BRIDGEWATER, NJ- The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs (21-30) defeated the Somerset Patriots (29-21) 7-0 at TD Bank Ballpark on Friday evening.

The Blue Crabs took a 2-0 lead in the top of the second inning on a run-scoring wild pitch and an RBI single by Angelys Nina.

Southern Maryland added three runs to the lead in the top of the sixth inning on a solo home run by Devon Rodriguez (2), a run-scoring wild pitch, and an RBI single by Edwin Garcia to make the score 5-0.

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Jon Griffin’s solo home run (5) in the top of the seventh inning increased the lead to 6-0. Griffin struck again in the top of the eighth inning with an RBI single for a 7-0 advantage.

Brandon Cumpton (4-3) picked up the win, scattering five hits and striking out five batters in seven scoreless innings pitched. Trevor Foss (2-4) suffered the loss, allowing five earned runs on eight hits in 5.2 innings pitched.

Thet Patriots will continue at home on Saturday, June 23rd with a 7:05 pm game against the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs. For tickets, visit