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Patriots' Marrero Packs His Gear, Heads to Phillies Minor League Team

August 18, 2017

BRIDGEWATER, NJ- Somerset Patriots outfielder Christian Marrero’s contract has been purchased by the Philadelphia Phillies. He is expected to report to their Double-A team in Reading, Pa.

Marrero becomes the 11th Somerset Patriot to have his contract purchased by a Major League organization this season. Pitchers Logan Darnell (Tampa Bay Rays and Los Angeles Dodgers), Jeremy Bleich ...

Guzman's 8th-Inning Home Run Clinches Patriots' Win

BRIDGEWATER, NJ-   The Somerset Patriots (19-19, 61-47) defeated the Long Island Ducks (23-16, 59-50) 7-5 in the night game of a day-night double header at TD Bank Ballpark yesterday.

Tied at 5-5 in the bottom of the eighth inning, Carlos Guzman smacked a go-ahead two-run home run (5) to give the Patriots a 7-5 win.

“I wanted to get a ball that I could drive,” said ...

Ducks Win First Game of Doubleheader, Extend Division Lead Over Patriots

Bridgewater, NJ-   The Long Island Ducks (23-15, 59-49) defeated the Somerset Patriots (18-19, 60-47) 7-3 in the day game of a day-night double header at TD Bank Ballpark on Wednesday.

The Patriots took an early 1-0 lead on an error in the first inning.

The Ducks grabbed the lead in the top of the third inning on an RBI single by Angelo Songco and an RBI double by Elmer Reyes that ...

Patriots 9th-Inning Rally Fizzles Out

BRIDGEWATER, NJ- The Long Island Ducks (22-15, 58-49) defeated the Somerset Patriots (18-17, 60-45) 3-2 at TD Bank Ballpark on Tuesday night.

The Ducks took an early 2-0 lead in the first inning on a home run by Mark Krauss (16).

A sacrifice fly by Carlos Guzman in the second inning cut the lead in half for Somerset.

Long Island plated another run on an error in the fifth inning for ...

Patriots Pitchers Dominate Lancaster

LANCASTER, Pa. - The Somerset Patriots (18-17, 60-45) put on a dominant performance both on the mound and at the plate in a 6-1 defeat of the Lancaster Barnstormers (22-15, 60-46) in yesterday’s series-finale at Clipper Magazine Stadium.

Somerset struck first in the first inning for the fourth-straight game. Justin Pacchioli and Carlos Guzman both added RBI singles to get the Patriots in ...

Patriots 9th-Inning Rally Falls Short

LANCASTER, Pa. - Missed opportunities plagued the Somerset Patriots (17-17, 59-45) last night in a 10-6 loss to the Lancaster Barnstormers (22-14, 60-45) at Clipper Magazine Stadium.  

For the third straight game, Somerset opened the scoring in the top of the first inning. This time, it was a two-out RBI double from Christian Marrero to deep center field that gave the Patriots an early ...

Oliver Pitches 8 Strong Innings, Roller HRs in Patriots Win

LANCASTER, PA. – The Somerset Patriots (17-16, 59-44) utilized big innings early in the ballgame for the second-straight night to defeat the Lancaster Barnstormers (21-14, 59-45) 8-2 last night at Clipper Magazine Stadium. 

Kyle Roller (17) started the scoring in the top of the first inning when he crushed a two-run home run far beyond the right-center field fence. Lancaster ...

Patriots Sign Major League Southpaw Keith Hessler

BRIDGEWATER, NJ -The Somerset Patriots have signed Major League left-handed pitcher Keith Hessler.

Hessler enters his first season with the Somerset Patriots and his first in the Atlantic League.

In 2015, the Silver Spring, Md. native made his Major League debut with the Arizona Diamondbacks on Aug. 8th. He appeared in 18 games with the Diamondbacks that year, striking out 12 batters ...

Patriots Step Up to the Plate in Early Innings to Secure Win

LANCASTER, PA. – A pair of four-run innings in the first third of last night’s ballgame lifted the Somerset Patriots (16-16, 58-44) to a 9-3 win over the Lancaster Barnstormers (21-13, 59-44) at Clipper Magazine Stadium. 

Somerset opened up with four runs in the top of the first inning. An RBI single from Kyle Roller began the scoring, before Christian Marrero’s ...

Patriots Drop Below .500 After Loss to York

BRIDGEWATER, NJ-   The York Revolution (20-13, 48-55) defeated the Somerset Patriots (15-16, 57-44) 5-2 before 6,071 fans at TD Bank Ballpark last night.

The Revolution took a 1-0 lead in the top of the fourth inning on an RBI single by Isaias Tejeda.

Jared Mitchell’s solo home run (10) in the fifth inning made the score 2-0 in favor of York.

The Revolution extended ...

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