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Patriots Win 4-1 Over Skeeters

sept05FINALSugar Land, TX – The Somerset Patriots (31-24, 81-44) defeated the Sugar Land Skeeters (23-32, 59-66) 4-1 Saturday evening at Constellation Field.


In the top of the fourth inning first baseman Matt Fields slugged a home run (1) to give Somerset a 1-0 advantage.


Right fielder Michael Burgess recorded a RBI ground out to increase the Patriots lead to 2-0 in the top of the fifth inning.


The Patriots plated a pair of runs in the top of the seventh inning to expand their lead to 4-0. Burgess tallied a RBI sacrifice fly and another run cross home on a throwing error committed by third baseman Patrick Palmeiro.


Sugar Land got on the scoreboard in the bottom of the seventh inning when Daryl Ward sliced a pinch hit RBI single making the score 4-1.


Mickey Storey earned the win (10-3) tossing six scoreless innings. Miguel Martinez suffered the loss (0-1) giving up two runs in five innings of work. Gus Schlosser notched the four out save (1).


The 2015 Somerset Patriots season presented by Ford will continue on the road until the Somerset Patriots return to TD Bank Ballpark for a 7:05 p.m. game against the York Revolution on Tuesday, September 8th. For tickets, call 908-252-0700 or visit

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