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Patriots Win on Sands' Walk-Off Home Run in 11th Inning

June 17, 2021

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Donny Sands (6) sent the Somerset Patriots (24-13) home with a 7-5 walk-off win in 11 innings over the Richmond Flying Squirrels (21-17) at TD Bank Ballpark on Wednesday night.

With the score tied at 5-5, Sands sent an 0-2 pitch over the left-center field wall to end the game.

“It’s nuts. The whole game we were ...

Patriots Launch 16-Hit Barrage Against Squirrels; Otto Notches 14 Ks

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots (23-13) powered past the Richmond Flying Squirrels (21-16) 10-1 at TD Bank Ballpark on Tuesday night.

The Patriots lit up the scoreboard with 16 hits, including five players with two or more in the game. Donny Sands led the way with two home runs (4, 5) in his 3-for-4 night. 

After a Vince Hernandez home ...

Yankees Juggle Farm Rosters, 6 New Pitchers Assigned to Patriots

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The New York Yankees have assigned six players to their Double-A affiliate, the Somerset Patriots.

RHP Luis Medina, LHP Ken Waldichuk, RHP Hayden Wesneski and RHP Nick Green join the team from High-A Hudson Valley. RHP Addison Russ and RHP Zach Greene come to Somerset from ...

Yankees Slugger Luke Voit Begins Rehab Stint with Patriots Tuesday

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - New York Yankees first baseman Luke Voit will begin a rehab assignment with the Somerset Patriots on Tuesday night against the Richmond Flying Squirrels. 

He becomes the Yankees' second player assigned to the AA Patriots for rehab; relief pitcher Zack Britton made three appearances on the mound for the Patriots before returning to ...

Junk Leads the Way as Four Patriots Pitchers Shut Out SeaWolves

ERIE, Pa. - The Somerset Patriots (22-13) had four different pitchers combine to toss a four-hit shutout in Sunday’s 2-0 win over the Erie SeaWolves (23-12) at UPMC Park.

Janson Junk (W, 1-1) led the way for Somerset. The right-handed starting pitcher tossed six shutout innings and allowed only three hits and one walk while striking out a career-high nine ...

Power Outage: Patriots Total 3 Hits in Shutout Loss to SeaWolves

ERIE, Pa, - The Somerset Patriots (21-13) were shut out Saturday night for only the second time this season in a 5-0 loss to the Erie SeaWolves (23-11) at UPMC Park.

Somerset collected just three hits in the contest. Patriots starting pitcher Matt Krook (L, 1-1) struck out a season-high nine batters over five innings, but allowed three runs in the ...

Patriots Snap 3-Game Losing Streak; Peraza, Dunn Homers Lead the Way

ERIE, Pa. - The Somerset Patriots (21-12) ended their longest losing streak of the season with a 5-2 over the Erie SeaWolves (22-11) Friday night at UPMC Park.

Once again, the Patriots bats were led by the home run ball. Oswald Peraza (1) led off the game with a solo home run out to left to give the team an early lead. Somerset added a second run later in the ...

Road Woes Continue: Patriots Lose Third Straight in Extra Innings

ERIE,Pa. - The Erie SeaWolves (22-10) rallied for three runs late for a 3-2 win in 10 innings over the Somerset Patriots (20-12) at UPMC Park Thursday night.

Dylan Rosa won the game for the SeaWolves in the bottom of the 10th inning on a walk-off RBI single to deep right center field after the Patriots failed to score in the top half of the frame.

Somerset had ...

Patriots Take Early Lead But Lose Second in a Row to SeaWolves

ERIE, Pa. - The Somerset Patriots (20-11) took a first inning lead Wednesday night but allowed four runs late to drop a 4-2 game to the Erie SeaWolves (21-10) at UPMC Park.

Oswaldo Cabrera (4) opened the scoring with a two-run home run two batters into the top of the first inning. From there, the Patriots managed just four total hits the rest of the way.

Somerset ...

SeaWolves Overpower Patriots in Series Opener

ERIE, Pa. - Three home runs from the Erie SeaWolves (20-10) carried them to an 8-2 win over the Somerset Patriots (20-10) in Tuesday’s series-opener at UPMC Park.

Drew Ward (3) opened the scoring with a solo home run in the bottom of the second, with a two-run shot from Josh Lester (5) in the fourth and a two-run homer from Andre ...


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Somerset County: Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off in Hillsborough

June 16, 2021

Residents Can Safely Dispose of Harmful Items at Hillsborough Location

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ — The Somerset County Division of Solid Waste Management is holding a free Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off event, so residents can safely dispose of their harmful household items. The event will be held on Saturday, June 19, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the South County Public Works Garage, located at ...

Downtown Somerville Celebrates Pride Month with Mural, Pride Contest and Pride Night

June 15, 2021

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Downtown Somerville Alliance unveiled its PRIDE Month Mural on Friday – a 75-foot tribute to trailblazers in the LGBTQ Movement.

The mural is the latest in a partnership between the DSA, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somersetand the Babs Siperstein Proud Center to host a series of events in downtown Somerville to celebrate PRIDE Month throughout ...

Shapiro: "Amid Spike in Local News Initiatives, Franchise Model Remains Only Proven Method to Scale Local News"

Cautionary tales have emerged in recent weeks about the inherent risks of entering the local news industry. Poynter recently called out a few of the pain points that new publishers endure, and Columbia Journalism Review suggested there isn’t enough budget to combat increasing political polarization at the local level.

All these potential pitfalls haven’t stopped ...