BaseballDucks Avoid Sweep As Patriots Drop Finale 8-2 by Corinne Esposito May 28, 2018 Central Islip, N.Y. – The Somerset Patriots (17-8) failed to finish off the weekend sweep of the Long Island Ducks (14-13) in an 8-2 loss Sunday afternoon at Bethpage Ballpark.Somerset took a brief early lead in the first inning. Julio Borbon led off with a single, proceeded to steal a pair of bases and then scored on a Craig Massey RBI groundout. The Ducks responded with a six-run second inning that chased starting pitcher Trevor Foss from the game. An Alec Sole two-run single, a run-scoring wild pitch and a two-out, three-run double from Lew Ford provided Long Island with a 6-1 lead.Long Island added to their lead in the fourth on a two-out RBI single off the bat of Cody Puckett. The Patriots answered the next half inning on a run-scoring passed ball to bring the deficit back to five. The Ducks later topped off the scoring on a Travis Snider RBI single in the seventh.Jair Jurrjens (2-2) earned the win after he allowed two runs (one earned) on four hits over five innings. Trevor Foss (1-2) yielded six runs on five hits over 1.2 innings to suffer the loss.The Somerset Patriots will be off on Monday before heading over to Lancaster, Pennsylvania to open up a four-game series against the Lancaster Barnstormers on Tuesday. First pitch Tuesday night at Clipper Magazine Stadium is scheduled for 6:30 p.m.The 2018 Somerset Patriots season presented by Ford continues on the road until Friday, June 1st when the Patriots return to TD Bank Ballpark to take on the Road Warriors at 6:35 pm. For tickets, visit www.somersetpatriots.comAbout The Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB)The Atlantic League has been a leader in professional baseball and a gateway to Major League Baseball since 1998. Over 36 million fans have attended Atlantic League games and more than 800 players and 50 managers and coaches have joined MLB organizations directly from the ALPB. The Atlantic League emphasizes winning baseball games, showcasing the talent of top-caliber players and offering affordable family entertainment to metropolitan markets serving nearly 15% of the US population.For more information, please visit www.atlanticleague.com. Post Views: 759The following two tabs change content below.BioLatest PostsCorinne EspositoLatest posts by Corinne Esposito (see all) Rutgers Field Hockey awaits possible NCAA Selection after falling in Big Ten Tournament - October 30, 2018 Miguel Andujar: The Yankees’ Extra Base Hit Machine - June 18, 2018 Track and field athletes shine at the NJSIAA Meet of Champions - June 10, 2018 Ducks Avoid Sweep As Patriots Drop Finale 8-2 - May 28, 2018 Related Topics2018 SeasonAdam WeisenburgerJulio BorbonLong Island DucksSomerset PatriotsTrevor Foss Click to comment You must be logged in to post a comment Login Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.Newsletter SubscriptionCan't Miss Posts! UFC Long Island: Ticket & Fight Card Info by Kristine Haugsjaa | posted on May 31, 2017 Women in Sports: Ariel Epstein, On-Air Host at SportsGrid (VIDEO) by Anthony Paradiso | posted on March 12, 2021 The Story of the NHL’s First Armenian, Zach Bogosian and His Biggest Fan by Anthony Paradiso | posted on September 12, 2020 MetLife Stadium to host Army-Navy Game in 2021 by Kelly Lynn | posted on August 23, 2017 Women in Sports: NHL Network Host, Jackie Redmond by Nicholas Durst | posted on March 4, 2019More in Baseball You Know I’m Right, Episode 112: New York Jets’ Insider Brian Costello (Audio/Video)On the 112th episode of You Know I’m Right, Nick Durst and Joe Calabrese are joined by... You Know I’m Right, Episode 109: The Athletic’s Marc Carig (Audio/Video)On the 109th episode of You Know I’m Right, Nick Durst and Joe Calabrese are joined by... You Know I’m Right, Episode 108: WFAN’s Sweeny Murti (Audio/Video)On the 108th episode of You Know I’m Right, Nick Durst and Joe Calabrese are joined by... You Know I’m Right, Episode 107: New York Post’s Columnist Mike Vaccaro (Audio/Video)On the 107th episode of You Know I’m Right, Nick Durst and Joe Calabrese are joined by... Boulders Drop Three-Game Set at Trois-Rivières, Lose 5-0 Was Sending Down Ronald Torreyes the Right Move?