Sugar Land, TX – Tonight the Somerset Patriots (2-4, 48-28) visit the Sugar Land Skeeters (5-1, 52-24) for the first game of a lengthy six game series featuring these Freedom Division foes. First pitch is scheduled for 8:05 p.m. eastern time at Constellation Field. Download today’s comprehensive game notes. Somerset leads the season series 6-4.
Starting Pitching Matchup
Righty Erik Arnesen (7-1, 3.18 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while fellow righty hurler Scott Elarton (4-6, 4.82 ERA) will take the hill for the Skeeterss.
Friday Fun Day
The Patriots are 9-1 on games played on Friday.
Bigger And Better In Texas
The Patriots are 10-4 all-time at Constellation Field.
Jake Can Rake
Jake Fox leads the Atlantic League in home runs with 21 and RBI with 65.
The Patriots are second in the Atlantic League with 75 home runs hit as a squad. Somerset has also scored the most runs (425) in the Atlantic League while boasting the team batting average (.285) and drawing the most walks (273).
The Patriots are 41-10 when they score four or more runs. The Patriots are 7-18 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 8:05 p.m. on 1450 AM WCTC or www.wctcam.com.