York, PA – The Somerset Patriots (21-11) defeated the York Revolution (20-13) 8-3 Wednesday evening from Santander Stadium. These two squads have split the first two games of this three game midweek set.
In the bottom of the second inning York plated a pair of runs to take an early 2-0 advantage. Designated hitter Ofilio Castro drove in a run via a RBI groundout and third baseman Travis Garcia sliced a RBI triple
Somerset scored four runs in the ensuing half inning to take a 4-2 lead. Left fielder Aharon Eggleston stroked a two RBI single, third baseman Corey Smith slapped a RBI double, and first baseman Robbie Widlansky drove in a run via a RBI groundout.
The Patriots added two runs in the top of the fifth inning to increase their lead to 6-2. Right fielder Luis Montanez recorded a RBI double and Widlansky plated a run via a RBI fielder’s choice.
Two additional runs scored for Somerset in the top of the sixth inning making the score 8-2. Scott Kelly scored on a throwing error by first baseman Chad Tracy and Smith tallied a RBI sacrifice fly.
York made the contest 8-3 in the bottom of the sixth inning as Garcia hit a RBI sacrifice fly.
Erik Arnesen (3-2) earned the win as he tossed six innings and allowed just two earned runs. Alain Quijano (4-2) suffered the lost lasting five innings while surrendering six runs on nine hits.
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.