The Somerset Patriots are rolling after a convincing 11-2 victory over the New York Mets Double-A affiliate, the Binghamton Rumble Ponies. Somerset is now riding a four-game winning streak into a road trip to face arch rival Portland.
Every single player in the Patriots lineup delivered a hit on Sunday, with Trey Sweeney, Brandon Lockridge, Anthony Seigler and Tyler Hardman all delivering multi-hit games.
Tyler Hardman, the @Yankees No. 19 prospect, with a moonshot during the day.🌙 pic.twitter.com/aCInitIrPu— Somerset Patriots (@SOMPatriots) May 7, 2023
In fact Hardman and Lockridge (our Fox Sports New Jersey Player of the Week) delivered two run bombs.
Austin Wells also hit a mammoth two-run shot to push the Patriots out to an 8-2 lead. Wells has been on fire since returning to the Somerset lineup. he is hitting .263 with three homers and seven RBI.
Make that 3 straight games with a homer for @Yankees No. 3 prospect Austin Wells!— Somerset Patriots (@SOMPatriots) May 7, 2023
He has also hit safely in every game since returning to Somerset. pic.twitter.com/sTAmbzIoJe
Finally, the Martian, Jasson Dominguez put the exclamation point on the proceedings with a three-run double in the bottom of the eighth.
How about a bases clearing double for @Yankees No. 2 prospect Jasson Dominguez⁉️ pic.twitter.com/HVk8TPfGvt— Somerset Patriots (@SOMPatriots) May 7, 2023
On the hill, Blane Abeyta tossed six innings, allowing only two runs on four hits, allowed four walks and struck out one.
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