BRIDGEWATER TOWNSHIP, N.J. — Catcher Daniel Cope had three hits and drove in two runs to help the Hartford Yard Goats snap a five-game losing streak with a 4-2 Eastern League Northeast Division win over the Somerset Patriots on Thursday.
Hartford (62-42) scored single runs in the second, fourth, seventh and ninth innings. Isaac Collins drove in what proved to be the winning run with an RBI double in the seventh. Brenton Doyle also drove in a run for Hartford.
Noah Davis started and went six innings for the win, allowing two runs on seven hits to even his record at 7-7. Gavin Hollowell pitched a scoreless ninth for his 14th save.
Hartford had dropped the first two games of this series after losing the last three at Reading, Pa., on this two-city trip.
Somerset thumped the Yard Goats and starter Noah Gotsis in a 9-0 win on Wednesday night. Clayton Beeter and three relievers combined to hold Hartford to four singles while striking out 12.