Bridgewater, NJ – Tonight the Somerset Patriots (2-3, 48-27) host the Camden Riversharks (2-3, 26-49) for the series finale at TD Bank Ballpark. Download today’s comprehensive game notes. First pitch is scheduled for 5:05 p.m. Somerset has won two of the first three games of the weekend set between these Garden State foes. This is the final game before the All-Star break. Somerset leads the season series 8-4.
Starting Pitching Matchup
Righty Josh Lowey (7-3, 3.72 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while fellow righty hurler Jeff Farnsworth (3-0, 5.07 ERA) will take the hill for the Sharks.
Time To Grind
The Patriots are culminating a stretch where they have had to play 48 games in 48 days.
Jake Can Rake
Jake Fox leads the Atlantic League in home runs with 21 and RBI with 65.
The Patriots are tied for first in the Atlantic League with 75 home runs hit as a squad. Somerset has also scored the most runs (424) in the Atlantic League while boasting the team batting average (.286) and drawing the most walks (268).
Lucky Number 14
Bobby Stevens has three home runs this season yet two of them have broken a tie ball game in the 14th inning. One blast came on May 6th against York and another round tripper game July 1st against Long Island.
The Patriots are 41-10 when they score four or more runs. The Patriots are 7-17 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 5:05 p.m. on 1450 AM WCTC or www.wctcam.com.