In the top of the fourth inning shortstop Scott Kelly sliced a RBI single to give Somerset a 1-0 advantage.
The Patriots plated a pair of runs in the top of the fifth inning to increase their lead to 3-0. Right fielder Luis Montanez and catcher Adam Donachie each drew bases loaded walks.
An error by third baseman Ramon Castro led to an unearned run in the top of the seventh as Somerset’s lead grew to 4-0.
Daniel Herrera (3-0) earned the win tossing four scoreless innings while allowing just three hits. DJ Mitchell (5-6) suffered the loss lasting 4.1 innings while walking five batters and issuing three runs.
The 2014 Somerset Patriots season presented by Ford will continue on the road until Thursday, July 24th when the Patriots return home at TD Bank Ballpark for a 7:05 p.m. game against the York Revolution. For tickets, call (908) 252-0700 or visit www.somersetpatriots.com.