SKEETERS CRUSH PATRIOTS 10-1

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Sugar Land, TX – The Sugar Land Skeeters (24-33, 60-67) defeated the Somerset Patriots (32-25, 82-45) 10-1 Monday evening at Constellation Field.sept07FINAL

In the bottom of the second inning pitch R.J. Seidel hurled a wild pitch that plated left fielder Johan Limonta to give Sugar Land a 1-0 advantage.

First baseman Delwyn Young slapped a RBI single to give Sugar Land a 2-0 lead in the bottom of the third inning.

The Patriots cut the deficit in half in the top of the fourth inning when designated hitter Matt Fields pounded a home run (2) making the score 2-1.

The Skeeters plated a pair of runs in the ensuing half inning to increase their lead to 4-1. Catcher Kelly Cross ripped a RBI double and designated hitter Willy Taveras blooped a RBI single.

In the bottom of the seventh inning the Skeeters scored six runs to make the score 10-1. Second baseman Jeff Dominguez blasted a grand slam (5) and shortstop Renny Osuna drilled a two RBI double.

Michael Nix earned the win (2-0) hurling six innings while allowing one run on eight hits. Seidel sustained the loss (2-6) tossing six innings while allowing four runs on six hits.

The 2015 Somerset Patriots season presented by Ford will continue tomorrow night when the Somerset Patriots return to 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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