Official Somerset Patriots Press Release:
Portland, Maine – The Portland Sea Dogs (22-20) defeated the Somerset Patriots (26-15) by a score of 3-1 at Hadlock Field on Thursday night.Elijah Dunham (6) put the Patriots on the board with a solo blast in the top of the second to give Somerset a 1-0 lead, his third home run over his past four games.
Another day, another Elijah Dunham home run 💣— Somerset Patriots (@SOMPatriots) May 26, 2022
His fifth long ball of the season and third over his last four games gives us a 1-0 lead in the top of the second! pic.twitter.com/VvuIUCIE0q
Portland jumped out in front in the bottom of the inning, as Devlin Granberg doubled home Elih Marrero and David Hamilton, giving the Sea Dogs a 2-1 lead. Tyreque Reed cushioned the Sea Dogs lead with an RBI double in the bottom of the sixth inning, bringing home Wil Dalton and capping off a 3-1 Portland victory, their fifth consecutive win. Brandon Walter (2-2) earned the win, striking out eight and allowing a run on one hit over seven innings, the only blemish on his record being Dunham’s home run. Chase Shugart recorded his fourth save of the season, striking out the side in a hitless ninth inning. Randy Vasquez (0-1) got the loss, allowing two runs on eight hits in five innings of work, striking out four. The 2022 Somerset Patriots Season presented by Ford will continue on the road on Friday with a 6:00 pm game versus the Sea Dogs at Hadlock Field. Fans can catch all the action on FOX Sports New Jersey 93.5 FM | 1450 AM, the Flagship Station for Patriots Baseball.