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Oliver Pitches 8 Strong Innings, Roller HRs in Patriots Win

August 12, 2017

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 Friday 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 ...

Somerset Patriots Sign Major League Southpaw Keith Hessler

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots have announced the signing of 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, Maryland native made his Major League debut with the Arizona Diamondbacks on Aug. 8. He appeared in 18 games with the Diamondbacks that ...

FHS Boys Track and Field Team Honored at Ring Ceremony

SOMERSET, NJ - The Franklin Boys Track and Field team was honored Tuesday night for their championship run this season with a ring ceremony at Franklin High School. 

This year Franklin won the Skyland Conference title, Somerset County title, Central Jersey, Group 4 title and capped off the season with a Group 4 state title win against East Orange, back in June. 

The title win ...

Roller Provides the Polish for Kubiak's Gem

 

  

BRIDGEWATER, NJ- The Somerset Patriots (14-12, 56-40) shut out the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs (11-16, 49-47) 1-0 at TD Bank Ballpark on Friday evening.

Kyle Roller provided the Patriots and starting pitcher David Kubiak (5-8) all the offense they needed with a solo home run (15) in the second inning.

Kubiak pitched seven scoreless innings and struck out ...

Somerset Patriots Ink Major League Pitcher Matt Marksberry

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots have announced the signing of left-handed pitcher Matt Marksberry.

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

The Cincinnati, Ohio, native was originally drafted by the Atlanta Braves in the 15th round of the 2013 MLB June Amateur Draft out of Campbell University. After being drafted by the ...

Patriots Snap 4-Game Losing Streak

 

SUGAR LAND, Texas - The Somerset Patriots (12-12, 54-39) were able to snap a four-game losing streak thanks in large part to a five-run seventh inning in a 6-4 win over the Sugar Land Skeeters (12-12, 42-52) Tuesday night at Constellation Field.

The first five innings of the game featured strong, scoreless pitching before Somerset broke though in the sixth on an ...

Sugar Land Rallies Late For 4-3 Walk-Off Victory

SUGAR LAND, TX - The Sugar Land Skeeters (11-11, 41-51) stormed back for three unanswered runs over the final two innings to shock the Somerset Patriots (11-11, 53-38) with a a 4-3 walk-off win at Constellation Field.

The Skeeters took a 1-0 lead in the first inning without recording a hit. A pair of walks, a runner-advancing groundout and a sacrifice fly from Kevin Ahrens provided Sugar ...

Patriots Crawl Back, But Rally Falls Short

 

SUGAR LAND, Texas - The Somerset Patriots (11-10, 53-38) rallied for three late runs Saturday night, but fell just short in a 4-3 loss to the Sugar Land Skeeters (10-11, 40-51) at Constellation Field.

Sugar Land took an early 3-0 lead in the bottom of the second inning on an RBI single from Dickie Thon and a two-out, two-run single into centerfield from Joe Benson. Travis Scott added ...

Kubiak Gives Up 3 HRs in Loss to Skeeters

SUGAR LAND, Texas- The Sugar Land Skeeters (9-11, 39-51) carried three home runs and a strong pitching performance into a 7-1 defeat of the Somerset Patriots (11-9, 53-37) in Friday night’s series-opener at Constellation Field.

Joe Benson (5) opened up the scoring for Sugar Land with a leadoff solo home run to left field in the bottom of the first inning. The Skeeters doubled their lead ...

First Woman in Blue at the Little League Baseball State Tournament in Newton

NEWTON, NJ - History is being made at the Little League Baseball State Tournament in Newton this week.  While the games are the highlight of the season for the players and their families, the series is notable because, for the first time since the tournament began in 1949, a woman, Christine Sammon, was assigned to umpire the tournament.

"No pressure," Sammon said learning she ...

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