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SNODGRASS FANS 12 AS DUCKS BLANK PATRIOTS

Left-hander fires six scoreless innings to earn third straight win

(Central Islip, N.Y., May 11, 2016) – The Long Island Ducks shut out the Somerset Patriots 1-0 on Wednesday night in the middle game of a three-game series at Bethpage Ballpark.

GAME AUDIO: Highlights from the pitcher's duel

POSTGAME VIDEO: Jack Snodgrass, Mike Dowd and Kevin Baez talk about the win

Jack Snodgrass (3-1) was the story for Long Island, turning in a dominant start to earn the victory. The southpaw tossed six shutout innings, giving up just two singles and one walk while striking out 12 batters.

The only offense he needed came in the second inning. After Sean Burroughs singled, moved to second on a flyout, and advanced to third on a groundout, Mike Dowd lined a two-out RBI single to left field off of Patriots starter Darin Gorski.

Despite pitching well, Gorski (1-1) suffered the loss, yielding a run on five hits and two walks with three strikeouts over five and two-thirds innings. Todd Coffey collected his third save of the year with a 1-2-3 ninth inning, capping a perfect three innings for Long Island’s bullpen.

Burroughs led the way at the plate with two hits for Long Island.

The Ducks and Patriots wrap up their three-game set on Thursday night. Game time is slated for 6:35 p.m., with the Bethpage Ballpark gates opening at 5:35 (5:20 for full season ticket holders). The first 1,000 fans in attendance will receive QuackerJack 2015 Mascot of the Year Award Pins as part three of six in the 2016 Collectors’ Series. It’s also a Thirsty Thursday at the ballpark. The Duck Club restaurant/bar, normally reserved for VIP/Season Ticket Holders only, will be open to all fans during the game and feature both food and drink specials.

Tickets to the game and all Ducks home games are available by visiting the Bethpage Ballpark box office, calling (631) 940-TIXX or CLICKING HERE. It’s the “Ducks Game of the Week,” and those unable to make the game can follow all of the action live on the Ducks’ flagship radio station, 103.9-FM LI News Radio. Streaming video and audio will also be available online via the Ducks’ official YouTube channel by CLICKING HERE.

The Long Island Ducks are members of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball and play their home games at Bethpage Ballpark. For further information, call (631) 940-DUCK or visit www.liducks.com.

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Game Date: 05/11/2016
Somerset Patriots  0 AT Long Island Ducks  1

                                 YTD                                   YTD
Somerset           AB  R  H BI   AVG  L Island           AB  R  H BI   AVG
Kelly, S SS         4  0  0  0  .324  Lentini, F RF       4  0  1  0  .280
Eggleston, A LF     4  0  0  0  .271  Lyons, D SS         4  0  0  0  .215
Vidal, D 3B         3  0  0  0  .300  Ford, L CF          3  0  1  0  .284
LaHair, B DH        4  0  1  0  .203  Burroughs, S 1B     4  1  2  0  .308
Fields, M 1B        3  0  0  0  .257  Puckett, C 2B       4  0  0  0  .242
Guzman, C RF        3  0  0  0  .208  Tekotte, B DH       3  0  0  0  .220
Farris, E 2B        3  0  1  0  .306  Dowd, M C           2  0  1  1  .308
Gonzalez, Y C       3  0  0  0  .310  Vega, A LF          3  0  0  0  .238
Jones, M CF         3  0  0  0  .186  Wessinger, M 3B     1  0  1  0  .150
                   30  0  2  0                           28  1  6  1

Somerset             0 0 0   0 0 0   0 0 0 -  0  2  1
L Island             0 1 0   0 0 0   0 0 x -  1  6  2
2B--Lentini, F RF      (4), Burroughs, S 1B    (3). RBI--Dowd, M C         
(8), TOTALS             (0). HP--Ford, L CF         (2), Dowd, M C         
(3). SB--Guzman, C RF       (2). CS--Wessinger, M 3B    (1). E--Gorski, D P
       (1), Wessinger, M 3B    (2), Snodgrass, J P     (1). 
LOB--Somerset 4, L Island 7. DP--E. Farris(2B) - S. Kelly(SS) - M.
Fields(1B). 
                                                                YTD
                                 IP   H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR     ERA
 Somerset
Gorski, D (L,1-1)               5.2   5   1   1   2   3   0    5.57
Schlosser, G                    1.1   1   0   0   0   2   0    0.00
McBryde, J                      1.0   0   0   0   0   2   0    2.00
                                8     6   1   1   2   7   0
 L Island
Snodgrass, J (W,3-1)            6.0   2   0   0   1  12   0    3.27
De La Rosa, E                   1.0   0   0   0   0   1   0    5.14
Diaz, A                         1.0   0   0   0   0   1   0    3.86
Coffey, T (S,3)                 1.0   0   0   0   0   1   0    1.80
                                9     2   0   0   1  15   0
HB--Gorski, D (2), Schlosser, G (1). SO--Kelly, S 2, Eggleston, A, Vidal, D
2, LaHair, B 3, Fields, M, Farris, E 2, Gonzalez, Y, Jones, M 3, Lentini,
F, Lyons, D 2, Ford, L, Puckett, C 2, Vega, A. BB--Vidal, D, Wessinger, M
2. BF--Gorski, D 24 (94), Schlosser, G 5 (40), McBryde, J 3 (33),
Snodgrass, J 22 (95), De La Rosa, E 3 (31), Diaz, A 3 (29), Coffey, T 3
(22). P-S--Gorski, D 95-58, Schlosser, G 24-17, McBryde, J 10-8, Snodgrass,
J 105-67, De La Rosa, E 13-8, Diaz, A 16-9, Coffey, T 14-10. 
T--2:37.  A--3696

Plate Umpire - Christopher Carroll, Field Umpire #1 - David Speranza, Field Umpire #2 - Carl Villanueva

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