Bridgeport, CT –Tonight the Somerset Patriots (18-9) visit the Bridgeport Bluefish (9-17) for the series finale from Harbor Yard. First pitch is scheduled for 7:12 p.m. Download today’s comprehensive game notes. The Bluefish have won two of the first three games of the series. There have been a combined 12 errors from both teams in the series thus far.
Starting Pitching Matchup
Lefty Efrain Nieves (3-0, 0.45 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while righty hurler R.J. Hively (0-3, 6.39 ERA) will toss for Bridgeport.
Producing To All Fields
Matt Fields has 10 RBI in his last 5 games. He has at least one in each of his last five games. He leads the Atlantic League in RBI with 19
Back Down To Earth
Since a record setting 13-0 start to the season, the Patriots are 5-9. They recently lost four in a row which tied the second longest losing streak since 2013.
Lack Of Fundamentals
The Patriots have committed at least one error in 11 of their last 12 games
Second Time Around
In 12 appearances this year, Gus Schlosser has hurled 11.1 scoreless innings. Last year he yielded eight runs in 19.0 innings
Eric Farris in the midst of an eight game hitting streak
Somerset has swiped the most bases in the league with 44. That’s 11 more than the next closest team. Nine different players have multiple steals.
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