Central Islip, NY – Tonight the Somerset Patriots (21-12) travel to The Pond to battle the Long Island Ducks (17-14) from Bethpage Ballpark. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. Download today’s comprehensive game notes. This is the first game of a three game weekend set featuring these Liberty Division foes. This is the first time Somerset is back on Long Island since last September’s Championship Series.
Starting Pitching Matchup
Righty Derell McCall (1-1, 7.07 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while fellowrighty hurler Shaun Garceau (3-1, 6.11 ERA) will take the hill for the Ducks.
Robbie Widlansky is the midst of a 10 game hitting streak.
The Patriots are 16-2 when they score four runs or more but only 5-10 when they score three runs or fewer.
Somerset’s pitching staff owns the best ERA in the Atlantic League at 3.05.
Somerset leads Long Island by 3.0 games in the first half Liberty Division race
New episodes on SPN.TV this week include Kid’s Corner, the Brett Jodie Show, and the Reporter Round Table. The next live stream game is Wednesday, June 4th then Thursday, June 5th when Somerset host York from TD Bank Ballpark.
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.