The Riversharks took a 2-0 lead in the top of the fourth inning on a home run by Alex Hudak (1).
Somerset cut the lead to 2-1 in the bottom of the inning on a Luis Montanez RBI single.
The Patriots tied up the game in the fifth on an RBI infield single by Jonny Tucker.
The Patriots took the lead in the bottom of the sixth inning on an RBI fielder’s choice by Ty Wright and another on a throwing error by first baseman Joe Dunigan that made the score 4-2.
Patriots reliever Matt Zielinski (1-0) picked up the win with two scoreless innings pitched. Riversharks reliever Bryan Morgado (0-1) suffered the loss, allowing two runs in 0.1 innings pitched.
The 2014 Somerset Patriots season presented by Ford will continue at home on Wednesday night with a 7:05 pm game against the Camden Riversharks. For tickets, call (908) 252-0700 or visit www.somersetpatriots.com.