Bridgewater, NJ – Tonight the Somerset Patriots (8-6, 54-29) host the York Revolution (7-6, 48-35) for the first game of a three game weekend series from TD Bank Ballpark. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. Download today’s comprehensive game notes. Somerset is 4-6 against York in 2014. Tonight marks the first game of a 10 game homestand for the Patriots.
Yesterday afternoon Somerset won the rubber match against Southern Maryland. The following are audio highlights courtesy of WCTC…
Audio clip of Damaso Espino’s first homer of the year
Audio clip of Ty Wright clubbing a two run homer
Audio clip of Scott Kelly’s clutch two RBI base knock
Starting Pitching Matchup
Lefty Matt Maloney (5-4, 3.01 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while fellow southpaw Logan Williamson (2-3, 2.86 ERA) takes the hill for the Revs.
Home Sweet Home
Including tonight, 17 of Somerset’s next 20 games will be at home
Brian Barden is in the midst of a personal best seven game hitting streak
Ty Wright is hitting .380 in the month of July
The Patriots are currently 25 games above .500 which matches their high-water mark of the season
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 47-6 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 (288)
Lucky Number Seven
The Patriots are 37-1 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 7:05 p.m. eastern on 1450 AM WCTC or www.wctcam.com.