The Somerset Patriots (6-3) outlasted the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs (3-7) on Saturday after four lead changes, squeaking out a 7-4 win at Regency Furniture Stadium.
Jonny Tucker racked up three RBIs on three hits for the Somerset Patriots. He singled in the third, fifth, and eighth innings.
Jose Julio-Ruiz racked up two RBIs on two hits for the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs. He homered in the fourth inning and singled in the sixth inning.
Mitch Atkins improved to 2-0 on the year by picking up the win for the Somerset Patriots. He allowed four runs over five innings. Atkins struck out five, walked four and gave up three hits.
Jeremy Sowers couldn't get it done on the bump for the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs, taking a loss. He lasted just four innings, walked three, struck out three, and allowed five runs.