May 15th Game Notes; Blue Crabs @ Patriots


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Bridgewater, NJ – Tonight the Somerset Patriots (16-8) host the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs (11-15) at TD Bank Ballpark for the second game of a three game midweek series. Download today’s comprehensive game notes. The Blue Crabs rallied for three runs in the ninth inning last night to prevail 4-3 over the Patriots in the series opener.

Corey Smith has a 10 game hitting streak
Corey Smith has a 10 game hitting streak

Starting Pitching Matchup

Righty Josh Lowey (2-1, 4.56 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while fellow righty hurler Gaby Hernandez (0-5, 7.00 ERA) will take the hill for the Blue Crabs.

Freedom Division Update

The Sugar Land Skeeters (22-3) currently lead the Freedom Division by 5.5 games over the Patriots.

Better Than Average

The Patriots have five players in the top 10 in the Atlantic League in batting average: Smith (5th .330), Wilson (6th .325), Montanez (7th .321), Martinez-Esteve (9th .317), Fox (10th .315).

Crab Meat

Since the start of the 2012 season, the Patriots are 20-8 against the Blue Crabs.

Jake Can Rake

Jake Fox leads the Atlantic League with nine home runs. He also leads the Atlantic League in total bases with 57.

Patience Is A Virtue

The Patriots lead all Atlantic League teams with 100 walks drawn as an offense.

Hitting Streaks

Luis Montanez and Corey Smith each have 10 game hitting streaks.

Follow Us

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 7:05 p.m. on 1450 AM WCTC or


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