BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Sugar Land Skeeters (17-9) shut out the Somerset Patriots (15-9) 2-0 at TD Bank Ballpark on Wednesday in the afternoon game of the day-night doubleheader.

The Skeeters took an early 1-0 lead in the top of the first inning on a Cody Stanley RBI single.

Sugar Land added a run to the lead in the top of the fourth inning on an RBI base hit by Albert Cordero that made the score 2-0.

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Somerset threatened in the bottom of the seventh inning, but were not able to plate any runs.

Lucas Irvine (1-1) picked up the win with two scoreless innings pitched. Liam O’Sullivan (1-2) suffered the loss, allowing two runs on five hits in six innings of work. Felipe Paulino earned his eighth save with a scoreless inning pitched.

The 2019 Somerset Patriots seasonl continues at home with the second half of the doubleheader beginning at a 6:35 pm. The game will conclude with a post game fireworks show presented by Fras-Air/ General Service Experts. For tickets, stop by the box office located at TD Bank Ballpark, call (908) 252-0700, or visit www.somersetpatriots.com.