Bridgewater, NJ – Tonight the Somerset Patriots (28-17) host the Lancaster Barnstormers (28-19) for the rubber game of a three game series. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. from TD Bank Ballpark. Download tonight’s comprehensive game notes. Tonight’s game will be broadcasted live via SPN.TV. Lancaster blanked Somerset 1-0 in the series opener. Somerset erased a six run deficit in the seventh inning to win 11-7 last night.
Starting Pitching Matchup
Righty Matt Langwell (2-4, 4.09 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while fellow righty hurler Shunsuke Watanabe (2-1, 3.78 ERA) takes the hill for the Stormers.
Ty Wright is in the midst of a 10 game hitting streak
Battle Of The Best
This series features the two teams in first place of their respective divisions.
The Patriots are 23-3 when they score four runs or more but only 5-14 when they score three runs or fewer.
Patience Is A Virtue
The Patriots have drawn the most walks as an offense (159)
Somerset’s pitching staff owns the best ERA in the Atlantic League at 3.23.
Somerset leads Long Island by 3.0 games in the first half Liberty Division race
Lucky Number Seven
The Patriots are 19-1 when they lead after seven innings
The second episode of Kids Corner is new to SPN.TV this week. Getting To Know reliever Mike DeMark is also new this week. The next live stream game is Sunday, June 15th 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 7:05 p.m. on 1450 AM WCTC or www.wctcam.com.