York, PA – Today at 11:00 a.m. the Somerset Patriots (12-4) visit the York Revolution (9-8) in the first game of a four game midweek series from Sovereign Bank Stadium featuring these Freedom Division foes. Download today’s comprehensive game notes. The Patriots have won four games in a row and nine of their last ten contests. In York’s eight losses, they’ve lost by a combined 10 runs.
Starting Pitching Matchup
Righty Brad Thompson (2-1, 2.25 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while fellow righty hurler Brett Tomko (0-2, 1.80 ERA) will take the hill for the Revolution. Both are former big league pitchers.
Freedom Division Update
The Sugar Land Skeeters (14-2) currently lead the Freedom Division by two games over the Patriots.
Jake Can Rake
Jake Fox leads the Atlantic League with six home runs.
Pounding The Zone
The Patriots pitching staff has accumulated 117 strikeouts thus far compared to just 34 walks. That’s good for an impressive 3 to 1 strikeout to walk ratio.
Somerset leads the Atlantic League in stolen bases with 28. That’s four more than the next closest opponent. First year skipper Brett Jodie has been very aggressive thus far on the young season.
Joey Little Big Boy
The longest tenured Patriot Joe Holden is 15-for-31 (.484) to start the young season. He also leads the team in stolen bases with seven. He has been a spark at the bottom of the order.
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 11:00 a.m. on 1450 AM WCTC or www.wctcam.com.