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8-0 FHS Freshman Baseball Team Rolling Over Opponents, Varsity Wins First County Tourney In 10 Years

8-0 FHS Freshman Baseball Team Rolling Over Opponents, Varsity Wins First County Tourney In 10 Years

Can anyone stop that Franklin High frosh baseball squad? The freshman team, to date, has defeated Ridge 7-0 and 10-6, Somerville 3-0 and 13-12, Delaware Valley 12-5, Voorhees 21-7, Piscataway 9-3, and, on April 25, Union, 12-2. The freshman squad dominated Union from the start of the 5-inning game. In the first inning after Patrick […]

FR&A Pictorial: Somerset Patriots Win Season Opener In 15 On Jonny Tucker Walk Off Double

FR&A Pictorial: Somerset Patriots Win Season Opener In 15 On Jonny Tucker Walk Off Double

Bridgewater, NJ- The Somerset Patriots defeated the Long Island Ducks 3-2 in 15 innings before 7,080 fans at TD Bank Ballpark on Friday night to open the 2014 season. Jonny Tucker won it for Somerset on a walk off double in the bottom of the 15th inning. The Patriots took a 1-0 lead in the […]

Former NFL WR Donald Jones Works Out With Somerset Patriots

Bridgewater, NJ- Former NFL wide receiver and Plainfield, NJ native Donald Jones will be working out with the Somerset Patriots during Spring Training. Jones joined the team on Thursday morning and took batting practice during the Patriots workout before their scheduled game against the Camden Riversharks. He will be with the team for the next […]

Pop Warner Sets First Golf Tournament Fundraiser

Pop Warner Sets First Golf Tournament Fundraiser

The Franklin Township Pop Warner Warriors program is holding a golf tournament fundraiser May 3 at Bunker Hill Golf Course, 220 Bunker Hill Rd., Princeton. The day begins with breakfast and registration at 10 a.m., followed by an 11 a.m. shotgun scramble. The fee for individual golfers is $125, and $400 for a foursome. Admission […]

Somerset Patriots Fan Fest Photo Galleries

Somerset Patriots Fan Fest Photo Galleries

The Franklin Reporter & Advocate was at the Somerset Patriots Fan Fest on April 12. We have two photo galleries for you, one of general fan pictures, and our mega-gallery of the kids (of all ages) who ran the bases. Enjoy!      

Somerset Patriots Re-Sign Pitcher Roy Merritt

Somerset Patriots Re-Sign Pitcher Roy Merritt

Bridgewater, NJ- The Somerset Patriots have announced that they have re-signed left-handed pitcher Roy Merritt. Merritt finished the 2013 season with a 4-2 record, a 1.96 ERA, and 71 strikeouts in 64.1 innings pitched in 38 games. Merritt was among the league leaders in 2012 for the Patriots, finishing with a 3.22 ERA to go […]

Patriots Invite Two From Tryout To Spring Training

Patriots Invite Two From Tryout To Spring Training

Bridgewater, NJ- The Somerset Patriots have invited left-handed pitcher J.D. Reichenbach and infielder Scott Kelly to join the team at Spring Training from their open player tryouts held at TD Bank Ballpark on Saturday, April 12th. Reichenbach has experience in the Cleveland Indians organization, reaching the Triple-A level briefly in 2011. He spent most of […]

Somerset Patriots Add Three Including Former MLB Pitcher

Somerset Patriots Add Three Including Former MLB Pitcher

Bridgewater, NJ – The Somerset Patriots have announced the signings of left-handed pitcher Zach Kroenke and Matt Zielinski and utility player Dennis Raben. Kroenke has Major League experience with the Arizona Diamondbacks, where he pitched in seven games in 2010 and 2011. In addition to his Major League time, Kroenke has six seasons of Triple-A […]

Somerset Patriots Add Three Veteran Pitchers

Somerset Patriots Add Three Veteran Pitchers

Bridgewater, NJ- The Somerset Patriots have announced the signings of right-handed pitchers Kyler Newby, Mike Demark, and Gary Moran. Newby has experience in the Arizona Diamondbacks, Baltimore Orioles, and Oakland Athletics organizations, including three seasons at the Triple-A level. Newby was 2-1 with a 3.58 ERA and 28 strikeouts in 27.2 innings pitched in 24 […]

FR&A Photo Gallery: Franklin Township Baseball League Welcomes New Season With Annual Parade, New Scoreboard

FR&A Photo Gallery: Franklin Township Baseball League Welcomes New Season With Annual Parade, New Scoreboard

The Franklin Township Baseball League ushered in the 2014 season – its 62nd – April 5 with the annual parade from Pine Grove Manor School to the baseball complex on Dekalb Street. Players and their parents marched along Highland Avenue and Franklin Boulevard behind the banners of their respective teams as onlookers cheered from the […]