Bridgewater, NJ- The York Revolution defeated the Somerset Patriots 7-1 in front of 5,456 fans at TD Bank Ballpark on Monday evening.
York jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the top of the first after Jeff Fiorentino came around to score on a fielder’s choice by Andres Perez.
The Revolution added a run in the fourth on a solo homerun by Michael Hernandez (12).
York exploded to score four runs the following inning, highlighted by a three run homerun over the left field wall by Perez (16) to increase their lead to 6-0.
The Revolution continued to add to their lead in the seventh after Ramon Castro scored on a Johan Limonta ground out to make the score 7-1.
York starter Chris Cody (8-11) got the win after allowing a run on four hits in seven innings of work. Somerset starter Jon Kibler (0-1) suffered the loss, allowing six runs on six hits in five innings pitched.
The 2012 Somerset Patriots Season presented by Ford will continue at home on Tuesday afternoon when the Patriots take on the York Revolution at 11:05 am. Come out to the ballpark and enjoy lunch and baseball. For tickets, call (908) 252-0700 or visit www.somersetpatriots.com.