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Lancaster, PA – The Lancaster Barnstormers (32-28, 68-61) beat the Somerset Patriots (39-20, 85-44) 2-1 Wednesday night from Clipper Magazine Stadium to even the best of three series.

Lancaster forces rubber match tomorrow night
Lancaster forces rubber match tomorrow night

In the top of the third inning left fielder Aharon Eggleston sliced a RBI single to give the Patriots an early 1-0 advantage.

Lancaster plated a pair of runs in the ensuing half inning to take a 2-1 lead which would be the final. Third baseman Olmo Rosario ripped a RBI double while shortstop Joe Thurston tallied a RBI single.

Derrick Loop (4-6) earned the win tossing 6.2 innings of one run baseball. Erik Arnesen (13-3) hurled a complete game and was the tough luck loser. Yoslan Herrera (11) notched the save.

The 2013 Somerset Patriots season presented by Ford will continue on the road until Tuesday, September 10th when they return home to take on the Bridgeport Bluefish at 7:05 p.m. For tickets, call (908) 252-0700 or visit


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