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Revolution Launch 3 HRs to Defeat Patriots

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Alfredo Rodriguez had one hit in the Patriots 8-1 loss to the York Revolution. Credits: Courtesy Somerset Patriots
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BRIDGEWATER, NJ-   The York Revolution (35-28, 63-70) defeated the Somerset Patriots (29-34, 71-62) 8-1 at TD Bank Ballpark on Sunday afternoon.

The Revolution took an early 2-0 lead in the first inning on an RBI groundout by Isaias Tejeda and an RBI single by Michael Burgess.

Chase Simpsons’ two-run home run (3) gave the Revolution a 4-0 advantage in the second inning.

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York added a run in the top of the sixth inning on a Telvin Nash solo home run (15) to make the score 5-0.

Somerset got on the board in the bottom of the frame with a solo home run by Aharon Eggleston (4) to cut the lead to 5-1.

The Revolution answered in the top of the seventh inning on a home run by Travis Witherspoon (8) and an RBI groundout by Alonzo Harris for the 8-1 final.

Jay Gause (10-3) picked up the win, allowing a run on four hits in six innings pitched. Lucas Irvine (8-4) suffered the loss, allowing six runs on four hits in six innings pitched.

The 2017 Somerset Patriots season will continue at home on Tuesday night with a 6:35 p.m. game against the New Britain Bees. For tickets, visit www.somersetpatriots.com.

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