Bridgewater, New Jersey – The Altoona Curve (37-28) defeated the Somerset Patriots (40-27) 9-6 on Wednesday evening at TD Bank Ballpark.
Bridgewater, New Jersey – The Altoona Curve (37-28) defeated the *Somerset Patriots *(40-27) 9-6 on Wednesday evening at TD Bank Ballpark.
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The scoring started early with a pair of two-run homers by Altoona’s Mason Martin (18) and Somerset’s Brandon Lockridge (3) in the first inning.
Arden Pabst regained the lead with a home run (5) in the third before Jesus Bastidas singled in the tying run in his home debut.
The Curve broke the game open with a six-run fifth inning, highlighted by RBI base hits by Ji-hwan Bae and Canaan Smith-Njigba, as well as a two-run single by Daniel Amaral.
Somerset scored on a wild pitch and Diego Castillo stole home for two runs in the seventh.
Isiah Gilliam crushed a home run (5) to deep center for the final run. He finished the game 3-for-3 with an RBI and three runs scored.
Trey McGough (W, 2-2) picked up the win with a five-inning performance in which he allowed three earned runs on six hits and five strikeouts.JP Sears (L, 3-1) suffered the loss after he allowed seven earned runs on six hits in four innings pitched.
The Patriots and Curve continue the series on Thursday night at 7:05 pm at TD Bank Ballpark.
About the Somerset Patriots
The Somerset Patriots are the New York Yankees Double-A Affiliate and develop today’s top minor league talent into the pinstriped superstars of tomorrow for MLB’s winningest team. The Patriots compete in the Double-A Northeast League and play their home games at TD Bank Ballpark in Bridgewater, NJ, where fans of all ages and levels of baseball fandom get to enjoy the unique experience that is minor league baseball.
To learn more, visit:___www.somersetpatriots.com._