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Franklin Township Baseball League Swings into Summer with Home Run Derby and All-Star Games

May 22, 2018

SOMERSET, NJ - May X, 2018: Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start of summer and before you plan your three-day weekend, why not start right here, in Franklin Township. 

Franklin Township Baseball League (FTBL) invites the public to attend the annual Home Run Derby and All-Star Games on Saturday, May 26, 2018, from 8:15 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. 

The celebration begins with the ...

Franklin Township: Let'em Play Foot Ball Camp Gives College Hopefuls Chance to Show Off Skills

SOMERSET, NJ - Cloudy skies and heavy downpours could not stop nearly 100 student-athletes from showing off their skills while gaining valuable exposure to college coaches, during a Let'em Play Football Camp.

Student-athletes in grades 6 through 11, from Franklin and surrounding towns, gathered on Franklin High School's football field Saturday, May 12 to strengthen their technique ...

Tour of Somerville Celebrates 75 Years of World-Class Racing

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Memorial Day weekend will mark the 75th anniversary of the longest-running bike race in the country.  Since 1940, Memorial Day in Somerville, New Jersey has become synonymous with the Tour of Somerville. Dubbed the “Kentucky Derby of Cycling,” the classic attracts over 1,000 professional and amateur cyclists, (racing in 2 towns in 3 days) including ...

TAPinto Horses' Alex Orr, Jr. Announces Kentucky Derby Picks

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Readers of these reports have come to realize that I'm a racing fan. I like horses. I like the thrill of horse racing.

I realize that gambling on horse racing is what makes the sport go. But, I prefer to leave the gambling to those who enjoy it for its own sake.

However, when the world turns on millions of television sets to watch the Kentucky Derby, I feel like ...

Baseball and Softball Teams Split Battle of Warriors

WARREN, NJ -  The Watchung Hills Warriors’ baseball and softball teams had mixed results in in their matchups against the Franklin Warriors on Thursday.

Max Parrone threw a five-hit shutout to lift the Franklin baseball team to a 2-0 win over Watchung Hills in Warren.

In his first varsity start after back surgery, Nick Isherwood allowed just  one unearned run on ...

Mets Sign Patriots Pitcher Before He Can Unpack His Gear

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots have announced that right-hand pitcher Scott Copeland’s contract has been purchased by the New York Mets. He is expected to report to Double-A Binghamton.

The 6’3” righty broke into the big leagues in 2015 with the Toronto Blue Jays. That year, Copeland went 1-1 over five games (three starts) with six strikeouts. He had gone 11-6 with a ...

Somerset Patriots Open Spring Training April 17

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - And so it begins.

The Somerset Patriots open their quest for a sixth Atlantic League championship Tuesday, with players arriving at TD Ballpark for the first day of Spring Training 2018.

The Patriots’ spring roster is stocked with several players – primarily pitchers - that have Major League experience. There are several holdovers from the 2017 season, and ...

Spring Arrives in Time to Usher in Franklin Township Baseball League's 65th Annual Opening Day 

SOMERSET, NJ - After a one-week postponement due to inclement weather, the Franklin Township Baseball League had a sunny warm spring day on Saturday to hold their 65th annual Opening Day parade and ceremony at the Mickey James FTBL Complex.

The public was invited to attend the annual parade and celebration. After the parade, the players and coaches took the field donning their team ...

Former 6'8" Yankees Farmhand Signs with Patriots after Open Tryout

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots signed right-handed pitcher David Palladino for the 2018 season following open tryouts at TD Bank Ballpark Saturday.

Palladino enters his first season with the Somerset Patriots and first in the Atlantic League. The 6’8” righty spent the first five years of his professional career in the New York Yankees organization. He most recently ...

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Somerset: Act Now to Save 15 Percent Off Pulse Summer Sports Camps

May 20, 2018

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Pulse Premier Sports Camps offer an innovative approach to sports education. Curriculums are designed for young athletes of all skill levels who have a passion for sports and demand more during key influential years.

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