July 30th Game Notes; Patriots @ Bluefish


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Bridgeport, CT – Tonight the Somerset Patriots (9-13, 55-37) visit the Bridgeport Bluefish (12-11, 35-58) for the first game of a three game midweek series featuring these flagship franchises. First pitch is scheduled at 7:05 p.m. from Harbor Yard. Download today’s comprehensive game notes. Somerset is 9-1 against Bridgeport thus far on the year.

Photo Credit: Charlie Barbeisch of Long Island Ducks
Photo Credit: Charlie Barbeisch of Long Island Ducks

Starting Pitching Matchup

Righty Erik Arnesen (8-2, 3.45 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while fellow righty hurler Mike Parisi (4-12, 4.87 ERA) will take the hill for the Fish.

Series Struggles

Somerset lost give series the entire first half. Thus far in the second half they have dropped five of their first six series.

Cory Country Strong

Cory Aldridge has smacked four homers over his last seven ball games. He’s in the midst of an eight game hitting streak and has hit safely in 12 of his last 13 ball games. For his accomplishments he was just named Atlantic League Player of the Week.

Start Me Up

The Patriots starting pitchers the last 14 games: 94.0 innings, 75 hits, 32 earned runs (3.06 ERA). The starters have hurled 11 quality starts in that span.

E-Mart Swag

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 72 and is tied for first in home runs with 22.

Fantastic Four

The Patriots are 47-14 when they score four or more runs. The Patriots are 8-23 when they score 3 or fewer runs.

Follow Us

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.


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