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.
Struggles Against Two Time Reigning AL Champs
Patriots are 3-9 in 2012 against the Revolution.
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.
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 www.wctcam.com.