Sugar Land, TX – Happy Mother’s Day! Today the Somerset Patriots (10-5) are in the Lone Star State to battle the Sugar Land Skeeters (6-9) from Constellation Field. First pitch is scheduled for 3:05 p.m. eastern time. Download today’s comprehensive game notes. This is the final game of a lengthy six game series. Somerset has won four of the first five games as this is a playoff series rematch from a year ago.
Starting Pitching Matchup
Righty Matt Langwell (0-1, 2.89 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while fellow righty hurler Matt Wright (1-2, 5.06 ERA) will take the hill for the Skeeters. This is a rematch from Tuesday’s pitching matchup.
100 Win Plateau
Brett Jodie has 100 career wins as manager. He’s the fastest skipper to 100 wins in Atlantic League history.
Start Me Up
The last three games the Somerset starters have totaled 20 innings and only allowed one run.
The Patriots are 8-1 when they score four runs or more but only 2-4 when they score three runs or fewer.
Luis Montanez has four straight multi-hit games. He is 10-for-15 in this series with an intentional walk.
Somerset leads Bridgeport by 1.5 games in the first half Liberty Division race
Swatting The Skeeters
Since August of 2013 (including the playoffs) Somerset is 10-2 against Sugar Land.
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 3:05 p.m. on 1450 AM WCTC or www.wctcam.com.