Bridgewater, NJ – Tonight the Somerset Patriots (4-0) host the York Revolution (3-1) for the first game of a three game midweek series at TD Bank Ballpark. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. Download today’s comprehensive game notes. The matchup features the last two winners of the Atlantic League Manager of the Year in Mark Mason of York in 2014 and Brett Jodie of Somerset in 2015.
Starting Pitching Matchup
Lefty Matt Bywater (0-0, 0.00 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while fellow southpaw Kelvin De La Cruz (1-0, 0.00 ERA) for York.
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Survival of Fittest
Somerset is the lone unbeaten team in the Atlantic League
Somerset has three come from behind wins this season
Somerset has only committed one error through four games
Patriots bullpen this year: 18.1 innings, 10 hits, 3 BBs, 3 runs which is good for a 1.49 ERA
The Patriots lead the league in homers with six. They’ve been hit by five different players.
Carlos Guzman and David Vidal have hit safely in every game this season
This year’s roster features nine returning players from last year’s title winning squad (Matt Fields, Kyler Newby, Gus Schlosser, Jon Hunton, Aharon Eggleston, Connor Little, David Vidal, Scott Kelly, Mickey Storey)
This year’s roster features eight players who have suited up in the big leagues at one point in their careers (Jeremy Horst, Mickey Storey, Kyler Newby, Gus Schlosser, Bryan LaHair, Eric Farris, Trayvon Robinson, Brad Snyder)
Jon Hunton, entering his 5th year with the Patriots, is seven saves away from becoming the all-time saves leader in Atlantic League history. He currently has 129. Jim Ed Warden, formerly of Southern Maryland, holds the mark with 134.
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