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Patriots Win Fifth Straight to Open Second Half

July 14, 2018 - Atlantic League (AtL) - Somerset Patriots News Release

Bridgewater, NJ- The Somerset Patriots (5-0, 40-28) defeated the Lancaster Barnstormers (1-4, 39-29) 3-1 at TD Bank Ballpark on Saturday evening.

David Kubiak (5-1) allowed a run on four hits and struck out five to earn the win. It was his third straight outing with seven-plus innings pitched and his second straight win.

"Not a lot was working and I kind of labored a little on this one," said Kubiak. "The guys made a lot of plays behind me and I just made pitches when I had to."

The Barnstormers took a 1-0 lead in the top of the third inning on a solo home run by Tyler Bortnick (5).

The Patriots jumped in front in the bottom of the frame on a sacrifice fly by Craig Massey and a two-run home run by Ramon Flores (1) for a 3-1 advantage.

Nate Reed (6-3) suffered the loss, allowing three runs on three hits in six innings pitched. Ryan Kelly earned his 13th save of the season with a scoreless ninth inning pitched.

The 2018 Somerset Patriots Season presented by Ford will continue at home on Sunday, July 15th with a 5:05 pm game against the Lancaster Barnstormers. The game features a special appearance by WWE Hall Of Famer "The Million Dollar Man" Ted DiBiase presented by Empire Supplies. For tickets, visit www.somersetpatriots.com.





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