August 9th Game Notes; Patriots @ Blue Crabs


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Waldorf, MD – Tonight the Somerset Patriots (17-15, 63-39) visit the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs (12-21, 49-53) for the first game of a three game weekend series. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. from Regency Furniture Stadium. Download today’s comprehensive game notes. The Patriots are 11-2 against the Blue Crabs this year and are 25-8 against Crustacean Nation since the start of the 2012 season.

Somerset is 11-2 against Southern Maryland this season
Somerset is 11-2 against Southern Maryland this season

Starting Pitching Matchup

Righty Erik Arnesen (9-2, 3.08 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while fellow righty hurler Daryl Thompson (9-5, 3.49 ERA) will take the hill for the Blue Crabs.

Jake Can Rake

Jake Fox leads the Atlantic League in home runs with 24 and RBI with 81. On August 2nd, 3rd & 4th he registered three consecutive walk-off hits. He has hit safely in 14 of his last 16 contests.

Blazing Baisley

In Jeff Baisley’s first 26 games he was 15-for-93 (.161) with 13 RBI. In Jeff Baisley’s last 22 games he’s 26-for-81 (.321) with 15 RBI.

Arny Ace

In Erik Arnesen’s last 10 starts he is 7-1 with a microscopic 2.41 ERA.

Bullpen Mafia

The Patriots bullpen has thrown 19.0 scoreless innings since August 2nd

Amazing Aldridge

Cory Aldridge has hit safely in 21 of his last 23 ball games.

Fantastic Four

The Patriots are 53-15 when they score four or more runs. The Patriots are 10-24 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


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