Bridgewater, NJ – Tonight the Somerset Patriots (25-21, 75-41) host the York Revolution (25-20, 49-66) in the first game of a four game weekend series. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. from TD Bank Ballpark. Download today’s comprehensive game notes. The Patriots are 8-2 against the Revolution this year. Somerset leads the all-time series 84-82. Of the 24 regular season games remaining, these two squads face each other 11 times.
Starting Pitching Matchup
Righty Zach Clark (0-1, 5.17 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while fellow righty hurler Hunter Adkins (0-1, 19.28 ERA) will toss for York
Second Half Race
Bridgeport and Somerset are tied atop of the Second Half Liberty Division Standings while Long Island is 1.0 games back.
Brett Jodie has 250 career wins as an Atlantic League manager. He has accomplished that feat faster than any manager in the league’s 18 year history
Within the past seven days the Patriots have played a 12 inning game a 13 inning game and a 14 inning game
On July 30th Adam Donachie was hitting .192. In the month of August the cerebral backstop is hitting .306.
Jon Hunton has tallied 126 career Atlantic League saves. The league record is 134 established by long time Southern Maryland closer Jim Ed Warden.
Eggs Sunny Side Up
All-Star Aharon Eggleston recently snapped his 20 game hitting streak and 36 game on base streak. He has reached base in 51 of his last 55 games.
The Patriots boast the best record in the Atlantic League and have secured a postseason bid for the third consecutive season and for the 12th time in the franchise’s 18 years of existence. The Patriots are 1st Half Liberty Division Champions.
The Patriots have established an Atlantic League record for most wins in a single half with 50. The previous high was 48 done once by the 2005 Atlantic City Surf and once by the 2013 Sugar Land Skeeters.
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.