Bridgewater, NJ – Tonight the Somerset Patriots (32-18, 78-42) visit the York Revolution (21-30, 57-64) for the first game of a three game midweek series featuring these Freedom Division foes. First pitch from TD Bank Ballpark will be at 7:05 p.m. Download today’s comprehensive game notes. The Patriots are 11-6 against the Revolution including having won eight straight contests against the men from York.
Starting Pitching Matchup
Righty Josh Lowey (12-7, 3.19 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while fellow righty hurler Will Savage (9-10, 4.66 ERA) will take the hill for the Revs.
The Patriots have won six of their last seven. The Revolution have lost eight of their last nine.
The Patriots have won 28 of their last 35 games, 16 of their last 19 and 13 of their last 15 games. Somerset has won five consecutive series.
The Patriots lead the Barnstormers by 14.5 games in the wild card. The Patriots trail the Skeeters by 3.5 games in the second half Freedom Division race.
Eggs Sunny Side Up
All-Star Aharon Eggleston is in the midst of an eight game hitting streak and has hit safely in 13 of his last 14 games.
The Somerset Patriots have not lost back-to-back games since July 19th & July 21st
Offensive Fire Power
The Patriots have scored the most runs in the Atlantic League (647)
The Patriots bullpen has thrown 72.2 innings in the month of August and only allowed 12 runs. That’s good for a microscopic 1.50 ERA.
The Patriots are 65-15 when they score four or more runs. The Patriots are 13-27 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.