06/30/2018 12:25 PM -
York, Penn. - The Somerset Patriots (31-25) were shut out 4-0 in game one Saturday’s doubleheader against the York Revolution (30-28) at PeoplesBank Park.
The Revolution jumped ahead early with a three-run second inning. Nick King’s two-run double and Roger Diaz’s RBI single highlighted the inning.
York added a fourth run in the fifth inning on a Jose Cuevas RBI single.
Jonathan Sanchez made his Revolution debut and tossed four scoreless innings with six strikeouts. The Patriots only recorded two hits in the contest - both of which were infield singles.
Dominic Severino (4-3) earned the win with two scoreless innings of relief. Rick Teasley (3-3) yielded four runs over six innings to take the loss.
Somerset’s magic number to clinch a first half championship stays at four over the New Britain Bees and three over the Long Island Ducks.
The Patriots and Revolution continue their four-game series for the night cap of Saturday’s doubleheader. Game two features Patriots’ lefty Rick Teasley (3-2, 3.15 ERA) against Revs righty Mitch Atkins (4-3, 5.12 ERA). First pitch at PeoplesBank Park is set for 6:35 p.m.
The 2018 Somerset Patriots season presented by Ford continues on Friday, July 6th when the Patriots return to TD Bank Ballpark to take on the Road Warriors at 7:05 pm. For tickets, visit www.somersetpatriots.com
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