Patriots Win Sixth Straight

gamerecap623Bridgewater, NJ- The Somerset Patriots defeated the Bridgeport Bluefish 5-1 at TD Bank Ballpark on Monday evening.


The Bluefish took a 1-0 lead in the top of the first on a sacrifice fly by Prentice Redman.


Somerset tied up the game in the bottom of the third on an RBI triple by Luis Montanez.


The Patriots powered their way into the lead in the bottom of the fifth on back-to-back home runs by Mike Wilson (3) and Corey Smith (5) to make the score 4-1.


Montanez hit an RBI single in the bottom of the seventh to make the score 5-1.


Patriots starter Matt Langwell (3-5) picked up the win, allowing a run on three hits in six innings pitched. Bluefish reliever Joe Bateman (0-2) suffered the loss, allowing three runs on two hits in 1.1 innings pitched.


The 2014 Somerset Patriots Season presented by Ford will continue at home on Tuesday evening with a 7:05 pm game against the Bluefish. The game includes a School’s Out For Summer Fireworks Show presented by Morristown Medical Center.  For tickets, call (908) 252-0700 or visit www.somersetpatriots.com.

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