Revolution Top Patriots 11-5

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York, PA – The York Revolution (2-0, 43-29) defeated the Somerset Patriots (0-2, 46-25) 11-5 Tuesday evening from Santander Stadium. The game was delayed 91 minutes in the second inning due to rain. JULY8thGRAPHIC

In the top of the first inning third baseman Corey Smith socked a RBI double to give the Patriots an early 1-0 advantage.

York plated a pair of runs in the bottom of the first inning as first baseman Johan Limonta drilled a RBI triple while designated hitter Chad Tracy hit a RBI sacrifice fly to give the Revolution a 2-1 lead. 

The Patriots scored three runs in the top of the third inning to grab a 4-2 lead. Designated hitter Ty Wright hammered a RBI double while third baseman Corey Smith clubbed a two run home run (8).

The Revolution tallied six runs as they batted around in the bottom of the fourth inning to take an 8-4 lead that they’d never relinquish. Third baseman Travis Garcia roped a RBI double, right fielder Justin Greene clobbered a three RBI triple, a run scored on a Smith fielding error and shortstop Wilson Valdez hit a RBI sacrifice fly. 

Tracy spanked a solo home run (10) in the bottom of the fifth inning to up the advantage to 9-4 in favor of York.

Catcher Adam Donachie hit a RBI groundout to cut the deficit to 9-5 in the top of the sixth inning. 

York added a pair of runs in the bottom of the sixth inning as Greene smacked a RBI double and Limonta tallied a RBI single as the score grew to 11-5.

Beau Vaughan (4-2) earned the win tossing four innings while allowing just one run. Matt Zielinski (7-3) suffered the loss as all three of his losses have occurred against the York Revolution. 

The 2014 Somerset Patriots season presented by Ford will continue on the road until Thursday, July 10th when the Patriots return to TD Bank Ballpark for a 7:05 p.m. game against the Sugar Land Skeeters. The game includes Tote Bags (1st 2,000) presented by Applegate Farms and SpongeBob Night. For tickets, call (908) 252-0700 or visit www.somersetpatriots.com.

 

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