News Archive


(August 1, 2019 – Bridgewater, NJ):  The York Revolution pounded 19 hits including four home runs and obliterated the Somerset Patriots, 13-1 on Thursday night in front of 6,319 fans at TD Bank Ballpark, completing a four-game series sweep.  The Revs improve to 15-5 in the second half remaining one game ahead in first place and will continue their road trip to New Britain on Friday night.
The offensive explosion was coupled with a masterful debut by Revs starter Ricky Schafer as the righty tossed six scoreless innings to earn the win, allowing just four hits and one walk while striking out five.
York opened the scoring in the second as Ryan Dent drove in the game’s first run on an infield single.  Zach Sullivan provided the Revs with a sizable cushion early in the game, launching a three-run homer to left-center with two outs in the frame to make it 4-0.
York rallied for another four-spot, all with two outs an inning later.  Isaias Tejeda and Carlos Franco set the table with singles to keep the third inning alive and Melky Mesa lashed an RBI single to right.  Dent followed by blasting a three-run homer of his own on a drive to deep center field, ballooning the lead to 8-0.
The lead swelled to 11-0 with three more runs in the fifth.  Telvin Nash drilled a homer to left-center on the first pitch of the frame, the 80th of his Revs career and 199th of his pro career.  It was also his league-leading 27th this season, moving within seven of matching Chris Nowak’s single-season club record set in 2012.  Tejeda followed by hammering a towering homer down the left field line for his 13th of the year, all since July 3.  It marked the third time that the duo has gone back-to-back this season.  Dent added a sac fly to deep right for his fifth RBI of the game.
Schafer retired nine of his first 10 batters faced including eight in-a-row to end the third, recording all five of his strike outs through the first three innings.  He worked around a leadoff double by Justin Pacchioli in the fourth and erased a leadoff infield single by Edwin Espinal on a double play in the fifth.  Schafer stranded two runners in the sixth, retiring Will Kengor on a line out to center to end his outing.
Orleny Quiroz steered around four singles for a scoreless seventh out of the York bullpen.  Rey Navarro’s leadoff single was erased on a double play off the bat of Espinal.  Three more singles loaded the bases, but Quiroz retired Craig Massey on a fly out to left to maintain the shutout bid.
York added two more in the eighth on a Nash RBI single to left and Tejeda’s third sac fly in as many games as the lead grew to 13-0.
Pacchioli led off the home eighth with a double to right, his third of the game.  After advancing on an Alfredo Rodriguez ground out, Pacchioli scored on Kengor’s grounder to second to break up the shutout, but Revs reliever Rob Carson allowed nothing further, handling the final two innings to close out the blowout win.
Notes: The four-game road sweep is the second in franchise history, with the other occurring June 14-16 in Lancaster.  It is the Revs’ first ever sweep of three games or more at Somerset.  York’s 15-5 record is the best start to any half in franchise history.  The Revs have won five straight overall, outscoring opponents 47-8 on that streak.  York has won nine straight on the road extending a franchise record; it matches the longest road streak in the league as far back as at least 2010, the earliest at which those records are available.  The Revs have won six straight against the Patriots, a new franchise record; all six have come at TD Bank Ballpark.  Dent drove in at least five runs for the fourth time in his Revs career.  York righty Joe Jones makes his Atlantic League debut in Friday’s opener at New Britain against Bees lefty David Roseboom (0-0, 3.12) at 6:35 p.m.  Revs fans can catch the action live on SportsRadio 98.9 FM & 1350 WOYK,, The New WOYK app, and WOYK on YouTube beginning at 6:15 p.m. with Darrell Henry on the call.

Search Archive »

Browse by Year »


Browse by Month »

December 2022
November 2022
October 2022
September 2022
August 2022
July 2022
June 2022
May 2022
April 2022
March 2022
February 2022
January 2022
December 2021
November 2021
October 2021
September 2021
August 2021
July 2021
June 2021
May 2021
April 2021
March 2021
February 2021
January 2021
December 2020
November 2020
October 2020
September 2020
August 2020
July 2020
June 2020
May 2020
April 2020
March 2020
February 2020
January 2020
December 2019
November 2019
October 2019
September 2019
August 2019
July 2019
June 2019
May 2019
April 2019
March 2019
February 2019
January 2019
December 2018
November 2018
October 2018
September 2018
August 2018
July 2018
June 2018
May 2018
April 2018
March 2018
February 2018
January 2018
December 2017
November 2017
October 2017
September 2017
August 2017
July 2017
June 2017
May 2017
April 2017
March 2017
February 2017
January 2017
December 2016
November 2016
October 2016