York, PA – Tonight the Somerset Patriots (19-8) travel to the Keystone State to take on the York Revolution (10-17) in the second game of a four game wrap around Memorial Day Weekend series. The Patriots are 4-0 this year against the Revs. First pitch is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. from Santander Stadium. Download today’s comprehensive game notes. The Patriots boast the best record in the Atlantic League and are 11-2 in their last 12 contests. They currently have a four game lead over Long Island in the first half Liberty Division race. Meanwhile York has lost a franchise record nine straight home games. Their last win in York came on April 29th.
Starting Pitching Matchup
Righty Mickey Storey (4-0, 0.93 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while fellow righty hurler Corey Thurman (1-2, 7.13 ERA) will toss for York.
Mickey Storey is tied for the Atlantic League lead in wins (4) with fellow Patriot Kyler Newby. He boasts the best ERA in the league (0.93) and in his five starts Somerset is 5-0
Eggs Sunny Side Up
Aharon Eggleston used to play for the Revs in 2009. He is in the midst of a five game hitting streak and Somerset is 10-0 when he bats in the 2-hole
Chris Marrero is in the midst of a 11 game hitting streak. He leads the squad in homers (5) and RBI (14).
This Is Our State
The Patriots are 7-0 against teams that hail from the state of Pennsylvania
The Patriots are 11-2 this year when they score four runs or more
Setting The Tone
The Patriots are 14-2 this year when they score first
The Patriots are 10-1 when the smack a home run
They are 12-4 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 6:30 p.m. eastern on 1450 AM WCTC or www.wctcam.com.