York Defeats Patriots 7-2

MAY27thGRAPHICYork, PA – The York Revolution (20-12) defeated the Somerset Patriots (20-11) 7-2 Tuesday evening from Santander Stadium. This was the first game of a three game midweek series.

In the bottom of the first inning York scored three runs to take an early 3-0 advantage. Designated hitter Johan Limonta slashed a two RBI double and third baseman Ofilio Castro recorded a RBI single.

Somerset plated a pair of runs in the top of the second inning to cut the deficit to 3-2. Corey Smith scored on an error by Castro and catcher Damaso Espino sliced a RBI single.

Limonta socked a three run home run (6) in the home half of the third inning as York added to its lead at 6-2.

The Revolution added a run in the bottom of the fifth as Castro slapped a RBI single making the score 7-2 which would the final score.

Corey Thurman (1-1) earned the win tossing six innings. He struck out five, walked none and gave up no earned runs. Matt Langwell (2-3) suffered the loss as he surrendered a season-high seven runs in six innings of work.

The 2014 Somerset Patriots season presented by Ford will continue on the road until Monday, June 2nd when the Patriots return to TD Bank Ballpark for a 7:05 p.m. game against the York Revolution. For tickets, call (908) 252-0700 or visit www.somersetpatriots.com.

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