BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The York Revolution (13-5, 47-40) defeated the Somerset Patriots (6-12, 48-40) 7-1 in the early game of Wednesday’s day-night doubleheader at TD Bank Ballpark.
The Revolution took a 1-0 lead in the top of the third inning on a solo home run by Ryan Dent (5).
Somerset answered to knot up the game on an RBI fielder’s choice by Gabriel Bracamonte in the bottom of the frame.
York broke the game open with a five-run fifth inning. The scoring started with a two-run single by Justin Trapp followed by an RBI base hit by Melky Mesa. Carlos Franco then plated a run on an RBI groundout and Wellington Dotel singled home another for a 6-1 advantage.
Isaias Tejeda’s sacrifice fly in the top of the seventh inning provided the 7-1 final.
Duke von Schamann (6-3) picked up the complete game win, allowing a run on three hits and seven strikeouts in his seven innings of work. Vince Molesky (3-2) suffered the loss, allowing six earned runs on eight hits in four innings pitched.
The Patriots continue with a 7:05 pm game against the York Revolution Thursday, the second half of the day-night doubleheader. The game features Post Game Fireworks presented by Atlantic Health System. For tickets, stop by the box office located at TD Bank Ballpark, call (908) 252-0700, or visit www.somersetpatriots.com.