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August 15, 2022

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Minor League Baseball has announced that Somerset Patriots OF Elijah Dunham has been named their Double-A Eastern League Player of the Week for August 8-14. Across five games vs. the Hartford Yard Goats, Dunham went 9-for-20 (.450/.500/.800) with a 1.300 OPS, two home runs, ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots (66-41) polished off a series victory at TD Bank Ballpark on Sunday night with a 10-1 win over the Hartford Yard Goats (63-43) behind three home runs and a slew of stellar pitching throughout the game. Austin Wells, Andres Chaparro and Elijah Dunham all ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ -- The Somerset Patriots (65-41) were defeated 9-2 by the Hartford Yard Goats (63-43) on Saturday night at TD Bank Ballpark. In his Double-A debut, Somerset starter Matt Sauerwas tagged for the loss after he surrendered a career-high nine runs, including eight over the first two ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ -- The Somerset Patriots (65-40) used a dominant pitching performance, including 10 strikeouts from Deivi Garcia to overpower the Hartford Yard Goats (64-41) by a score of 7-3 on Friday night. The performance marked Garcia's first win of the 2022 season, coming in his 11th  start ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ -- The Somerset Patriots (64-40) lost 4-2 to the Hartford Yard Goats (62-42) in their Thursday matinee. Max Burt hit his career-high 10th homer of the season to tie the game in the sixth inning, but the Patriots bullpen gave up the go-ahead run one half-inning later to give ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ -- The Somerset Patriots (64-39) locked down their eighth shutout win of the season over the Hartford Yard Goats (61-42) behind a spotless start from Clayton Beeter in his Yankees organizational debut. Beeter, acquired by the Yankees in their trade of outfielder Joey Gallo, ...

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  BRIDGEWATER, NJ -- The Somerset Patriots (62-39) used a pair of late home runs and put on a defensive showcase to top the Hartford Yard Goats (61-41) by a score of 3-1 in their Tuesday night series opener. In the top of the ninth inning, Brandon Lockridge leaped at the center field wall and ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The New York Yankees have promoted RHP Sean Boyle and INF Chad Bell to the Triple-A Scranton Wilkes-Barre Rail Riders. Additionally, RHP Matt Sauer and 1B Eric Wagaman have been promoted to Double-A Somerset, and RHP Blas Castano has been transferred to High-A Hudson ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots (62-39) outlasted the Binghamton Rumble Ponies (39-62) in a Sunday night thriller, winning 8-6 on the heels of Brandon Lockridge's 10th homer of the season. Entering the eighth inning trailing 6-5 in the game, Lockridge sent a three-run home run over the ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ -- The Somerset Patriots (61-39) used another dominant start from Sean Boyle to snap their season-long losing streak with a 4-2 win over the Binghamton Rumble Ponies (39-61) on Saturday night. The start came one day after Boyle was named by Minor League Baseball as the Eastern ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - Rutgers football looks forward to hosting Fan Fest on Sunday, Aug. 7 on the field at SHI Stadium. The event is free and open to the public. Gates open at 3:30 p.m. with free parking available in the Scarlet Lot. Fans will have the opportunity to meet the team and head coach Greg ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots (60-39) lost their season-high fourth straight game Friday night to the Binghamton Rumble Ponies (39-60), resulting in just their second series loss of the season. The highly-anticipated six-game series between the Yankees' and Mets' Double-A affiliates ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Minor League Baseball has named Somerset Patriots RHP Sean Boyle the Eastern League (Double-A) Pitcher of the Month for July. Boyle went 3-0 with a 0.82 ERA in five starts in which he led the league with 33.0 innings pitched and 35 strikeouts. He allowed three earned runs ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots game scheduled for Thursday, Aug, 4 against the Binghamton Rumble Ponies at TD Bank Ballpark was suspended due to rain. The game came to a halt with Somerset trailing Binghamton 10-1 in the top of the third inning with one out. The game will resume at 4 ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots (60-37) lost to the Binghamton Rumble Ponies (37-60) by a score of 6-2 on Wednesday afternoon, losing their second straight game in the "Double-A Subway Series" at TD Bank Ballpark Between the New York Yankees and New York Mets farm teams. Somerset was ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ -The Somerset Patriots used seven pitchers in their longest game of the season Tuesday night, losing the opener of the six-game "Double-A Subway Series" to the Binghamton Rumble Ponies, the New York Mets Double-A affiliate. The Patriots (60-36) lost 14-9 in extra innings against ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – The 14th annual Steeplechase Distance Run will be held Sunday, Sept. 25 at Amsterdam School in Hillsborough, NJ and as a virtual event to raise funds for the Steeplechase Cancer Center at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) Somerset, an RWJBarnabas Health ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Three fan favorites, all familiar faces with Somerset Patriots fans, were involved in a blockbuster trade Monday between the New York Yankees and Oakland A's. The Yankees acquired starting pitcher Frankie Montas and relief pitcher Lou Trivino from the A's.  The Yankees gave ...

