August 15th Game Notes; Revolution @ Patriots


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Bridgewater, NJ – Tonight the Somerset Patriots (15-18, 50-53) host the York Revolution (16-15, 52-49) at 7:05 p.m. from TD Bank Ballpark in the final game of this three game midweek series. The Patriots have dropped the first two contests to the Revolution getting outscored by a combined score of 16-2.

For a comprehensive look at all the statistics, trends and matchups please download tonight’s August 15th Game Notes.

Yunesky Sanchez is hitting .301 in the second half and had a three hit performance yesterday

Struggles Against Two Time Reigning AL Champs

Patriots are 3-9 in 2012 against the Revolution.

Sanchez Sizzling

Shortstop Yunesky Sanchez hit just .212 in the first half of the season but in the second half he has turned his season around. Since the All-Star break he’s hitting .301 with two home runs and 13 RBI. He had 11 RBI the entire first half.

Fireworks Night

Immediately after the game we’ll have a Fireworks show for fans of all ages to enjoy.

Starting Pitching Matchup

Lefty Roy Merritt toes the rubber for Somerset while fellow southpaw Derrick Gordon is on the hill for the Revolution.

Roy Merritt: 6-6, 3.42 ERA, 20 starts, 108.0 innings, 78 Ks, 42 BBs

Derrick Gordon: 3-1, 3.29 ERA, 5 starts, 27.1 innings, 10 Ks, 9 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 7:05pm on 1450 AM WCTC or


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