Brandon Lockridge Locked In as Patriots Edge Goats
Somerset Patriots first baseman Brandon Lockridge enjoyed a huge night at the plate, and helped to propel Somerset to a 7-5 victory over Hartford on Thursday.
Lockridge went 3-for-5 with three doubles and three RBI in the win. His second RBI double in the seventh inning put the Patriots in front 6-5. He added the insurance run an inning later with a RBI double in the eighth.
Lockridge is hitting .313 with two homer and 16 RBI on the season.
The lead has been Locked🔒— Somerset Patriots (@SOMPatriots) June 9, 2023
Brandon Lockridge’s second RBI double of the game scores Jasson Dominguez and puts us ahead 6-5 in the 7th🙌 pic.twitter.com/PCcztmiqYh
All the runs went to the advantage of starting pitcher Blane Abate who recorded a career high 11 strikeouts over 6.2 innings of work.
Career high 1️⃣1️⃣ K’s for Blane Abeyta 🎟️🥊 pic.twitter.com/xMrwVY8A4A— Somerset Patriots (@SOMPatriots) June 9, 2023
Max Burt also crushed a three-run homer in the top of the first inning to get things started for Somerset.
The Patriots and Yard Goats continue their series tonight in Connecticut at 7 p.m.
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