Bridgewater, NJ – Tonight the Somerset Patriots (19-8) host the Camden Riversharks (9-19) at TD Bank Ballpark in the second game of a three game weekend series. Download today’s comprehensive game notes. Last night the Patriots erased a 3-0 deficit to win by a touchdown 11-4. It was Somerset’s 11th come from behind victory on the season. Beginning at 4:00 p.m. the Patriots will host their first ever Ballpark Comic Con.
Starting Pitching Matchup
Righty David Harden (3-0, 4.90 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while southpaw Keith Weiser (1-3, 5.53 ERA) will take the hill for the Riversharks.
Freedom Division Update
The Sugar Land Skeeters (23-5) currently lead the Freedom Division by 3.5 games over the Patriots.
Getting Smitty With It
Corey Smith has a 13 game hitting streak. During the streak Smith is hitting .393 (22-for-56) with 17 RBI. He has at least one RBI in each of his last seven games.
Better Than Average
The Patriots have three players in the top 10 in the Atlantic League in batting average: Martinez-Esteve (2nd .361), Smith (T-6th .346), Montanez (10th .319)
Jake Can Rake
Jake Fox leads the Atlantic League with nine home runs.
The Patriots are 16-4 when they score four or more runs. The Patriots are 3-4 when they score 3 or fewer runs.
Patience Is A Virtue
The Patriots lead all Atlantic League teams with 112 walks drawn as an offense. Somerset has also issued the fewest walks as a pitching staff giving up only 63 free passes on the year.
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 www.wctcam.com.