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Patriots Shut Out Flying Squirrels, Voit's Single Scores Two Runs

June 21, 2021

 

BRIDGEWATER,  NJ - The Somerset Patriots (27-14) were able to quiet the Richmond Flying Squirrels (22-20) and close out the series with a 4-0 victory before 6,839 fans celebrating Father’s Day at TD Bank Ballpark on Sunday afternoon. 

The Patriots broke up the ...

Patriots Overwhelmed by Flying Squirrels, Waste 3 HRs

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Richmond Flying Squirrels (22-19) defeated the Somerset Patriots (26-14) 14-5 before 5,517 fans at TD Bank Ballpark on Saturday night.

Down early, Luke Voit (2) and Oswald Peraza (2) hit back-to-back home runs in the first to cut the lead to a run. It was Voit’s second home run in his last five at-bats in Somerset.

Richmond ...

Voit Powers Patriots to Fourth Straight Win Over Flying Squirrels

BRIDGEWATER, NJ- The Somerset Patriots (26-13), powered by Luke Voit, defeated the Richmond Flying Squirrels (21-19), 8-1 before a season-high 7,011 fans at TD Bank Ballpark on Friday night.

Voit went 3-for-4 with three RBI, including two on a towering home run (1) to right center field in the bottom of the sixth inning. He added a two-run double and three runs ...

Patriots Hammer 4 HRs, Win 3rd Straight Over Flying Squirrels

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots (25-13) offense continued to roll as they overpowered the Richmond Flying Squirrels (21-18) 9-3 before 5,025 fans at TD Bank Ballpark on Thursday evening.

The long ball powered the offense as three Patriots launched homers in the game. Donny Sands started the action with a three-run shot (7) in the bottom of the ...

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

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 ...

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Somerset County Offers Free COVID-19 Vaccinations This Week

June 21, 2021

SOMERVILLE, NJ – COVID-19 vaccination clinics operated by the Somerset County Department of Health will be held at several locations through June 27.

No appointments are necessary.

Tuesday, June 22, Bound Brook Train Station, 3-7 p.m., Johnson&Johnson vaccine;

Wednesday, June 23, Somerset County Senior Wellness Center, 876 E. Main St. Bridgewater, 4-5:30 p.m.

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 ...

Longtime Friends Spreading the News in Bordentown

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - When longtime friends Elizabeth Meyers and Kristin Antonello saw that the greater Bordentown area was in need of a hyperlocal news outlet, they jumped at the opportunity to bring TAPinto into the community.

The two recognized Bordentown as a community that would benefit from a TAPinto site because there was no publication devoted only to local news.

“There was a ...

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 ...