May 25th Game Notes; Skeeters @ Patriots


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Bridgewater, NJ –Tonight the Somerset Patriots (20-12) host the Sugar Land Skeeters (18-14) for the middle 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 Skeeters are 4-0 against the Patriots this year. The Patriots hold a 1.5 game lead over the Ducks in the Liberty Division. The Skeeters are tied atop the Freedom Division with York.gameday1

Starting Pitching Matchup

Lefty Matt Bywater (0-1, 6.13 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while fellow southpaw Aaron Thompson (1-0, 3.24 ERA) will toss for Long Island.

Home Woes

The Patriots began the year 11-1 at home but since are 1-5 at the Jewel of the Atlantic League

Producing To All Fields

Matt Fields is tied for second in the Atlantic League in RBI with 19

Lack Of Fundamentals

The Patriots have committed at least one error in 15 of their last 17 games. They have committed the second most errors in the Atlantic League with 33. Patriots are 9-1 when they don’t make an error.

Keeping Up With The Jones

Mycal Jones is 10-for-19 during his modest five game hitting streak. He has four steals over that span as well.

Somerset Speedsters

Somerset has swiped the most bases in the league with 51. That’s 14 more than the next closest team. Nine different players have multiple steals. Scott Kelly leads the league with 15.

Patience Is A Virtue

In 22 games Rob Kral has 18 walks good for third most in the Atlantic League

My Rewards Code

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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 Patriots in the App Store on your phone or tablet.


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