Waldorf, MD – Today the Somerset Patriots (19-15, 65-39) visit the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs (12-23, 49-55) for the final game of a three game weekend series. First pitch is scheduled for 2:05 p.m. from Regency Furniture Stadium. Download today’s comprehensive game notes. Somerset won the series opener 3-1 in come from behind fashion. Somerset won a tight affair last night 2-1. The Patriots are 13-2 against the Blue Crabs this year and are 27-8 against Crustacean Nation since the start of the 2012 season.
Last night the Patriots won 2-1. The following are audio highlights courtesy of WCTC…
Audio clip of Jake Fox’s go ahead home run
Audio clip of Corey Smith’s solo blast
Audio clip of Jon Hunton notching the final out of the game
Starting Pitching Matchup
Righty Josh Lowey (10-6, 3.47 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while southpaw Wade Korpi (3-4, 4.93 ERA) will take the hill for the Blue Crabs.
Tale Of Two Squads
Somerset has won 15 of their last 19 games. Southern Maryland has lost eight straight contests.
Jake Can Rake
Jake Fox leads the Atlantic League in home runs with 25 and RBI with 82. On August 2nd, 3rd & 4th he registered three consecutive walk-off hits. He has hit safely in 16 of his last 18 contests.
In Jeff Baisley’s first 26 games he was 15-for-93 (.161) with 13 RBI. In Jeff Baisley’s last 24 games he’s 27-for-87 (.310) with 16 RBI.
The Patriots bullpen has thrown 26.0 innings in the month of August and only allowed one run.
Cory Aldridge has hit safely in 23 of his last 25 ball games. He’s in the midst of an eight game hitting streak.
The Patriots are 53-15 when they score four or more runs. The Patriots are 12-24 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 2:05 p.m. on 1450 AM WCTC or www.wctcam.com.