High Point, NC - The High Point Rockers come up short in series finale against the Somerset Patriots, 4-1, on Sunday afternoon at BB&T Point Stadium.
Despite a strong line-drive double into left field by catcher Matt Jones in the 3rd inning there were 4 scoreless innings at BB&T Point until Somerset got on board with a forceout single by left fielder Scott Kelly, scoring first baseman Edwin Espinal.
High Point fought back the second half with designated hitter, Viosergy Rosa, grounding into a double play scoring center fielder, Myles Schroder, to tie the game.
Somerset finished their game in the 6th inning with a 3-run home-run by third baseman, Will Kengor, to take the series and Rockers loss.
The High Point Rockers return to BB&T Point Stadium on Thursday, July 25 at 6:30pm against the Sugar Land Skeeters. For tickets, 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