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Patriots Hit the Road Following Tough Loss

August 18, 2017

BRIDGEWATER, NJ- The Long Island Ducks (24-16, 60-50) defeated the Somerset Patriots (19-20, 61-48) 5-4 at TD Bank Ballpark on Thursday night.

The Patriots took a 2-0 lead in the bottom of the third inning on RBI doubles by Justin Trapp and Kyle Roller.

Olmo Rosario came home on a balk to make the score 3-0 in favor of Somerset after four innings of play.

The Ducks jumped in ...

Patriots' Marrero Packs His Gear, Heads to Phillies Minor League Team

BRIDGEWATER, NJ- Somerset Patriots outfielder Christian Marrero’s contract has been purchased by the Philadelphia Phillies. He is expected to report to their Double-A team in Reading, Pa.

Marrero becomes the 11th Somerset Patriot to have his contract purchased by a Major League organization this season. Pitchers Logan Darnell (Tampa Bay Rays and Los Angeles Dodgers), Jeremy Bleich ...

Guzman's 8th-Inning Home Run Clinches Patriots' Win

BRIDGEWATER, NJ-   The Somerset Patriots (19-19, 61-47) defeated the Long Island Ducks (23-16, 59-50) 7-5 in the night game of a day-night double header at TD Bank Ballpark on Wednesday.

Tied at 5-5 in the bottom of the eighth inning, Carlos Guzman smacked a go-ahead two-run home run (5) to give the Patriots a 7-5 win.

“I wanted to get a ball that I could drive,” said ...

Ducks Win First Game of Doubleheader, Extend Division Lead Over Patriots

 

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Long Island Ducks (23-15, 59-49) defeated the Somerset Patriots (18-19, 60-47) 7-3 in the day game of a day-night double header at TD Bank Ballpark on Wednesday.

The Ducks have now won 12 games in a row; the Patriots have now fallen 4.5 games behind the Ducks in the second half Division standings.

The Patriots took an early 1-0 lead on an error in the first ...

Patriots 9th-Inning Rally Fizzles Out

 

BRIDGEWATER, NJ- The Long Island Ducks (22-15, 58-49) defeated the Somerset Patriots (18-17, 60-45) 3-2 at TD Bank Ballpark on Tuesday night.

The Ducks took an early 2-0 lead in the first inning on a home run by Mark Krauss (16).

A sacrifice fly by Carlos Guzman in the second inning cut the lead in half for Somerset.

Long Island plated another run on an error in the fifth ...

10U Little League Troopers From Elizabeth Become Mid-Atlantic Baseball Champs

ELIZABETH, NJ - The Elmora Youth Little League Troopers made team history Friday when they became Mid-Atlantic Regional champions, but fell short in gaining the top tournament title.

The team’s wins come after an outpouring of financial and moral support which helped get them to the 9-10 Little League Eastern Regional Baseball Tournament in Rhode Island. A Gofundme campaign raised ...

Patriots Pitchers Dominate Lancaster with 15 Ks

 

LANCASTER, Pa. - The Somerset Patriots (18-17, 60-45) put on a dominant performance both on the mound and at the plate in a 6-1 defeat of the Lancaster Barnstormers (22-15, 60-46) in Sunday’s series-finale at Clipper Magazine Stadium.

Somerset struck first in the first inning for the fourth-straight game. Justin Pacchioli and Carlos Guzman both added RBI singles to get the ...

Patriots 9th-Inning Rally Falls Short

LANCASTER, Pa. - Missed opportunities plagued the Somerset Patriots (17-17, 59-45) Saturday night in a 10-6 loss to the Lancaster Barnstormers (22-14, 60-45) at Clipper Magazine Stadium.  

For the third straight game, Somerset opened the scoring in the top of the first inning. This time, it was a two-out RBI double from Christian Marrero to deep center field that gave the Patriots an ...

Somerville Basketball Tournament Organizer Pleased with Event, Despite Fewer Teams, Smaller Crowd

 

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Wallace Gantt, the self-proclaimed “Mayor of South Somerville” declared Saturday’s rain-delayed basketball tournament a success, even though the crowd was smaller this year than last.

This year, there was more focus on the heart and soul of the event – distributing book bags and school supplies to children whose families are hard-pressed ...

Oliver Pitches 8 Strong Innings, Roller HRs in Patriots Win

LANCASTER, PA. – The Somerset Patriots (17-16, 59-44) utilized big innings early in the ballgame for the second-straight night to defeat the Lancaster Barnstormers (21-14, 59-45) 8-2 Friday night at Clipper Magazine Stadium. 

Kyle Roller (17) started the scoring in the top of the first inning when he crushed a two-run home run far beyond the right-center field fence. Lancaster ...

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