In the bottom of the fourth inning the Skeeters smacked back-to-back home runs to take a 4-0 advantage. First baseman Nick Stavinoha slugged a three run home run (6) and second baseman Chase Lambin socked a solo blast (3).
Somerset plated three runs in the ensuing half inning to cut the deficit to 4-3. Left fielder Aharon Eggleston slapped a two RBI triple while designated hitter Mike Wilson drilled a RBI single.
Center fielder Luis Montanez evened the contest at 4-4 in the top of the seventh inning as he hit a RBI sacrifice fly.
Sugar Land regained the lead in the bottom of the seventh inning when shortstop Taylor Harbin tallied a RBI sacrifice fly making the score 5-4 which would be the final score.
Roy Corcoran (2-0) earned the win in relief. Matt Maloney (3-3) sustained the loss as he hurled seven innings while allowing five runs and just four earned. Gary Majewski notched the save (11) pitching a scoreless final frame.
The 2014 Somerset Patriots season presented by Ford will continue on the road until Monday, June 30th when the Patriots return to TD Bank Ballpark for a 7:05 p.m. game against the Lancaster Barnstormers. The game includes Bark In The Park Night. For tickets, call (908) 252-0700 or visit www.somersetpatriots.com.