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Patriots Hit the Road for Holiday Weekend after Loss to Skeeters

May 24, 2018

BRIDGEWATER, NJ- The Sugar Land Skeeters (16-9) defeated the Somerset Patriots (15-7) 3-1 at TD Bank Ballpark on Thursday afternoon.

Courtney Hawkins’ leadoff home run (7) in the top of the second inning gave the Skeeters a 1-0 advantage.

Sugar Land plated another run in the fourth inning on a sacrifice fly by Hawkins that made the score 2-0.

The Skeeters scored their ...

Justin Trapp 8th-Inning Home Run Seals Win for Patriots

BRIDGEWATER, NJ- The Somerset Patriots (15-6) defeated the Sugar Land Skeeters (15-9) 2-1 at TD Bank Ballpark on Wednesday evening.

With the score tied 1-1 in the bottom of the eighth inning, Justin Trapp launched a solo home run (2) to left field to give the Patriots a 2-1 lead that would be the final score.

“It was a huge at bat. All game they were throwing me off with the curveball ...

Welcome Back: All-Star Pitcher David Kubiak Re-Signs with Patriots

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots have All-Star re-signed right-handed pitcher David Kubiak for the 2018 season.

Kubiak enters his second with the Somerset Patriots and his third year in the Atlantic League. The 6’7” righty made 21 appearances (18 starts) with the Patriots last year. He earned five wins and carried a 3.83 ERA with 117 strikeouts against 34 walks over ...

Skeeters Have No Sting, Patriots Win Easily

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots (14-6) defeated the Sugar Land Skeeters (15-6) 9-1 at TD Bank Ballpark on Tuesday evening.

The Patriots took a 2-0 lead in the bottom of the second inning on RBI base hits by Julio Borbon and Mike Fransoso.

The Patriots exploded for seven runs in the bottom of the eighth inning. Fransoso started the scoring with an RBI single before Alex Castellanos ...

NY Mets Sign Patriots Pitcher

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Somerset Patriots left-hander Aaron Laffey has been signed by the New York Mets and is expected to report to the Triple-A franchise in Las Vegas.

Laffey was 2-0 with a 3.10 ERA and 13 strikeouts over 20.1 innings pitched in four starts for Somerset this season. 2018 was his second season with the Somerset Patriots and in the Atlantic League.

Last year followed a ...

Patriots Shut Down Ducks' 9th-Inning Rally

 

 

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots (13-6) defeated the Long Island Ducks (12-9) 5-4 before 6,022 fans at TD Bank Ballpark on Sunday afternoon.

The Patriots took an early 1-0 lead in the bottom of the second inning on an error that allowed Alex Castellanos to score.

Somerset extended the lead with three runs in the bottom of the third inning on an RBI single by ...

Ducks Thrive Against Patriots in Fog-Shrouded Game

 

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Long Island Ducks (12-8) defeated the Somerset Patriots (12-6) 6-2 at TD Bank Ballpark on Saturday night.

The Ducks took an early 3-0 lead in the top of the first inning on an RBI double by Lew Ford, a sacrifice fly by David Washington, and an RBI single by Wilkin Castillo.

The Patriots cut the lead with two runs in the bottom of the second inning on a double ...

Patriots: Dudley's 9th-Inning Sac Fly Walk-Off Breaks Scoreless Tie

 

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots (12-5) defeated the Long Island Ducks (11-8) 1-0 at TD Bank Ballpark on Friday night.

Both teams remained scoreless until the bottom of the ninth inning when Aaron Dudley delivered a one-out bases loaded sacrifice fly to win the game.

“I was thinking that all I needed to do was get something up and deep,” said Dudley. “He ...

Patriots, Diamond Nation Go to Bat for Ailing Ben Fonseca

 

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots and Diamond Nation have partnered for a special event to raise money for a member of their family, former coach and instructor Ben Fonseca.

Fonseca is battling systemic scleroderma, an autoimmune disorder where healthy tissue is being destroyed because the immune system mistakenly thinks it’s a foreign substance or infection. The ...

Rain Scuttles Patriots’ Doubleheader in York

YORK, PA – Wednesday’s doubleheader between the Somerset Patriots and York Revolution has been postponed by inclement weather.

A make-up date will be determined.

The Patriots had won the opener of the three-game series Tuesday night 6-2, improving their record to 11-5, two games ahead of the second place Long Island Ducks in the Liberty Division.

The Patriots have an off day ...

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