Somerset Patriots

May 29, 2020

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset Patriots will host a drive-in movie in the parking lot of TD Bank Ballpark on Friday, June 12th and Saturday, June 13th. The 1993 coming-of-age baseball classic "The Sandlot" will be featured  at 8:30 p.m. on both nights in the Red Lot located on the first base ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset Patriots, and their concessions partner HomePlate Catering & Hospitality, teamed up with Sysco Metro New York to provide the community with a pop-up shopping event at TD Bank Ballpark on Friday, May 8th. From the 70 online orders placed, the Somerset Patriots ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset Patriots have introduced the Jersey Strong T-Shirt to showcase the message that we are all in this together and will come out stronger than ever. Each t-shirt is $25, with a portion of the sales benefiting the RWJ Barnabas Health Emergency Response Fund to help the ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset Patriots hosted an Opening Day At Home event to virtually entertain fans who were not able to celebrate at TD Bank Ballpark on Friday, May 1st. Opening Day At Home was a day-long event that engaged fans on all the team’s social media platforms, mainly focused on ...

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LANCASTER, Pa. – On what would have been Opening Day for the independent Atlantic League of Professional Baseball, president Rick White assured fans that the ALPB intends to play ball in 2020.  The Atlantic League Championship Season remains officially postponed as ALPB and club officials ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots have re-signed left-handed pitcher Jeff Kinley for the 2020 season. “I’m very excited to be back with the Patriots,” said Kinley. “ I had a great time in Somerset last year and am looking forward to getting started for the 2020 season.” Kinley enters ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset Patriots join the entire baseball community in mourning the loss of Jim Frey, who passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by family on Sunday, April 12th at the age of 88. Frey was instrumental in the creation of the Somerset Patriots and held the position of ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ- The Somerset Patriots have re-signed two-time Atlantic League All-Star right-handed pitcher David Kubiak for the 2020 season. “I’m excited to be coming back and to get going with everyone,” said Kubiak. “The Patriots have become more than an organization me to: they’ve become ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots will collect donations of Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) at TD Bank Ballpark for doctors, nurses and health care professionals on the front lines of the battle against the coronavirus (COVID19). The donated PPEs will be given to member hospitals of ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots have signed eight-year Major League veteran right-handed pitcher Vance Worley for the 2020 season. “I’m very excited to get back into baseball and back on the field,” said Worley. “I’ve heard very good things about Somerset. I’ve heard it is a good place ...

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BRIDGEWATER NJ- The Somerset Patriots have signed right-handed pitcher Josh Almonte for the 2020 season. “It’s a new start for me that I’m really excited about,” said Almonte. “Anytime you get to play for a new team, it’s a positive opportunity. I’m looking forward to getting to know the guys, ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ- The Somerset Patriots have signed outfielder Jan Hernandez for the 2020 season. Hernandez enters his first season with the Somerset Patriots and his first season in the Atlantic League. The 25-year old spent the entire 2019 season with Triple-A Lehigh Valley (Philadelphia ...

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LANCASTER, Pa. – Atlantic League President Rick White said today the CDC recommendation that organizers cancel or postpone in-person events consisting of 50 or more people for the next eight weeks has made clear the Atlantic League’s Opening Day of April 30 will be delayed He also announced that ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ- The Somerset Patriots have signed former Major League outfielder and 2015 World Series champion Paulo Orlando for the 2020 season. “I’ve heard very good things about the Patriots,” said Orlando. “One of my former teammates Jimmy Paredes said good things about the culture. I had ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Dozens of performers dazzled the judges at Bridgewater Commons Saturday afternoon with their renditions of Broadway show stoppers, pop tunes, country songs and classic rock, hoping to outdo the competition for the opportunity to sing the National Anthem this summer at TD Bank ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ- The Somerset Patriots have signed veteran infielder Gustavo Nunez for the 2020 season Nunez enters his first season with the Somerset Patriots and his first in the Atlantic League. He has 11 seasons of service in minor league baseball, spanning time in the Detroit Tigers, ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Fan Favorite Scott Kelly will return to the Somerset Patriots for his seventh consecutive season, establishing himself as the longest tenured player on the team, and only the second player in franchise history to play in seven different seasons. “It’s an honor to put the ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ- The Somerset Patriots have hired former New Britain Bees hitting coach Chuck Stewart as the team’s new Hitting Coach for the 2020 season. “It’s been an exciting day for the Stewart family. We are so thrilled to be joining the Somerset Patriots organization,” said Stewart. “I ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots have signed right-handed pitcher and 2017 Atlantic League champion Jay Gause for the 2020 season. “I’m real excited to get going,” said Gause. “I’ve always loved pitching in Somerset, even if it was with a different team. I liked the crowd a lot. It was ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Six-year Major League veteran Jimmy Paredes has been re-signed by the Somerset Patriots for the 2020 season. “I feel great coming back to the Patriots,” said Paredes. “It feels like I’m coming back home. Somerset is another family to me.” Paredes enters his second season ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Following the lead of Major League Baseball and its ballparks, the Somerset Patriots will extend the protective netting at TD Bank Ballpark along the left- and right field lines for the upcoming 2020 season. “In listening to our fans, and following the excellent example set by ...

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  BRIDGEWATER, NJ –Somerset County Freeholder Director Shanel Y. Robinson urges county non-profit and community organizations to enter the annual TD Bank Ballpark drawing for a chance to win tickets to a home game and seating in the ballpark’s 30-seat community box. The deadline to submit ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ- The Somerset Patriots have re-signed four-year Major League left-handed pitcher Brett Oberholtzer for the 2020 season. “I’m excited to get back to Somerset and see all of the guys again,” said Oberholtzer. “I’ve been able to use my time with the Patriots to showcase my ability ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots have signed former Major Leaguer and 2018 Atlantic League All-Star infielder Jason Rogers for the 2020 season. Rogers’ rights were acquired by the Patriots through the 2019 New Britain Bees Dispersal Draft. In addition to playing, Rogers will take on added ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ- The Somerset Patriots have re-signed 2019 Team MVP and Atlantic League All-Star infielder Will Kengor for the 2020 season. “I believe we have the right people to accomplish the high goals we have set for the team this year,” said Kengor. “I’m excited to get back to work in ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ- The Somerset Patriots have re-signed right-handed relief pitcher Taylor Wright for the 2020 season. “I really enjoyed my time in Somerset last year,” said Wright. “Everyone from the clubhouse to the coaches and players made me feel welcomed. It was a dream come true to follow my ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ- The Somerset Patriots have signed former New York Yankee right-handed pitcher Johnny Barbato for the 2020 season. “I’m excited to get up to New Jersey and start another season,” said Barbato. “I’ve heard a lot of great things about the team, stadium and personnel with the ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Freeholder Director Shanel Y. Robinson invites Somerset County nonprofit and community organizations to enter the annual TD Bank Ballpark drawing for a chance to win tickets to a home game and seating in the ballpark’s 30-seat community box. The deadline to submit entry forms ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ- The Somerset Patriots have signed right-handed pitcher James Pugliese for the 2020 season. “From day one, the entire organization made me feel like I was already a part of the family,” said Pugliese. “I can’t wait to play in front of the greatest fans in baseball and help bring ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Steve and Suzanne Kalafer, Flemington Car and Truck Country Family of Brands and the Somerset Patriots have donated $1 million to Somerset Health Care Foundation to support the renovation of Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset’s 1-East Geriatric Unit. Renovations ...

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