York, PA –Today the Somerset Patriots (21-15) visit the York Revolution (21-15) for the third game of a four game wrap around Memorial Day Weekend Series. First pitch is scheduled for 1:00 p.m. from PeoplesBank Park. Download today’s comprehensive game notes. The Patriots are 4-1 against the Revolution this year and lead the all-time series 93-88. The teams have combined to slug eight home runs within the first two games of the series.
Starting Pitching Matchup
Righty Scott McGregor (2-3, 3.46 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while fellow righty hurler Jorge Martinez (2-2, 2.16 ERA) will toss for York.
Battling Through Adversity
After a record setting 13-0 start to usher in 2016, the Patriots are 8-15 in their last 22 games and have lost 10 of their last 14.
After 36 games the Patriots and Ducks are tied atop of the Liberty Division. The Patriots do indeed own the tiebreaker. New Britain is 3.0 games back. York is 1.0 game ahead of Sugar Land atop the Freedom Division standings.
Keeping Up With The Jones
Mycal Jones is 18-for-35 (.512) during his season-high nine game hitting streak. He has seven steals and six RBI over that span as well.
Keep The Ball Down
Patriots’ pitchers have surrendered 10 home runs in the last five games. Patriots pitchers have surrendered seven first inning runs in the last five games.
Somerset has swiped the most bases in the league with 57. That’s 17 more than the next closest team. Nine different players have multiple steals. Scott Kelly leads the league with 16. The team has only been caught 10 times all year.
Lack Of Fundamentals
The Patriots have committed at least one error in 18 of their last 21 games. They have committed the most errors in the Atlantic League with 37. Patriots are 9-2 when they don’t make an error.
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