Jonny Tucker won it for Somerset on a walk off double in the bottom of the 15th inning.
The Patriots took a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the second on a lead off solo home run by Dennis Raben (1).
The Ducks claimed the lead with two runs in the top of the fourth on a sacrifice fly by Lew Ford and an RBI single by Ryan Strieby to make the score 2-1.
Somerset answered to tie up the game with an RBI triple by Nate Spears in the bottom of the sixth inning.
Derell McCall (1-0) picked up the win with two scoreless innings pitched. Casey Barnes (0-1) suffered the loss with 0.2 innings pitched.
The 2014 Somerset Patriots season presented by Ford will continue at home on Saturday night with a 7:05 pm game against the Ducks. The first 2,000 fans in attendance will receive a T-Shirt presented by TD Bank. For tickets, call (908) 252-0700 or visit www.somersetpatriots.com.