Ducks Defeat Patriots 3-1


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Central Islip, NY – The Long Island Ducks (20-22, 60-51) defeated the Somerset Patriots (24-18, 71-41) 3-1 Thursday evening from Bethpage Ballpark. AUGUST21stGRAPHIC

In the bottom of the second inning first baseman Joash Brodin slugged a two run home run (7) to give Long Island a 2-0 advantage.

The Ducks added a run in the bottom of the fifth inning as third baseman Brandon Harris laced a RBI single to make the score 3-0.

First baseman Brian Barden blooped a RBI single in the top of the eighth inning to make the contest 3-1.

Shaun Garceau (12-3) earned the win tossing 7.1 innings while allowing one run. David Harden (1-3) sustained the loss hurling 4.2 innings while surrendering three runs. David Kopp earned the save (4) pitching the ninth inning.

The 2014 Somerset Patriots season presented by Ford will continue on the road until Tuesday, August 26th when the Patriots are home at TD Bank Ballpark for a 7:05 p.m. game against the Long Island Ducks. For tickets, call (908) 252-0700 or visit


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