Ducks Double Up Patriots 4-2

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Central Islip, NY – The Long Island Ducks (15-21, 55-50) defeated the Somerset Patriots (22-14, 69-37) 4-2 Friday evening from Bethpage Ballpark. AUGUST15thGRAPHIC

In the top of the fifth inning center fielder Jonny Tucker sliced a two RBI single to give Somerset a 2-0 advantage.

The Ducks scored four runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to take a 4-2 lead. Second baseman Cody Puckett served a two RBI double while catcher Brandon Bantz socked a two run home run (3).

Jared Lansford (5-4) earned the win tossing a complete game while scattering seven hits and two runs. Matt Maloney (8-6) endured the loss hurling 5.2 innings while allowing four runs yet none earned.

The 2014 Somerset Patriots season presented by Ford will continue on the road until Monday, August 18th when the Patriots are home at TD Bank Ballpark for a 7:05 p.m. game against the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs. For tickets, call (908) 252-0700 or visit www.somersetpatriots.com.

 

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