BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The York Revolution (14-5, 48-40) defeated the Somerset Patriots (6-13, 48-41) 5-4 in the evening game of Wednesday’s day-night doubleheader at TD Bank Ballpark.
York took an early 1-0 lead in the top of the first inning On a home run by James Skelton (9).
In the bottom of the second inning, Scott Kelly reached on a fielder’s choice, and an error on the play, allowed a run to score to tie up the ballgame.
The Revolution went back in front on a sacrifice fly by Isaias Tejeda in the top of the fourth inning.
The Patriots answered with a run on a Justin Pacchioli RBI single in the bottom of the fifth inning to tie up the game at 2-2.
York regained the lead in the top of the sixth inning on an RBI double by Tejeda and a two-run home run by Carlos Franco (5) for a 5-2 advantage.
Somerset rallied again to make it a one-run game on an RBI groundout by Craig Massey and a hard-hit infield RBI single by Gabriel Bracamonte that made the score 5-4.
Julio Perez (5-1) picked up the win with a scoreless inning pitched. Bobby Blevins (0-1) suffered the loss, allowing five earned runs on nine hits in six innings pitched. Jameson McGrane earned his 12th save of the season with a scoreless 1.1 innings pitched and three strikeouts.
The Patriots continue at home on Thursday, Aug.1st with a 7:05 p.m. game against the York Revolution at TD Bank Ballpark. 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.