Bridgewater, NJ – Today the Somerset Patriots (3-1) host the Camden Riversharks (0-5) for a doubleheader from TD Bank Ballpark. Download today’s comprehensive game notes. The first game will start at 11:05 a.m. and the second contest will start 30 minutes after the conclusion of game one. Each game will be seven innings. Somerset looks for their second straight series win while Camden looks to earn their first victory on the young season.
Starting Pitching Matchup Game One
Righty Matt Langwell (0-0, 0.00 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while fellow righty hurler Aaron Tullo (0-0, 22.50 ERA) will take the hill for the Sharks. Langwell will be making his Atlantic League debut while Tullo looks to bounce back from a rough opening outing.
Starting Pitching Matchup Game Two
Righty Erik Arnesen (0-0, 2.57 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while southpaw Jay Voss (0-0, 9.00 ERA) will take the hill for the Sharks.
Nate The Great
Nate Spears is 7-for-15 to start the year and has hit safely in all four games thus far.
Camden has not made the Atlantic League playoffs since the 2008 season. That year they lost to Somerset in the Championship Series.
Somerset’s bullpen has started the season by tossing 17.1 frames and only allowed two earned runs.
Bobby Stevens and Jorge Cortes were part of the 2013 Patriots and are now part of the 2014 Sharks squad. Last year Stevens played in 109 games, smacked 7 HRs, drove in 36 runs and hit .254. Last year Cortes played in 51 games, smacked 4 HRs, drove in 25 runs and hit .283.
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