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Turley Strikes Out 12 To Lead Patriots To 5-0 Shutout Win

York, PA – Southpaw Nik Turley struck out a season-high 12, and the Somerset Patriots (30-25, 68-57) pitchers retired the final 17 batters they faced as the visitors blanked the York Revolution (29-24, 69-54) 5-0 Friday evening at PeoplesBank Ballpark.   “I love to compete and challenge hitters and tonight I was able to be […]

Patriots Power Past Skeeters 7-5

Bridgewater, NJ – The Somerset Patriots (6-5, 44-37) defeated the Sugar Land Skeeters (6-6, 41-41) 7-5 at TD Bank Ballpark on Tuesday evening.   Trailing 5-4 in the bottom of the eighth inning, David Vidal tied up the game with an RBI single before Bryan LaHair launched the go-ahead two-run homer (7) to right field […]

Four Somerset Patriots Named Atlantic League All-Stars

Bridgewater, NJ- The Atlantic League of Professional Baseball has named four Somerset Patriots as All-Stars to represent the Liberty Division in the 2016 Atlantic League All-Star Game. The event will be held at Clipper Magazine Stadium, the home of the Lancaster Barnstormers, on Wednesday, July 13th.   Outfielder Aharon Eggleston, infielder Bryan LaHair, and relief […]

Patriots Pitchers Strikeout Season-High 13 Barnstormers In 4-2 Win

Lancaster, PA – Six different pitchers combined to strike out a season-high 13 batters as the Somerset Patriots (28-22) doubled up the Lancaster Barnstormers (25-23) 4-2 Monday evening in the rubber match at Clipper Magazine Stadium   “The pitchers did a phenomenal job,” said catcher Rob Kral. “They were executing all their pitches. They established […]

Patriots Edge Bluefish 5-4 In 11 Innings

Bridgeport, CT – The Somerset Patriots (19-9) edged the Bridgeport Bluefish (9-18) 5-4 in 11 innings Thursday night at Harbor Yard. Vinny Zarrillo hit the go ahead RBI single in the top of the 11th inning and contributed defensively with an outfield assist to end the game as the tying run was thrown out at […]

Bluefish Top Patriots 10-4

Bridgeport, CT – The Bridgeport Bluefish (8-16) scored eight unanswered runs to defeat the Somerset Patriots (17-8) 10-4 in the series opener at Harbor Yard. The Patriots squandered two different leads and committed a season-high three errors. This was their largest margin of defeat this season.   “We have not been real consistent with some […]

Patriots Need Extra Innings, But Remain Perfect For Start Of Season

Bridgewater, NJ- The Somerset Patriots defeated the York Revolution 4-3 in 11 innings at TD Bank Ballpark on Wednesday evening to improve to 7-0 to start the 2016 season.   Scott Kelly led off the bottom of the 11th inning with a single, stole second, and moved to third after two walks loaded the bases. […]

Kral’s Walk Off Single Leads Patriots To Victory

Bridgewater, NJ- A Rob Kral RBI single with the bases loaded in the bottom of the tenth inning led the Somerset Patriots to a 6-5 win over the Long Island Ducks at TD Bank Ballpark on Saturday night.   Matt Fields led off the inning with a walk, and after back-to-back intentional walks loaded the […]

Somerset Patriots Sign Former Rider University LHP Mike Thomas

Somerset Patriots Sign Former Rider University LHP Mike Thomas

Bridgewater, NJ – The Somerset Patriots have announced the signing of left-handed pitcher Mike Thomas. The Rider University alumnus owns a 12-10 career record with a 2.98 ERA, 19 saves and 297 strikeouts over 250.2 innings of work.   “I have heard that the Atlantic League is a cool, competitive league where I know I […]