Waldorf, MD – Today the Somerset Patriots (7-6, 53-29) travel to Crustacean Nation to battle the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs (7-6, 36-47) for the finale game of a three game midweek series. First pitch is scheduled for 11:05 a.m. from Regency Furniture Stadium. Download today’s comprehensive game notes. This is the rubber match of the series. Somerset is 7-3 against Southern Maryland in 2014.
Last night All-Star Adam Donachie broke the 1-1 tie with a two run homer in the seventh inning that proved to be the difference. It was his sixth homer of the year which matched his entire home run output from last year. Here is the audio clip of the majestic blast.
Starting Pitching Matchup
Righty Gary Moran (7-3, 4.66 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while fellow righty hurler Gaby Hernandez (4-5, 3.97 ERA) takes the hill for the Crabs.
Follow The Winding Road
Today marks the final game of a seven game road trip for the Somerset Patriots
Brian Barden is in the midst of a personal best six game hitting streak
Ty Wright is hitting .348 in the month of July
Somerset has only smacked one home run in its last 10 ball games
The Somerset Patriots are the 2014 1st Half Liberty Division Champions! This is their 13th Half Title in franchise history as the Patriots are going to the playoffs for some serious September baseball! The Patriots have elected to take the back three games of the first round series at home so they will open up the postseason on the road. Tickets are on sale by calling 908-252-0700.
The Patriots are 46-6 when they score four runs or more but only 7-23 when they score three runs or fewer.
Walk This Way
As an offense Somerset has drawn the most walks in the Atlantic League (285)
Lucky Number Seven
The Patriots are 36-1 when they lead after seven innings
New to our media network this week is Let’s Get Social starring interns Lindsey and Marissa. The next live stream game is Saturday, July 26th when Somerset host the York Revolution 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 11:05 a.m. eastern on 1450 AM WCTC or www.wctcam.com.