Bridgewater, NJ – Tonight the Somerset Patriots (17-8) host the Bridgeport Bluefish (14-11) for the final game of a four game midweek series featuring these Liberty Division foes. Somerset currently leads Bridgeport by three games in the 1st half standings. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. from TD Bank Ballpark. Download today’s comprehensive game notes. The Patriots are 10-2 at home this season but both losses have come to the hands of the Bluefish.
Starting Pitching Matchup
Righty Randy Boone (0-1, 1.07 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while fellow righty hurler Parker Frazier (3-0, 2.25 ERA) will toss for Bridgeport.
Chris Marrero is in the midst of a nine game hitting streak
Randy Is Dandy
Over his last three outings Randy Boone has hurled 21.0 innings and yet to allow an earned run
The Patriots boast the best team ERA in the Atlantic League. Meanwhile Bridgeport has the second best collective ERA.
The Bluefish have scored the most runs (122) in the Atlantic League while the Patriots have scored the second fewest runs (90) in the Atlantic League
Setting The Tone
The Patriots are 13-2 this year when they score first
The Patriots are 9-1 when the smack a home run
They are 11-4 in games decided by two runs or less
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.