

Starting Pitching Matchup

Righty Derell McCall toes the rubber for the Patriots while right hander Deinys Suarez takes the hill for the Blue Crabs.

2012 Season Statistics

Derell McCall: 3-4, 5.40 ERA, 15 appearances and 5 starts, 55.0 innings, 26 Ks, 12 BBs

Deinys Suarez: 3-4, 4.24 ERA, 14 appearances and 11 starts, 70.0 innings, 54 Ks, 31 BBs

Be sure to follow the Patriots on twitter @SOMPatriots for immediate updates. Listen the Patriots play-by-play voice Justin Antweil broadcast the game starting at 2:05pm on 1450 AM WCTC or www.wctcam.com.


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