Patriots Outlast Skeeters and 3-Hour Rain Delays

May 24, 2017

SUGAR LAND, Texas – Despite nearly three hours worth of rain delays Tuesday night, the Somerset Patriots (21-13) defeated the Sugar Land Skeeters (18-17) 5-3 to earn a three-game sweep at Constellation Field.

The Patriots took a 1-0 lead in the first on an Olmo Rosario RBI infield single. After the play, the game entered a 2:15 rain delay before resuming. Once back, Somerset doubled its ...

Hillsborough Sixth-Grader is Finalist for Somerset Patriots "Kid" CEO Job



BRIDGEWATER, NJ- The Somerset Patriots, along with program partner Spearhead Staffing, have announced the finalists for the 2017 Kid CEO promotion.

Evan Gilmurray (Bridgewater), Charlie Grippo (Bernardsville), Jimmy Marvits (Hillsborough), Nicholas Morgan (Piscataway), and Skyler Pearsall (Metuchen) have been chosen as finalists for the program.

All five kids will have ...

Patriots Take Game One of Day-Night Doubleheader in Texas

SUGAR LAND Land, Texas – Four unanswered runs over the final three innings of the ballgame led the Somerset Patriots (20-13) past the Sugar Land Skeeters (18-16) 6-3 in game one of Tuesday’s doubleheader at Constellation Field.

Somerset opened the scoring in the top of the first on an RBI groundout from Jerry Sands. A run-scoring Justin Pacchioli groundout in the top of ...

Patriots Pound Out 16 Hits with Strong Relief Effort from Below

SUGAR LAND, Texas – It took a season-high 16 hits and their largest comeback victory of the year, but the Somerset Patriots (19-13) ended a five-game losing streak Monday night with a 10-8 victory over the Sugar Land Skeeters (18-15) at Constellation Field.

Sugar Land opened up the scoring with three runs in the bottom of the first on a Travis Scott RBI double and a two-run Andy Wilkins ...

Ducks Sweep Series; Patriots Losing Streak Hits 5 Games


CENTRAL ISLIP, NY – The Long Island Ducks (15-15) completed a three-game sweep of the Somerset Patriots (18-13) Sunday afternoon at Bethpage Ballpark with an 8-1 victory.

Long Island carried an early 5-0 lead after a second-inning two-run home run to left from Alex Burg (5) and a third-inning three-run home run to right from Angelo Songco (8).

The Ducks later added three ...

Patriots Blow 9th-Inning Lead Two Games in a Row

CENTRAL ISLIP, NY – Left-handed pitcher Rick Teasley set a season-high with nine strikeouts but the Long Island Ducks (14-15) rallied in the bottom of the ninth for the second-straight night to defeat the Somerset Patriots (18-12) 4-3 Saturday night at Bethpage Ballpark.

Long Island opened the scoring on an Alex Burg (4) solo home run to left in the bottom of the fifth inning. They later ...

Somerset Patriots Help Atlantic League Celebrate 20th Anniversary

On May 20, 1998, the first ever Atlantic League of Professional Baseball game was played at the Sandcastle in Atlantic City, New Jersey between the Atlantic City Surf and the Somerset Patriots. The newly founded six-team independent league had come to fruition after a three-year process that began when founder Frank Boulton was looking to move one of his minor league teams to the Long ...

Patriots Blow 2-Run Lead in Bottom of Ninth Inning


CENTRAL ISLIP, NY – A three-run rally in the ninth inning led the Long Island Ducks (13-15) past the Somerset Patriots (18-11) at Bethpage Ballpark Fridaynight. 

The Ducks opened the scoring in the bottom of the 1st inning on an Angelo Songco RBI single. The 1-0 lead held until the top of the sixth inning, when Olmo Rosario (3) lifted a solo home run to even ...

Patriots Sign Pitcher El 'Hajj Muhammad, Franklin Township HS Graduate



BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots have signed right-handed pitcher El’ Hajj Muhammad.

The Franklin, NJ native enters his first season with the Somerset Patriots and in the Atlantic League.

He spent most of his eight-year professional career in the Cincinnati Reds organization before joining the Chicago White Sox organization last year.

Muhammad is a ...

Patriots Hit the Road after Splitting Series with Skeeters



BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Sugar Land Skeeters (16-12) defeated the Somerset Patriots (18-10) 4-3 at T D Bank Ballpark on Thursday evening.

The Skeeters took an early 2-0 lead in the second inning on a two-run home run by Lance Zawadzki (3).

Sugar Land added a run in the fifth inning on an RBI double by Albert Cordero and another in the sixth inning on an error.

The ...

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