The Patriots took a 2-0 lead in the bottom of the second inning on an RBI groundout by Aharon Eggleston and a sacrifice fly by Damaso Espino.
Somerset added to the lead in the bottom of the third on a bases loaded hit by pitch of Ty Wright that made the score 3-0.
The winning pitcher for Somerset was Jason Lowey (1-0) who pitched a scoreless inning. Aaron Tullo (0-1) took the loss, allowing three runs in 2.1 innings pitched. Jon Hunton came on to record his first save of the season with a scoreless inning pitched.
The 2014 Somerset Patriots Season presented by Ford will continue on the road until Tuesday, May 13th when the Patriots return to TD Bank Ballpark for a 7:05 pm game against the Camden Riversharks. For tickets, call (908) 252-0700 or visit www.somersetpatriots.com.