York, PA – Tonight the Somerset Patriots (38-21) visit the York Revolution (32-28) for the second game of a three game weekend series featuring these Freedom Division foes. First pitch is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. at Sovereign Bank Stadium. Download today’s comprehensive game notes. The Revs won the series opener 4-3 as they overcame two different deficits to persevere. York is 5-3 against Somerset in 2013.
Starting Pitching Matchup
Righty Brad Thompson (4-2, 4.21 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while fellow righty hurler Corey Thurman (4-6, 4.73 ERA) will take the hill for the Revolution.
Freedom Division Update
The Sugar Land Skeeters (41-19) currently lead the Somerset Patriots (38-21) by 2.5 games in the first half Freedom Division race. Somerset has played one fewer game than Sugar Land. The Skeeters are in Long Island tonight.
The Patriots in April/May were 27-11 but in the month of June they are just 11-10.
The Patriots are 10-2 on games played on Saturday.
Jake Can Rake
Jake Fox leads the Atlantic League in home runs with 19 and RBI with 55.
Chicks Dig The Long Ball
The Patriots lead the Atlantic League with 65 home runs hit as a squad.
Eddy Martinez-Esteve leads the Atlantic League in batting average hitting at a tremendous .343 clip. He is hitting .500 (10-for-20) with RISP and two outs.
The Patriots are 32-8 when they score four or more runs. The Patriots are 6-13 when they score 3 or fewer runs.
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 6:30 p.m. on 1450 AM WCTC or www.wctcam.com.