Quantcast

Patriots Power Past Blue Crabs 7-5

72814recapBridgewater, NJ – The Somerset Patriots (10-9, 56-32) defeated the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs (10-9, 39-50) 7-5 Monday evening from TD Bank Ballpark.

 

In the top of the first inning first baseman Luke Murton smacked a RBI single to give Southern Maryland an early 1-0 advantage.

 

The Patriots tied the contest at 1-1 in the home half of the first inning as second baseman Jeff Dominguez poked a RBI single.

 

Shortstop Bobby Stevens pounded a RBI triple in the top of the second inning as the Blue Crabs grabbed a 2-1 lead.

 

Catcher Adam Donachie belted a home run (7) to even the score at 2-2 in the bottom of the second inning.

 

Somerset took the lead in the bottom of the fourth frame as third baseman Corey Smith slugged a home run (10) to make the score 3-2.

 

The Patriots plated four runs in the bottom of the fifth inning to expand their lead to 7-2. First baseman Daryle Ward cranked a three run home run (2) while right fielder Luis Montanez tallied a RBI double.

 

The Blue Crabs scratched across three runs in the top of the seventh inning to cut the deficit to 7-5. Stevens sliced a RBI single while third baseman Angel Chavez and center fielder Jermaine Mitchell recorded RBI groundouts.

 

Gary Moran (9-3) earned the win tossing six innings while allowing five runs. Gaby Hernandez (4-7) endured the loss surrendering seven runs and giving up three home runs. Jon Hunton notched his Atlantic League leading 30th save pitching a scoreless ninth inning.

 

The 2014 Somerset Patriots season presented by Ford will continue tomorrow morning when the Patriots are home at TD Bank Ballpark for an 11:05 a.m. game against the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs. For tickets, call (908) 252-0700 or visit www.somersetpatriots.com.

Your Thoughts

comments

Please Support Independent Journalism In Franklin Township!

No other media outlet covering Franklin Township brings you the depth of information presented by the Franklin Reporter & Advocate. Period. We are the only truly independent media serving the Eight Villages.

But we can only do that with your support. Please consider a yearly subscription to our online news site; at $37 a year, it’s one of the best investments you can make in our community.

To subscribe, please click here.

Other News From The Eight Villages …

Sign Up For The Morning Report!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *