Camden, NJ – Tonight the Somerset Patriots (14-8) are commuting to South Jersey to battle the Camden Riversharks (7-16) from Campbell’s Field. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. Download today’s comprehensive game notes. This is the first game of a four game midweek series featuring these Garden State foes. Somerset leads the 2014 Turnpike Series 4-2.
Here are audio highlights courtesy of WCTC from yesterday’s 8-3 victory…
Audio clip of Nate Spears’ three run home run
Audio clip of Eddy Martinez-Esteve’s RBI single
Audio clip of Eddy Martinez-Esteve’s RBI double
Audio clip of Robbie Widlansky’s two RBI double
Starting Pitching Matchup
Lefty Matt Zielinski (2-0, 1.17 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while righty hurler Jake Hale (1-1, 4.06 ERA) will take the hill for the Sharks.
Start Me Up
The last 10 games the Somerset starters have totaled 62 innings and only allowed 12 runs. That’s good for a microscopic 1.74 ERA. Great work from Derell McCall, Matt Maloney, Zach Kroenke, Matt Zielinski, Matt Langwell and Erik Arnesen.
Shark Attack Time
Camden has won three consecutive series. They started the year an abysmal 0-9.
The Patriots are 12-1 when they score four runs or more but only 2-7 when they score three runs or fewer.
Somerset’s pitching staff owns the best ERA in the Atlantic League at 3.09.
Somerset leads Bridgeport by 3.0 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 7:05 p.m. on 1450 AM WCTC or www.wctcam.com.