Vasquez' Gem, Stellar Offensive Night Sails Somerset to Victory
Binghamton, New York – The Somerset Patriots (75-47) pieced together a 7-1 win over the Binghamton Rumble Ponies (49-73) on Friday night, behind a gem from starting pitcher Randy Vasquez and another strong offensive night. Vasquez earned his second win of the season with 6.2 innings in which he allowed
Binghamton, New York – The Somerset Patriots (75-47) pieced together a 7-1 win over the Binghamton Rumble Ponies (49-73) on Friday night, behind a gem from starting pitcher Randy Vasquez and another strong offensive night.
Vasquez earned his second win of the season with 6.2 innings in which he allowed only one run on four hits, with no walks and four strikeouts.
Austin Wells collected 4 RBIs, including a three-run triple that got Somerset's scoring started in the third inning.
Does your catcher hit three-run triples?— Somerset Patriots (@SOMPatriots) September 2, 2022
Well ours does! Austin Wells clears the bases, as we now lead Binghamton 3-1!🤩 pic.twitter.com/N7a5bpQRb2
Wells added an RBI-single in Somerset's three-run seventh inning that capped the scoring. The inning began with Eric Wagaman smacking a leadoff home run (4) and ended with Brandon Lockridge collecting the second of his two hits, an RBI-double.
Wagaman, along with Elijah Dunham, each scored two runs in the game.
Matt Minnick and Kaleb Cowart combined to pitch the remainder of the game, keeping Binghamton off the scoreboard.
The 2022 Somerset Patriots season presented by Ford will continue on Saturday night with a 6:35 p.m. first pitch vs. the Rumble Ponies at Mirabito Stadium.
Yankees No. 9 prospect RHP Clayton Beeter will get the start for Somerset opposite Rumble Ponies RHP Jesus Vargas.
Fans can follow the action live as Steven Cusumano calls the play-by-play on MiLB.tv and FOX Sports New Jersey 93.5 FM | 1450 AM, the Flagship Station for Patriots Baseball, with pregame coverage beginning at 6:20 p.m.
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 Eastern 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.