Bridgewater, NJ – Tonight the Somerset Patriots (12-7) host the Sugar Land Skeeters (9-10) from TD Bank Ballpark for a doubleheader. Download today’s comprehensive game notes. Game one will be at 4:35 p.m. and game two will take place approximately 30 minutes after the conclusion of game one. Each contest will be seven innings. There will be a free fireworks show after the second game.
Starting Pitching Matchup Game One
Righty Matt Langwell (1-1, 1.76 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while righty hurler Clint Everts (0-1, 6.35 ERA) will take the hill for the Skeeters.
Starting Pitching Matchup Game Two
Righty Derell McCall (1-1, 9.00 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while righty hurler Chris Smith (3-0, 1.97 ERA) will take the hill for the Skeeters.
Start Me Up
The last seven games the Somerset starters have totaled 48 innings and only allowed five runs. That’s good for a microscopic 0.94 ERA. Great work from Matt Maloney, Zach Kroenke, Matt Zielinski, Matt Langwell and Erik Arnesen.
Swatting The Skeeters
Since August of 2013 (including the playoffs), Somerset is 11-2 against Sugar Land.
The Patriots are 10-1 when they score four runs or more but only 2-6 when they score three runs or fewer.
Somerset’s pitching staff owns the best ERA in the Atlantic League at 2.82.
Somerset leads Bridgeport by 2.0 games in the first half Liberty Division race
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 4:35 p.m. on 1450 AM WCTC or www.wctcam.com.