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Somerset Patriots Sign Nate Spears And Steve Nikorak

Somerset Patriots Sign Nate Spears And Steve Nikorak

Bridgewater, NJ- The Somerset Patriots have announced the signing of second baseman/utility player Nate Spears and utility player Steve Nikorak. Spears has Major League experience with the Boston Red Sox in 2011 and 2012, where he played in seven games. In addition to his Major League time, Spears has five seasons of Triple-A experience, including […]

Somerset Patriots Re-Sign Luis Montanez And Add Catcher Damaso Espino

Somerset Patriots Re-Sign Luis Montanez And Add Catcher Damaso Espino

Bridgewater, NJ- The Somerset Patriots have announced the re-signing of outfielder Luis Montanez and the addition of catcher Damaso Espino. Montanez was among the Atlantic League leaders with his .313 batting average, 39 runs scored, 63 hits, 13 doubles, six home runs, and 41 RBI in 52 games played for the Patriots last season before […]

Somerset Patriots Bolster Pitching Staff With Re-Signings

Somerset Patriots Bolster Pitching Staff With Re-Signings

Bridgewater, NJ – The Somerset Patriots have announced the re-signings of right-handed pitchers Josh Lowey, Jason Lowey, and David Harden. Josh Lowey led the Patriots in wins last year, finishing with a 14-8 record, a 2.89 ERA, and 124 strikeouts in 155.2 innings pitched in 26 games. He was among the league leaders for pitching […]

FHS Girls’ Basketball Team Honored By Township Council

FHS Girls’ Basketball Team Honored By Township Council

The Township Council on March 25 presented the Franklin High School varsity girls’ basketball team with a proclamation honoring them for their history making season. The Lady Warriors captured the NJSIAA North Jersey, Section II Group IV state championships before falling in the first round of the group championship tournament, representing the furthest into the […]

Outsey, Normandia Acknowledged For College Scholarships (With Photo Gallery)

Outsey, Normandia Acknowledged For College Scholarships (With Photo Gallery)

Two Franklin High School athletes were finally recognized for the college scholarships they earned at the March 25 Fall/Winter National Signing Day celebration. The two – football defensive end/linebacker Jameer Outsey and wrestler Ralph Normandia – actually signed their letters of intent in February. But winter snow storms and schedule conflicts delayed the school’s annual […]

Somerset Patriots Launch Internet Broadcast Network For Live Games, Original Programs

Somerset Patriots Launch Internet Broadcast Network For Live Games, Original Programs

Somerset Patriots fans who can’t make every home game this season will be able to watch at least 20 of them via the Internet, thanks to SPN.tv, the Patriots’ media network. In addition to live-streaming 20 games during the season, SPN.tv will also broadcast eight original programs and game recaps. The first game to be […]

Somerset Patriots Re-Sign Piscataway’s Corey Smith

Somerset Patriots Re-Sign Piscataway’s Corey Smith

The Somerset Patriots have announced the re-signing of third baseman Corey Smith. Smith had an All-Star season for the Patriots in 2013, finishing with a .269 batting average, 82 runs, 138 hits, 29 doubles, 20 home runs, and 84 RBI in 133 games played. Smith was the Atlantic League Player Of The Month for May […]

Somerset Patriots Sign MLB Shortstop Edwin Maysonet

Bridgewater, NJ- The Somerset Patriots have announced the signing of shortstop Edwin Maysonet. Maysonet has Major League experience with the Houston Astros in 2008-2009 and with the Milwaukee Brewers in 2012. He has a Major League career .265 batting average, 36 hits, and 11 RBI in 76 games played. “If what I hear about Edwin […]

Somerset Patriots Re-Sign Aharon Egleston And Add Miguel Abreu

Somerset Patriots Re-Sign Aharon Egleston And Add Miguel Abreu

The Somerset Patriots have announced the signings of outfielder Aharon Eggleston and utility player Miguel Abreu. Eggleston had an All-Star season for the Patriots last year, finishing with a .294 average, 126 hits, 22 doubles, eight home runs, and 56 RBI. “We are extremely excited to have Eggy back with us this season.  He was […]

Sparky Lyle Joins The Fight Against Diabetes

Sparky Lyle Joins The Fight Against Diabetes

Bridgewater, NJ – American Diabetes Association’s Northern New Jersey Market has announced that Sparky Lyle, a Major League Baseball Cy Young Award winner (1977) and Manager Emeritus of the Somerset Patriots, will join Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes as the Honorary Chair. Lyle, who was recently diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, will drive fundraising and […]