May 5th Game Notes; Blue Crabs @ Patriots


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Bridgewater, NJ – Tonight the Somerset Patriots (13-1) host the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs (3-10) in the final game of a four game midweek series. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. from TD Bank Ballpark. Download today’s comprehensive game notes. Last night the Patriots had their 13 game winning streak snapped as they fell by a final of 6-4. It was the longest winning streak to start a season in Atlantic League history.  gameday1

Starting Pitching Matchup

Lefty Darin Gorski (1-0, 4.65 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while fellow southpaw Scott Snodgress (0-1, 10.28 ERA) will toss for Southern Maryland.

Comeback Kids

Somerset has seven come from behind wins this season. Twice they have erased three run deficits. They have four one-run wins, four last at bat wins and three extra inning wins.

Sharing The Wealth

Somerset has spanked 10 home runs by seven different players

Somerset Speedsters

The Patriots lead the Atlantic League in stolen bases at 22

Kid Kelly

Scott Kelly is in the midst of a six game hitting streak. He has the third best batting average in the Atlantic League coming in at a .378 clip.

Consistently Consistent

Trayvon Robinson is in the midst of a team-high 11 game hitting streak. Aharon Eggleston is in the midst of an eight game hitting streak.

Closing Time

Jon Hunton, entering his 5th year with the Patriots, is two saves away from becoming the all-time saves leader in Atlantic League history. He currently has 133. Jim Ed Warden, formerly of Southern Maryland, holds the mark with 134.

My Rewards Code

Download the Somerset Patriots App in the App Store on your mobile device or tablet. In the top left corner go to the drop down menu then select My Rewards. Today’s Game Notes secret code is “Lipso17” so type Lipso17 and click submit and you can earn free rewards points. You can win prizes throughout the season by amassing rewards points.

Follow Us

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 Download the free new Patriots App by searching Somerset Patirots in the App Store on your phone or tablet.


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