Waldorf, MD – Tonight the Somerset Patriots (33-20) travel to battle the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs (21-33) for the final game of a four game set from Regency Furniture Stadium. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. Download today’s comprehensive game notes. Somerset has won two of the first three games of the series. The Patriots are 5-2 against the Crabs.
Starting Pitching Matchup
Lefty Matt Maloney (2-2, 3.25 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while righty hurler Brad Meyers (0-0, 0.00 ERA) takes the hill for the Crabs.
Somerset leads Long Island by 2.5 games in the first half Liberty Division race. Somerset went 6-4 against Long Island in the first half so if these two squads finished tied after 70 games then Somerset would hold the tie breaker because the Patriots one the first half head-to-head series. The magic number is 15 (combination of Patriots wins and/or Ducks losses).
The Patriots are 28-3 when they score four runs or more but only 5-17 when they score three runs or fewer.
Ty Wright has hit safely in 14 of his last 15 games
Adam Donachie has nine RBI in his last five games
Jon Hunton leads Atlantic League with 16 saves
Lucky Number Seven
The Patriots are 23-1 when they lead after seven innings
New to our media network this week Behind The Scenes with Groundskeeper Dan Purner. There’s also a new episode of Kids Corner starring Matty. The next live stream game is Saturday, June 21st when Somerset host Bridgeport 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 games starting at 7:05 p.m. on 1450 AM WCTC or www.wctcam.com.