Patriots Start Series On Wright Foot

gamerecapupdate6214Bridgewater, NJ- The Somerset Patriots defeated the York Revolution 6-5 at TD Bank Ballpark on Monday evening.

The Revolution jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the top of the first inning on a two-run double by Eric Patterson and a sacrifice fly by Chad Tracy.

The Patriots wasted no time tying up the game in the bottom of the frame on a three-run home run by Ty Wright (4).

Somerset took the lead with three runs in the bottom of the fourth inning on a Jonny Tucker RBI single, an RBI double by Edwin Maysonet, and an RBI grounder by Adam Donachie to make the score 6-3.

York cut the lead to 6-4 on an RBI groundout by Wilson Valdez in the top of the fifth inning.

The Revolution made it a one run game in the top of the ninth on an RBI ground out by Justin Greene for the 6-5 final.

Patriots starter Erik Arnesen (4-2) picked up the win, allowing four runs on nine hits in seven innings pitched. York starter Alain Quijano (4-3) suffered the loss, allowing six runs on 11 hits in 5.2 innings pitched. Jon Hunton earned his ninth save of the season.

The 2014 Somerset Patriots Season presented by Ford will at home on Tuesday night with a 7:05 pm game against the York Revolution. For tickets, call (908) 252-0700 or visit www.somersetpatriots.com.

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