Bridgewater Township, NJ - The High Point Rockers concluded their four game series against the Somerset Patriots on Thursday night with a 5-2 victory. Richie Shaffer had a home run to help power the Rockers to their third straight win.
After two scoreless innings, Breland Almadova hit a single on a line drive to left field, bringing in Michael Baca for the run. Dante Bichette Jr. doubled on a fly ball to left field, allowing Quincy Latimore to score. Michael Baca hit a ground ball to center field as Bichette Jr. would bring in the run.
Yovan Gonzalez and Craig Massey would score the only runs of the night for the Patriots. In the top of the sixth, Richie Shaffer would hit a home run, giving the Rockers a solid 5-2 victory.
Ashur Tolliver would be granted the win with Liam O’Sullivan being handed his first loss of the season.
The Rockers return home Friday May 17th for Mental Health Awareness Night against the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs at 7:00PM.To get your tickets, you can visit www.highpointrockers.com or call 336-888-1000.
About High Point Baseball, Inc
High Point Baseball aka the High Point Rockers will begin their inaugural season in the Atlantic League in 2019 with their home opener schedule for May 2, in a brand new approximately $36M downtown ballpark named BB&T Point. Expected to enhance the rich baseball history in North Carolina, High Point Baseball is part of the fastest growing family sport in America. High Point Baseball is committed to providing superior customer service and quality, affordable family entertainment experiences for the Triad of North Carolina. Look for exciting upcoming announcements, including the team mascot. In addition, season ticket deposits are currently being accepted, while corporate partnerships are currently being crafted.
About the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB)
With eight teams in the Mid-Atlantic and Texas, the ALPB is a leader in baseball innovation and a player gateway to Major League Baseball. Through its exclusive partnership with MLB, the Atlantic League tests Major League Baseball rules and equipment initiatives. The Atlantic League has sent over 900 players to MLB organizations while drawing more than 40 million fans to its affordable, family-friendly ballparks throughout its 22-year history. For more information, please visit www.AtlanticLeague.com