Bridgewater, NJ – Tonight the Somerset Patriots (32-25, 82-45) host the York Revolution (32-24, 56-70) for the first game of a three game midweek series. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. from TD Bank Ballpark. Download today’s comprehensive game notes. The Patriots are 10-4 against the Revolution this year. Tonight marks the final homestand of the regular season. After this week the next home game will be Friday, September 25th which will be Game 3 of the First Round of the Playoffs.
Starting Pitching Matchup
Lefty Matt Zielinski (7-2, 2.32 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while righty hurler Cody Scarpetta (0-1, 8.21 ERA) will toss for York
Second Half Race
Somerset leads the Second Half Liberty Division race by 2.0 games over Long Island and 5.0 games over Bridgeport. There are only 13 games remaining in the regular season.
The Patriots have played 21 extra inning games this year and are 12-9 in those contests.
Greg Hopkins is 7-for-18 with 8 RBI over his last five games
The Patriots are 7-2 in their last nine 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.