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Skelton’s Walk Off Single Wins It For Patriots In 10th

51415newsBridgewater, NJ – The Somerset Patriots (12-6) edged the Lancaster Barnstormers (6-15) 2-1 in 10 innings Thursday evening from TD Bank Ballpark. Catcher James Skelton ripped a walk-off RBI single to propel the Patriots to the series sweep over the reigning Atlantic League Champions.

 

In the bottom of the first inning third baseman David Vidal stroked a RBI single to give Somerset a 1-0 advantage.

 

Lancaster evened the contest at 1-1 in the top of the second inning when pitcher Randy Boone hurled a wild pitch that plated shortstop Lance Zawadzki.

 

This was Somerset’s fourth walk-off win of the season and their sixth win in its final at-bat through the first 18 games of 2015.

 

R.J. Seidel (2-0) earned the win in relief. Brian Morgado (0-2) suffered the loss in relief.

 

The 2015 Somerset Patriots season presented by Ford will continue on the road until the Patriots return to TD Bank Ballpark for a 7:05 p.m. game against the Bridgeport Bluefish on Tuesday, May 19th. For tickets, call 908-252-0700 or visit www.somersetpatriots.com.

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