Skeeters Blank Patriots 5-0

JUNE29thGRAPHICSugar Land, TX – The Sugar Land Skeeters (33-29) shutout the Somerset Patriots (41-22) 5-0 Sunday afternoon from Constellation Field. These two squads split the four game weekend series.


In the bottom of the first inning second baseman Delwyn Young sliced a RBI single to give the Skeeters an early 1-0 advantage.


Left fielder Ryan Langerhans socked a RBI sacrifice fly to increase the Sugar Land lead to 2-0 in the bottom of the second inning.


The Skeeters added another run in the bottom of the third inning when right fielder Neil Medchill tallied a RBI sacrifice fly making the contest 3-0.


Center fielder Brian Barton stroked a RBI single in the bottom of the fourth inning to expand Sugar Land’s lead to 4-0.


Sugar Land plated its final run in the bottom of the seventh inning as first baseman Travis Scott socked a solo home run (5) to make the score 5-0.


Matt Wright (6-5) earned the win tossing six scoreless innings. Matt Langwell (3-6) suffered the lost hurling three innings while surrendering three runs.


The 2014 Somerset Patriots season presented by Ford will continue tomorrow night when the Patriots return to TD Bank Ballpark for a 7:05 p.m. game against the Lancaster Barnstormers. The game includes Bark In The Park Night. For tickets, call (908) 252-0700 or visit www.somersetpatriots.com.


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