Revolution Clip Patriots 12-11


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York, PA – The York Revolution (29-22, 70-51) defeated the Somerset Patriots (28-23, 75-46) 12-11 Sunday evening from Santander Stadium. AUGUST31stGRAPHIC

In the bottom of the first inning the Revolution plated a pair of runs to take a 2-0 advantage. A run scored via a throwing error by Kevin Kotch and another run came across via a dropped third strike when first baseman Chad Tracy struck out.

Catcher Salvador Paniagua stroked a RBI double to expand York’s lead to 3-0 in the bottom of the second inning.

Tracy clobbered a home run (17) in the bottom of the third inning as York increased its lead to 4-0.

Somerset cut the deficit in half in the top of the fourth inning as right fielder Luis Montanez hit a RBI fielder’s choice and first baseman Daryle Ward ripped a RBI single.

York added two more runs in the home half of the fifth inning when designated hitter Johan Limonta pounded a two RBI double to up the score to 6-2.

The Patriots plated three runs in the top of the sixth inning to make the score 6-5. Montanez poked a RBI single while catcher Shea Harris slapped a two RBI single. Here’s audio of Harris’ hit.

The Revolution scored four times in the ensuing half inning to double up Somerset 10-5. Right fielder Justin Greene laced a RBI double and second baseman Eric Patterson launched a three run home run (15).

In the top of the eighth inning Somerset made the score 10-9 as they batted around to score four runs. A run scored via a wild pitch by Dan Cortes, pinch hitter Brian Barden coaxed a bases loaded walk, and left fielder Aharon Eggleston sliced a two RBI double.

York responded with two runs in the ensuing half inning as Tracy hit a RBI infield single and Limonta tallied a RBI sacrifice fly to up the score to 12-9.

Somerset pushed across two runs in the top of the ninth inning to make the score 12-11 which would be the final as Ward and Harris each recorded RBI groundouts.

Scott Gorgen (6-8) earned the win tossing 5.1 innings while allowing five runs. Matt Maloney (8-8) endured the loss hurling 5.2 innings whiles surrendering eight runs. Beau Vaughan earned his first save of the season.


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