Patriots Salvage Series With 11-8 Win Over Revolution

York, PA – The Somerset Patriots (29-23, 76-46) defeated the York Revolution (29-23, 70-52) 11-8 Monday evening from Santander Stadium. The victory snapped Somerset’s three game losing streak. SEPT1GRAPHIC

In the top of the first inning the Patriots jumped out to a 2-0 lead as left fielder Aharon Eggleston sprayed a RBI double and designated hitter Corey Smith stroked a RBI single.

York tied the game at 2-2 in the bottom of the first as third baseman Travis Garcia crushed a two run home run (14).

Catcher Shea Harris served a go ahead RBI single in the top of the second inning to put Somerset in front 3-2. Audio of the hit.

Right fielder Justin Greene punched a RBI single in the bottom of the second inning to even the contest at 3-3.

The Patriots retook the lead in the top of the fourth inning as they plated three runs making the score 6-3. Third baseman Brian Barden and Harris each poked RBI singles while second baseman Jeff Dominguez recorded a RBI double. Audio of Shea’s second big knock.

The Revolution got a run back in the ensuing half inning as catcher Alberto Espinosa tallied a RBI single cutting the deficit to 6-4.

Somerset added a run in the top of the fifth inning as first baseman Daryle Ward cranked a RBI double increasing the lead to 7-4.

In the top of the sixth inning the Patriots batted around and scored four times to take an 11-4 advantage. Pinch hitter Adam Donachie hit a home run (8) audio, Smith hit a RBI double, Ward hit a RBI single and another run came across via a throwing error from shortstop Wilson Valdez.

York responded with four runs of their own in the home half of the sixth inning to cut the margin to 11-8. Espinosa hit and Garcia hit RBI single, a run scored via a wild pitch hurled by Cory Harrilchak and second baseman Eric Patterson brought home via a RBI groundout.

David Harden (2-5) earned the win tossing five innings while scattering four runs. Alain Quijano (10-8) sustained the loss surrendering 11 runs on 14 hits. Jon Hunton notched his Atlantic League leading 43rd save.

The 2014 Somerset Patriots season presented by Ford will continue on the road until Friday, September 5th when the Patriots are home at 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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September 1st Game Notes; Patriots @ Revolution

York, PA – Tonight the Somerset Patriots (28-23, 75-46) travel to the Keystone state to battle the York Revolution (29-22, 70-51) for the final game of a four game wrap around weekend series featuring these two postseason bound squads. First pitch is scheduled for 5:00 p.m. from Santander Stadium. Download today’s comprehensive game notes. Somerset is 5-11 against York this year and just 2-7 in York against the Revs.

First pitch scheduled for 5:00pm

First pitch scheduled for 5:00pm

Starting Pitching Matchup

Righty David Harden (1-5, 5.47 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while southpaw Alain Quijano (10-7, 3.95 ERA) takes the hill for the Revs.

Replicating Success

The Patriots are trying to repeat as half division title winners. They currently lead the 2nd Half Liberty Division standings by 3.0 games over Long Island with 19 games to go. The Ducks own the second half tiebreaker should they both finish with identical second half records.

Somerset Slumping

Somerset has lost three in a row for just the third time all year. They’ve lost five of their last six overall.

Pitching Problems

The Patriots have surrendered at least 10 hits in nine straight games to their opposition

Streaking

Ty Wright and Luis Montanez are each in the midst of nine game hitting streaks. Corey Smith has hit safely in 18 of his last 19 ball games.

Cardiac Pats

The Patriots have 36 come from behind wins, 18 wins in their final at bat and seven walk-off wins this year

Big Jon

Closer Jon Hunton leads the Atlantic League with 42 saves. That’s 14 more than anyone else in the league. Hunton has already set the Atlantic League single season saves record as he broke Mike Guilfoyle’s record of 40 done in 2003 with Bridgeport.

Postseason Bound

The Somerset Patriots are the 2014 1st Half Liberty Division Champions! This is their 13th Half Title in franchise history as the Patriots are going to the playoffs for some serious September baseball! The Patriots have elected to take the back three games of the first round series at home so they will open up the postseason on the road. Tickets are on sale by calling 908-252-0700.

Fantastic Four

The Patriots are 62-12 when they score four runs or more but only 13-34 when they score three runs or fewer.

Walk This Way

As an offense Somerset has drawn the most walks in the Atlantic League (414)

Lucky Number Seven

The Patriots are 50-3 when they lead after seven innings

SPN.TV

New to our media network this week is an episode of Kids Corner. The next live stream broadcast will be Friday, September 5th at TD Bank Ballpark against the York Revolution.

Follow Us

Be sure to follow the Patriots on twitter @SOMPatriots for immediate updates. Listen the Patriots play-by-play voice Justin Antweil broadcast the game starting at 5:00 p.m. eastern on 1450 AM WCTC or www.wctcam.com.

 

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Revolution Clip Patriots 12-11

York, PA – The York Revolution (29-22, 70-51) defeated the Somerset Patriots (28-23, 75-46) 12-11 Sunday evening from Santander Stadium. AUGUST31stGRAPHIC

In the bottom of the first inning the Revolution plated a pair of runs to take a 2-0 advantage. A run scored via a throwing error by Kevin Kotch and another run came across via a dropped third strike when first baseman Chad Tracy struck out.

Catcher Salvador Paniagua stroked a RBI double to expand York’s lead to 3-0 in the bottom of the second inning.

Tracy clobbered a home run (17) in the bottom of the third inning as York increased its lead to 4-0.

Somerset cut the deficit in half in the top of the fourth inning as right fielder Luis Montanez hit a RBI fielder’s choice and first baseman Daryle Ward ripped a RBI single.

