Bridgewater, NJ – Tonight the Somerset Patriots (15-13, 61-37) host the Bridgeport Bluefish (12-17, 35-64) for the first game a four game midweek series featuring these flagship franchises. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. from TD Bank Ballpark. Download today’s comprehensive game notes. Somerset is 12-1 against Bridgeport in 2013.
Starting Pitching Matchup
Righty Josh Lowey (10-5, 3.65 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while southpaw Miguel Martinez (1-4, 3.91 ERA) will take the hill for the Bluefish.
The Patriots have won a season-high six consecutive games. Somerset has won 11 of its last 13 ball games.
Jake Can Rake
Jake Fox leads the Atlantic League in home runs with 23 and RBI with 79. On August 2nd, 3rd & 4th he registered three consecutive walk-off hits. He has hit safely in 11 of his last 12 contests.
In Jeff Baisley’s first 26 games he was 15-for-93 (.161) with 13 RBI. In Jeff Baisley’s last 18 games he’s 22-for-67 (.328) with 11 RBI.
Start Me Up
The Patriots starting pitchers the last 20 games: 135.2 innings, 113 hits, 42 earned runs (2.80 ERA). The starters have hurled 16 quality starts in that span.
The Patriots are 51-14 when they score four or more runs. The Patriots are 10-23 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 7:05 p.m. on 1450 AM WCTC or www.wctcam.com.