In the top of the first inning designated hitter Travis Garcia pounded a RBI double to give York an early 1-0 advantage.
The Patriots plated three runs in the home half of the first inning to take a 3-1 lead as right fielder Luis Montanez poked a RBI double and left fielder Ty Wright legged out a two RBI infield single.
Second baseman Jonny Tucker drilled a RBI single in the bottom of the eighth inning to expand Somerset’s lead to 4-1.
Derell McCall (5-4) earned the win tossing a season-high seven innings while surrendering just one run. Alain Quijano (7-6) endured the loss hurling seven innings while allowing three runs. Jon Hunton notched his Atlantic League leading 29th save pitching the ninth inning.
The 2014 Somerset Patriots season presented by Ford will continue tomorrow night when the Patriots are home at TD Bank Ballpark for a 5:05 p.m. game against the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs. For tickets, call (908) 252-0700 or visit www.somersetpatriots.com.