Bridgewater, NJ – The Somerset Patriots (37-16) shutout the Bridgeport Bluefish (20-32) 4-0 Thursday evening at TD Bank Ballpark. With the victory the Patriots won the series and are now 9-0-2 in their last 11 series.
The Patriots scored three times in the bottom of the second inning to grab a 3-0 advantage. Shortstop Robert Andino hammered a two RBI double while catcher James Skelton socked a RBI sacrifice fly.
In the bottom of the seventh inning Skelton ripped a RBI double to increase the lead to 4-0.
Randy Boone earned the win (3-1) tossing a complete game shutout. He only scattered four hits while striking out five and walked none. It only took him 86 pitches. Cory Riordan sustained the loss (2-2) surrendering four runs on nine hits in 6.1 innings of work.
The 2015 Somerset Patriots season presented by Ford will continue tomorrow when the Patriots remain at TD Bank Ballpark for a 7:05 p.m. game against the Sugar Land Skeeters. For tickets, call 908-252-0700 or visit www.somersetpatriots.com.