Patriots Salvage Series With 11-8 Win Over Revolution

York, PA – The Somerset Patriots (29-23, 76-46) defeated the York Revolution (29-23, 70-52) 11-8 Monday evening from Santander Stadium. The victory snapped Somerset’s three game losing streak. SEPT1GRAPHIC

In the top of the first inning the Patriots jumped out to a 2-0 lead as left fielder Aharon Eggleston sprayed a RBI double and designated hitter Corey Smith stroked a RBI single.

York tied the game at 2-2 in the bottom of the first as third baseman Travis Garcia crushed a two run home run (14).

Catcher Shea Harris served a go ahead RBI single in the top of the second inning to put Somerset in front 3-2. Audio of the hit.

Right fielder Justin Greene punched a RBI single in the bottom of the second inning to even the contest at 3-3.

The Patriots retook the lead in the top of the fourth inning as they plated three runs making the score 6-3. Third baseman Brian Barden and Harris each poked RBI singles while second baseman Jeff Dominguez recorded a RBI double. Audio of Shea’s second big knock.

The Revolution got a run back in the ensuing half inning as catcher Alberto Espinosa tallied a RBI single cutting the deficit to 6-4.

Somerset added a run in the top of the fifth inning as first baseman Daryle Ward cranked a RBI double increasing the lead to 7-4.

In the top of the sixth inning the Patriots batted around and scored four times to take an 11-4 advantage. Pinch hitter Adam Donachie hit a home run (8) audio, Smith hit a RBI double, Ward hit a RBI single and another run came across via a throwing error from shortstop Wilson Valdez.

York responded with four runs of their own in the home half of the sixth inning to cut the margin to 11-8. Espinosa hit and Garcia hit RBI single, a run scored via a wild pitch hurled by Cory Harrilchak and second baseman Eric Patterson brought home via a RBI groundout.

David Harden (2-5) earned the win tossing five innings while scattering four runs. Alain Quijano (10-8) sustained the loss surrendering 11 runs on 14 hits. Jon Hunton notched his Atlantic League leading 43rd save.

The 2014 Somerset Patriots season presented by Ford will continue on the road until Friday, September 5th when the Patriots are home at 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.

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