Patriots Win It 3-2 In 17 Innings

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Bridgewater, NJ- A walk off fielder’s choice in the bottom of the 17th inning by Dan Hennigan lifted the Somerset Patriots 3-2 over the Long Island Ducks at TD Bank Ballpark on Wednesday evening.

The Patriots jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the second inning on a solo homerun by Corey Smith (10).

A two run homerun by Lee Cruz (6) in the top of the fourth gave Long Island the lead and made the score 2-1.

Smith tied the game up with his second homer of the game (11) in the bottom of the seventh.

Chase Wright (5-3) got the win for Somerset after tossing two scoreless innings.  Chris Hayes (3-4) suffered the loss for the Ducks after surrendering the go ahead run.

The 2012 Somerset Patriots Season presented by Ford will continue at home on Thursday night when they take on the Ducks at 7:05 pm.  The game features Bark in the Park Night with a chance for all fans to bring their dog to the ballpark.  For tickets, call  (908) 252-0700 or visit www.somersetpatriots.com.

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