Patriots Powered To 7-4 Win
Bridgewater, NJ – Fueled by three home runs, the Somerset Patriots (42-24) defeated the Hartford Yard Goats (42-24) by a final score of 7–4 before a crowd of 6,836 at TD Bank Ballpark on Thursday night. With the victory, the Patriots now require just two more wins to clinch the
Bridgewater, NJ – Fueled by three home runs, the Somerset Patriots (42-24) defeated the Hartford Yard Goats (42-24) by a final score of 7–4 before a crowd of 6,836 at TD Bank Ballpark on Thursday night. With the victory, the Patriots now require just two more wins to clinch the first half Northeast Division title and earn a playoff berth.
Ezequiel Tovar quickly put the Yard Goats on the board in the top of the first with an RBI double that brought home Daniel Montano from first.
Rosie for the lead 💣— Somerset Patriots (@SOMPatriots) June 23, 2022
Jeisson Rosario crushes a two-run blast to dead center, giving us a 2-1 lead headed into the second! pic.twitter.com/v1SMhiSx0Q
Jeisson Rosario (4) answered in the bottom of the inning with a two-run home run that plated Elijah Dunham and gave the Patriots a 2-1 lead.
Five innings later, Michael Toglia (13) tied the game with a solo home run to right field to make it 2-2.
🚨Breaux 💣 for the lead 🚨— Somerset Patriots (@SOMPatriots) June 24, 2022
Josh Breaux cranks a three-run shot, his 13th homer of the season, to give us a 5-2 lead in the bottom of the sixth! pic.twitter.com/XSDX7mq3QF
Josh Breaux (13) then slammed the Patriots back out in front 5-2 with a towering three-run home run in the bottom of the sixth.
Daniel Cope (4) trimmed the deficit to two in the top of the seventh with a solo home run to right field.
Anthony Volpe just hit a baseball out of the ballpark 🤯— Somerset Patriots (@SOMPatriots) June 24, 2022
His ninth homer of the season extends our lead to 6-3 in the eighth! pic.twitter.com/ACHl32wt0K
Somerset added two final insurance runs in the bottom of the eighth on an Anthony Volpe (9) solo shot and a Blake Perkins’ ground out that scored Dunham. Dunham went 2-for-3 on the night with three runs scored.
Hartford inched closer in the top of the ninth as Tovar knocked in his second run of the night on an RBI single that allowed Isaac Collins to cross the plate.
Sean Boyle (4-3) struck out five batters and allowed two earned runs across six innings in a winning effort. Riley Pint (1-1) gave up three runs (two earned) in two innings for the loss.
The 2022 Somerset Patriots Season presented by Ford will continue at home with a 7:05 pm game against the Yard Goats on Friday evening 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 Eastern 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. _