YORK, Pa. - The Somerset Patriots (10-17, 52-45) fell short of a four-game series sweep Thursday night in a 9-3 loss to the York Revolution (19-8, 53-43) at PeoplesBank Park.
The team had won four straight games after losing 12 of their previous 13.
The Patriots jumped ahead in the top of the first inning. Michael Ohlman grounded a two-out, two-run single through the left side of the infield to give Somerset an early 2-0 lead.
York tied it up in the bottom of the second on a Welington Dotel RBI double and a two-out RBI single from Alvaro Rondon. They took the lead one inning later on a solo home run from Telvin Nash (31).
Somerset leveled the game on a Yovan Gonzalez sac fly in the top of the fifth, but York responded the next half inning. A solo home run from Isaias Tejeda (15) and a two-run shot from Melky Mesa (15) put the Revolution back in front 6-3.
The Revs added three more runs on a Nash double, Tejeda sac fly and Mesa RBI single in the sixth to make it a 9-3 lead.
Mitch Atkins (W, 8-4) allowed three runs on five hits over seven innings to earn the win. Nate Roe (L, 2-2) yielded three runs over two innings of relief to suffer the loss.
Somerset returns home Friday night to open a series with the Sugar Land Skeeters. First pitch at TD Bank Ballpark is scheduled for 7:05 pm. For tickets, stop by the box office located at TD Bank Ballpark, call (908) 252-0700, or visit www.somersetpatriots.com.