May 10th Game Notes; Bluefish @ Patriots


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Bridgewater, NJ – Happy Mother’s Day! Today the Somerset Patriots (8-6) host the Bridgeport Bluefish (8-6) for the rubber match of this three game weekend series featuring these two Atlantic League flagship franchises. First pitch is scheduled for 1:05 p.m. from TD Bank Ballpark. Download today’s comprehensive game notes.

First pitch scheduled for 1:05pm
First pitch scheduled for 1:05pm

Starting Pitching Matchup

Lefty Matt Zielinski (0-0, 1.54 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while righty hurler DJ Mitchell (2-0, 1.62 ERA) will toss for Bridgeport.

One And Done

The Patriots have scored just one run in their last 21 innings of play dating back to Thursday in Sugar Land, Texas

Contrasting Styles

The Patriots have scored the fewest runs in the Atlantic League (36) while the Bluefish have scored the most runs in the Atlantic League (77).

Flare For The Dramatics

The Patriots have four wins in their final at bat in their first 14 games including two walk-off wins

Stellar Pen

The Somerset bullpen has been outstanding as they have logged 47.1 innings and allowed seven earned runs good for a 1.34 ERA.

Setting The Tone

The Patriots are 7-1 this year when they score first

Pitch Perfect

The Patriots boast the best team ERA in the Atlantic League at 1.89

Nail Biters

They are 6-2 in games decided by two runs or less

Follow Us

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. eastern on 1450 AM WCTC or


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