5/4/21 BOX SCORE
Bridgewater, NJ – On a historic night for the Somerset Patriots, the New York Yankees Double-A squad flexed their muscle on the mound and at the plate for a 6-0 win over the Harrisburg Senators at TD Bank Ballpark on Tuesday night.
Luis Gil was dominant in his 3.2-inning debut, striking out six, including the first batter he faced to start the game.
Estevan Florial launched a home run (1) to lead off the game for the Patriots. Diego Castillo added a run on a sacrifice fly later in the frame before Thomas Milone’s three-run home run (1) to right field gave the Patriots a 5-0 lead in the first.
The sixth run came home on an error in the fourth inning for the 6-0 final score.
The Patriots pitching staff held Harrisburg to just three hits and struck out 15. The winning pitcher was Ron Marinaccio (1-0), who struck out seven in 3.1 innings of work. Tim Cate (0-1) suffered the loss after he allowed six runs- five earned- on five hits in four innings of work.
Somerset and Harrisburg will continue their Opening Week series on Wednesday night with a 7:05 pm game 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.
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