Bridgeport, CT – Today the Somerset Patriots (26-16) travel to the Nutmeg State to play the Bridgeport Bluefish (16-27) in the third game of a four game wrap around weekend series. First pitch is scheduled for 1:05 p.m. from Harbor Yard. Download today’s comprehensive game notes. These two squads have split the first two games of the four game set.
Last night Ty Wright smacked the go ahead home run in the sixth inning to give Somerset the lead they’d never relinquish. Here is the audio clip of the blast courtesy of WCTC.
Starting Pitching Matchup
Lefty Matt Zielinski (3-2, 2.87 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while righty hurler Tomo Ohka (2-3, 5.25 ERA) takes the hill for the Fish.
Jonny Tucker is the in the midst of an eight game hitting streak while Ty Wright, Aharon Eggleston and Eddy Martinez-Esteve are all carrying seven game hitting streaks.
The Bluefish lead the all-time series 161-150. These two squads have been squaring off since the league’s inception in 1998.
The Patriots boast the best record in the Atlantic League while the Bluefish boast the worst record in the Atlantic League
The Patriots are 21-3 when they score four runs or more but only 5-13 when they score three runs or fewer.
Somerset’s pitching staff owns the best ERA in the Atlantic League at 3.22.
Somerset leads Long Island by 3.0 games in the first half Liberty Division race
Lucky Number Seven
The Patriots are 17-1 when they lead after seven innings
The fifth episode of the Brett Jodie Show is new to SPN.TV this week. The next live stream game is Friday, June 13th when Somerset host Long Island 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 1:05 p.m. on 1450 AM WCTC or www.wctcam.com.