LANCASTER EDGES SOMERSET 2-1

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Lancaster, PA – The Lancaster Barnstormers (6-3) defeated the Somerset Patriots (6-3) 2-1 Sunday afternoon from Clipper Magazine Stadium. The Stormers have won two of the first three games of this four game wrap around weekend series.

Somerset and Lancaster are each 6-3 on the year
Somerset and Lancaster are each 6-3 on the year

In the top of the first inning second baseman Nate Spears scored a run via a balk by the pitcher Cody Scarpetta as Somerset took an early 1-0 advantage.

First baseman Bobby Kielty launched a long solo home run (1) to left field as Lancaster tied the game at 1-1 in the bottom of the second inning.

Lancaster broke the tie in the bottom of the seventh inning when left fielder Fred Lewis smacked a solo home run (1) to right field to put the Barnstormers on top 2-1 which would be the final score.

Kyle Blair (1-0) earned the win in relief. Mike DeMark (0-1) suffered the loss in relief. Brodie Downs notched his first save of the season pitching a scoreless ninth inning.

The 2014 Somerset Patriots season presented by Ford will continue on the road until Tuesday, May 13th when the Patriots return to TD Bank Ballpark for a 7:05 p.m. game against the Camden Riversharks. For tickets, call (908) 252-0700 or visit www.somersetpatriots.com.

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