Patriots Blank Ducks 2-0

71015newsBridgewater, NJ – The Somerset Patriots (1-0, 51-20) shutout the Long Island Ducks (0-1, 46-24) 2-0 Friday evening at TD Bank Ballpark in front of a season-high 8,038 fans.


In the bottom of the first inning right fielder Michael Burgess recorded a RBI groundout to give Somerset a 1-0 advantage.


Burgess blasted a home run (3) in the bottom of the sixth inning to give the Patriots a 2-0 lead.


Matt Zielinski earned the win (4-1) tossing six scoreless innings. John Brownell sustained the loss (6-2) hurling six frames while scattering two runs. Jon Hunton notched the save (19) throwing the final inning.


The 2015 Somerset Patriots season presented by Ford will continue tomorrow when the Somerset Patriots remain at TD Bank Ballpark for a 7:05 p.m. game against the Long Island Ducks. For tickets, call 908-252-0700 or visit www.somersetpatriots.com.

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