Via Somerset Patriots
Bridgewater, New Jersey –Ken Waldichuk (2-0) struck out nine over five scoreless innings to lead the Somerset Patriots (5-3) to a 6-0 shutout win over the Erie SeaWolves (4-4) at TD Bank Ballpark on Saturday evening.
Somerset pitchers struck out 17 total batters, with Barrett Loseke adding five and Derek Craft three in their two innings of scoreless relief each.
The Patriots jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first on an Elijah Dunham (2) home run.
Anthony Volpe laced an RBI double to left in the second, his first home hit, to put Somerset up 3-0. Volpe also added two runs scored to his line for the night.
Blake Perkins (1) hit a solo shot in the third and Andres Chaparro blasted a two-run homer in the seventh for the 6-0 final.