Official Somerset Patriots Press Release
Portland, ME – The Somerset Patriots (27-15) took down the Portland Sea Dogs (22-21) by a score of 3-2 at Hadlock Field on Friday night.
Somerset jumped out to an early 1-0 lead in the top of the second on a Blake Perkins groundout, scoring Brandon Lockridge.
Portland responded with a run in the bottom half of the inning as Hudson Potts drew a bases loaded walk to bring home Pedro Castellanos, tying the ballgame at one.
Breaux 💣 for the lead!— Somerset Patriots (@SOMPatriots) May 28, 2022
Josh Breaux’s eighth homer of the season is a two-run moonshot to give us a 3-2 lead heading into the ninth! pic.twitter.com/DDhLjAihaw
Potts (6) launched a solo home run in the seventh inning to break the tie and give the Sea Dogs a 2-1 lead.
Josh Breaux (8) retaliated with a two-run blast in the eighth inning to retake the Patriots lead, clearing The Maine Monster in left field and bringing home Elijah Dunham to clinch a 3-2 victory.
Luis Medina threw five innings in his start for Somerset, allowing a run on four hits while striking out seven.
Emmanuel Ramirez (3-0) earned the win, allowing a run on two hits in two innings of relief, while Carson Coleman recorded his first save in a Patriots uniform, allowing one hit and striking out three in two shutout innings of work.
Carson Coleman’s first save in a Patriots uniform✅— Somerset Patriots (@SOMPatriots) May 28, 2022
Coleman has allowed 0️⃣ runs in 5 IP since his promotion, and now owns a 0.37 ERA with 33 K’s in 24.1 IP between High-A/Double-A this season. pic.twitter.com/IJ26HPytTB
Zach Bryant (0-3) took the loss, allowing two runs to score on the Breaux home run in his one inning of work.
The 2022 Somerset Patriots Season presented by Ford will continue on the road on Saturday with a 1:00 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.