Bridgewater, NJ –Today the Somerset Patriots (20-13) host the Sugar Land Skeeters (19-14) for the final game of a three game midweek series. First pitch is scheduled for 11:05 a.m. from TD Bank Ballpark. Download today’s comprehensive game notes. The Skeeters are 5-0 against the Patriots this year. The Patriots hold a 0.5 game lead over the Ducks in the Liberty Division. The Skeeters are tied atop the Freedom Division with York. Tomorrow Somerset embarks on a nonstop seven game road trip.
Starting Pitching Matchup
Righty Mickey Storey (0-1, 5.18 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while fellow righty hurler Parker Frazier (4-1, 4.21 ERA) will toss for Sugar Land.
The Patriots began the year 11-1 at home but since are 1-6 at the Jewel of the Atlantic League
In his first 26 games Carlos Guzman only had one home run but he has now homered in back-to-back games.
Keeping Up With The Jones
Mycal Jones is 12-for-23 (.522) during his modest six game hitting streak. He has four steals and four RBI over that span as well.
Somerset has swiped the most bases in the league with 52. That’s 15 more than the next closest team. Nine different players have multiple steals. Scott Kelly leads the league with 15.
Lack Of Fundamentals
The Patriots have committed at least one error in 15 of their last 18 games. They have committed the second most errors in the Atlantic League with 33. Patriots are 9-2 when they don’t make an error.
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