York added two more runs in the home half of the fifth inning when designated hitter Johan Limonta pounded a two RBI double to up the score to 6-2.

The Patriots plated three runs in the top of the sixth inning to make the score 6-5. Montanez poked a RBI single while catcher Shea Harris slapped a two RBI single. Here’s audio of Harris’ hit.

The Revolution scored four times in the ensuing half inning to double up Somerset 10-5. Right fielder Justin Greene laced a RBI double and second baseman Eric Patterson launched a three run home run (15).

In the top of the eighth inning Somerset made the score 10-9 as they batted around to score four runs. A run scored via a wild pitch by Dan Cortes, pinch hitter Brian Barden coaxed a bases loaded walk, and left fielder Aharon Eggleston sliced a two RBI double.

York responded with two runs in the ensuing half inning as Tracy hit a RBI infield single and Limonta tallied a RBI sacrifice fly to up the score to 12-9.

Somerset pushed across two runs in the top of the ninth inning to make the score 12-11 which would be the final as Ward and Harris each recorded RBI groundouts.

Scott Gorgen (6-8) earned the win tossing 5.1 innings while allowing five runs. Matt Maloney (8-8) endured the loss hurling 5.2 innings whiles surrendering eight runs. Beau Vaughan earned his first save of the season.

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August 31st Game Notes; Patriots @ Revolution

York, PA – Tonight the Somerset Patriots (28-22, 75-45) travel to the Keystone state to battle the York Revolution (28-22, 69-51) for the third game of a four game wrap around weekend series featuring these two postseason bound squads. First pitch is scheduled for 5:00 p.m. from Santander Stadium. Download today’s comprehensive game notes. Somerset is 5-10 against York this year and just 2-6 in York against the Revs.

First pitch scheduled for 5:00pm

First pitch scheduled for 5:00pm

Starting Pitching Matchup

Lefty Matt Maloney (8-7, 3.29 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while righty hurler Scott Gorgen (2-2, 4.65 ERA) takes the hill for the Revs.

Atlantic League Room Service

Somerset is in the midst of a nonstop eight game road trip

Pitching Problems

The Patriots have surrendered at least 10 hits in eight straight games to their opposition

Streaking

Ty Wright and Luis Montanez are each in the midst of eight game hitting streaks.

Cory Crushing

Cory Harrilchak had three home runs in his first 71 games. In his last three games he has two home runs.

Best Regular Season In Franchise History On Horizon…

If the Patriots go 16-4 in their final 20 games they’d amass 91 wins which would be a franchise record for most wins in a single season

Cardiac Pats

The Patriots have 36 come from behind wins, 18 wins in their final at bat and seven walk-off wins this year

Big Jon

Closer Jon Hunton leads the Atlantic League with 42 saves. That’s 14 more than anyone else in the league. Hunton has already set the Atlantic League single season saves record as he broke Mike Guilfoyle’s record of 40 done in 2003 with Bridgeport.

Postseason Bound

The Somerset Patriots are the 2014 1st Half Liberty Division Champions! This is their 13th Half Title in franchise history as the Patriots are going to the playoffs for some serious September baseball! The Patriots have elected to take the back three games of the first round series at home so they will open up the postseason on the road. Tickets are on sale by calling 908-252-0700.

Replicating Success

The Patriots are trying to repeat as half division title winners. They currently lead the 2nd Half Liberty Division standings by 4.0 games over Long Island.

Fantastic Four

The Patriots are 62-11 when they score four runs or more but only 13-34 when they score three runs or fewer.

Walk This Way

As an offense Somerset has drawn the most walks in the Atlantic League (408)

Lucky Number Seven

The Patriots are 50-3 when they lead after seven innings

SPN.TV

New to our media network this week is an episode of Kids Corner. The next live stream broadcast will be Friday, September 5th at TD Bank Ballpark against the York Revolution.

Follow Us

Be sure to follow the Patriots on twitter @SOMPatriots for immediate updates. Listen the Patriots play-by-play voice Justin Antweil broadcast the game starting at 5:00 p.m. eastern on 1450 AM WCTC or www.wctcam.com.

 

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Revolution Top Patriots 8-5

York, PA – The York Revolution (28-22, 69-51) defeated the Somerset Patriots (28-22, 75-45) 8-5 Saturday evening from Santander Stadium. AUGUST30thGRAPHIC

In the bottom of the first inning York grabbed a 2-0 lead as catcher Shea Harris committed a throwing error that led to a run and first baseman Chad Tracy plated a run via a RBI groundout.

Center fielder Luis Montanez cranked a two run home run (15) in the top of the fourth frame to even the contest at 2-2.

The Revolution retook the lead in the ensuing half inning as shortstop Travis Garcia clobbered a two run home run (13) to up the score to 4-2.

Somerset scored three times in the top of the fifth inning to catapult in front 5-4. Right fielder Ty Wright roped a two RBI double while third baseman Corey Smith smacked a RBI groundout.

Right fielder Justin Greene pounded a solo home run (6) to tie the game at 5-5 in the bottom of the fifth inning.

In the bottom of the seventh inning the Revolution scored three runs to take an 8-5 lead. Runs came across via a Smith throwing error, RBI triple by second baseman Eric Patterson, and RBI single by Tracy.

Greg Miller (1-8) earned the win in relief. Gary Moran (10-4) sustained the loss allowing seven runs in 6.1 innings of work. Mark Hendrickson earned the save (6) pitching a perfect ninth inning.

The 2014 Somerset Patriots season presented by Ford will continue on the road until Friday, September 5th when the Patriots are home at 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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