Somerset scored in the bottom half of the first on an RBI base hit by Jake Fox for the 1-0 lead.
The Patriots added to their lead in the third on a solo homerun by Yunesky Sanchez (5).
A sacrifice fly in the fifth tacked on another run for Somerset for the 3-0 advantage.
Sugar Land got on the board in the top half of the sixth on a solo homerun by Chase Lambin (3) to cut the lead to 3-1.
Somerset starter Brad Thompson (2-0) got the win after allowing a run in seven innings of work. Scott Elarton (0-1) got the loss for Sugar Land, allowing two runs on six hits in four innings pitched. Jon Hunton came on to pitch a scoreless ninth to pick up his first save of the season.
The 2013 Somerset Patriots season presented by Ford continues on the road until Friday, May 3rd when the Patriots return home for a 7:05 pm game against the Bridgeport Bluefish. For tickets, call (908) 252-0700 or visit www.somersetpatriots.com.