Patriots Rally Past Barnstormers 3-2


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Lancaster, PA – The Somerset Patriots (22-13, 69-36) defeated the Lancaster Barnstormers (17-17, 56-48) 3-2 Thursday evening from Clipper Magazine Stadium. AUGUST14thGRAPHIC

In the bottom of the fourth inning right fielder Ben Francisco hit a two RBI double to give the Barnstormers a 2-0 advantage.

The Patriots scored three times in the top of the ninth inning to take a 3-2 lead. Third baseman Brian Barden sprayed a two RBI triple and he came around to score on a throwing error by second baseman Reggie Corona. Audio of game winning hit.

Lee Hyde (2-0) earned the win in relief. Jason Urquidez (3-1) blew the save and sustained the loss. Jon Hunton notched the save (37). Hunton tied a Somerset Patriots single season record for most saves in a year. Last year Hunton tallied 37 saves. Audio of final out.

The 2014 Somerset Patriots season presented by Ford will continue on the road until Monday, August 18th when the Patriots are home at TD Bank Ballpark for a 7:05 p.m. game against the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs. For tickets, call (908) 252-0700 or visit



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