Bridgewater, NJ – Tonight the Somerset Patriots (42-23) host the Camden Riversharks (22-44) at 7:05 p.m. from TD Bank Ballpark. Download today’s comprehensive game notes. This will be the final contest of a five game midweek series featuring these Garden State foes. Somerset has won three of the first four meetings and leads the season series 6-3.
The Patriots notched their third win in a row last night as they topped Camden 6-1. Jake Fox slugged a home run and this is how it sounded courtesy of WCTC as the Patriots led and never looked back.
Starting Pitching Matchup
Righty Josh Lowey (4-3, 4.39 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while fellow righty hurler Brian Bass (2-9, 5.57 ERA) will take the hill for the Sharks.
Freedom Division Update
The Sugar Land Skeeters (45-21) currently lead the Somerset Patriots (42-23) by 2.5 games in the first half Freedom Division race. Each squad has six games remaining. The Skeeters are hosting the Revolution tonight from Constellation Field at 8:05 p.m. eastern time. Somerset has played one fewer game than Sugar Land.
James And The Giant Streak
James Skelton is the midst of an eight game hitting streak. He’s hitting over .400 for the month of June after hitting just .150 in the month of May.
Jake Can Rake
Jake Fox leads the Atlantic League in home runs with 21 and RBI with 62.
The Patriots lead the Atlantic League with 70 home runs hit as a squad. Somerset also leads the Atlantic League in runs scored (378) and team batting average (.294) and most walks drawn as a unit (231).
Eddy Martinez-Esteve leads the Atlantic League in batting average hitting at a tremendous .350.
The Patriots are 35-9 when they score four or more runs. The Patriots are 7-14 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 7:05 p.m. on 1450 AM WCTC or www.wctcam.com.