The Patriots got on the board first in the fifth after Jorge Cortes reached on a double and eventually came around to score on a wild pitch for the 1-0 lead.
Somerset added to their lead in the seventh after James Skelton (3) drove a two run homerun over the right field wall to make the score 3-0.
The Patriots extended the lead in the bottom of the eighth inning on a two-run single by Jeff Baisley and an RBI single by Skelton for the 6-0 final.
Patriots starter Josh Lowey (11-7) picked up the win, pitching seven scoreless innings. Sugar Land starter Cesar Carillo (0-1) suffered the loss, allowing a run in six innings of work.
The 2013 Somerset Patriots season presented by Ford will continue on Saturday evening when they take on the Sugar Land Skeeters at 7:05 pm. The game features a Post-Game Fireworks Show Presented by Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. For tickets, call (908) 252-0700 or visit www.somersetpatriots.com.