Camden, NJ – Tonight the Somerset Patriots (9-12, 55-36) visit the Camden Riversharks (8-14, 32-60) for the third game of a four game weekend series featuring these Garden State foes. First pitch is scheduled at 5:35 p.m. from Campbell’s Field. Download today’s comprehensive game notes. Somerset is 9-6 against Camden thus far on the year. These two squads have the split the first two games of the set thus far.
Last night Somerset crushed Camden 9-2. The following are audio highlights courtesy of WCTC…
Audio clip of Aharon Eggleston’s early two run single
Audio clip of Adam Donachie’s go ahead RBI single
Audio clip of Eggleston’s first homer since June 20th
Audio clip of Cory Aldridge’s 223rd career minor league home run
Audio clip of Jeff Baisley’s fourth hit of the evening
Starting Pitching Matchup
Lefty Graham Taylor (6-4, 4.05 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while righty hurler Josh Walter (5-9, 6.09 ERA) will take the hill for the Sharks.
The Patriots have won 5 of their last 6 games. Camden has lost 9 of their last 12 games.
Camden designated hitter Val Pascucci has seven homers in his last 11 ball games. He had three RBI and two homers in the series opener including the game winner.
Start Me Up
The Patriots starting pitchers the last 13 games: 88.0 innings, 70 hits, 31 earned runs (3.17 ERA). The starters have hurled 10 quality starts in that span.
All-Star Eddy Martinez-Esteve leads the Atlantic League in batting average (.344).
Jake Can Rake
Jake Fox leads the Atlantic League in RBI with 71 and is second in home runs with 21.
The Patriots are 47-13 when they score four or more runs. The Patriots are 8-23 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 5:35 p.m. on 1450 AM WCTC or www.wctcam.com.