The Blue Crabs took a 2-0 lead in the top of the second inning on a run-scoring wild pitch and an RBI single by Angelys Nina.
Southern Maryland added three runs to the lead in the top of the sixth inning on a solo home run by Devon Rodriguez (2), a run-scoring wild pitch, and an RBI single by Edwin Garcia to make the score 5-0.
Jon Griffin’s solo home run (5) in the top of the seventh inning increased the lead to 6-0. Griffin struck again in the top of the eighth inning with an RBI single for a 7-0 advantage.
Brandon Cumpton (4-3) picked up the win, scattering five hits and striking out five batters in seven scoreless innings pitched. Trevor Foss (2-4) suffered the loss, allowing five earned runs on eight hits in 5.2 innings pitched.
The 2018 Somerset Patriots Season presented by Ford will continue at home on Saturday, June 23rd with a 7:05 pm game against the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs. The features a Post Game Fireworks Show presented by Centenary University. For tickets, visit www.somersetpatriots.com.