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Editor's Note: The Somerset Patriots Sunday afternoon game vs. the Richmond Flying Squirrels has been canceled by rain and will be rescheduled. BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset Patriots, the New York Yankees Double-A affiliate, will host the Binghamton Rumble Ponies (New York Mets) for the first ...

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RICHMOND, Va. - The Somerset Patriots (60-35) picked up their 10th series win of the season on Saturday night, defeating the Richmond Flying Squirrels (48-47) 6-3 with four runs in the top of the 11th inning. The game lasted three hours and 46 minutes, Somerset's longest game of the season in ...

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RICHMOND, Va. - The Somerset Patriots (59-35) had their season-high-tying six-game win streak snapped by the Richmond Flying Squirrels (48-46) in an 8-1 loss on Friday night. It was the Patriots' first loss since coming back from the All-Start Break. The Patriots were shut out through 8.1 ...

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RICHMOND, Va. - The Somerset Patriots (59-34) hit six home runs en route to a double header sweep of the Richmond Flying Squirrels (47-46) on Thursday. Somerset won the first game 7-1 and the second game 6-3, resulting in a season-high-tying six-game win streak for the Patriots. Yankees top ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Mayor Shawn Lipani and members of the Township Committee honored the Hillsborough High School Girls Track and Field team for their 2022 championship season during Tuesday night's meeting. The team distinguished itself with several top finishes, including Central Jersey Group 4 ...

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BjRIDGEWATER, NJ – The New York Yankees have transferred RHP Deivi Garcia to the Double-A Somerset Patriots from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. He is expected to start for the team against the Richmond Flying Squirrels (San Francisco Giants) in Thursday evening’s double-header.  With over two ...

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RICHMOND, Va. – The Somerset Patriots (13-9, 57-34) notched their seventh shutout win of the season, 6-0 over the Richmond Flying Squirrels (7-15, 47-44) Wednesday afternoon. Allowing only two total hits to Richmond, the shutout was started by Yankees No. 11 prospect Luis Medina and was finished ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset Patriots, the New York Yankees Double-A affiliate, will be honoring MLB and pinstriped legend, Yogi Berra, at TD Bank Ballpark on Friday Aug. 5. The first 1,000 fans in attendance will receive a Yogi Berra Bobblehead Doll courtesy of Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – For a third consecutive game, the Somerset Patriots (12-9, 56-34) came back to defeat the Reading Fightin Phils (11-10, 40-50) by a final score of 7–4 at TD Bank Ballpark on Sunday evening.  Trailing 4-3 in the bottom of the seventh, Everson Pereira (1), the Yankees #10 ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – After trailing 3-0, the Somerset Patriots (11-9, 55-34) stormed back to defeat the Reading Fightin Phils (11-9, 40-49) by a final score of 6–3 before 6,833 fans at TD Bank Ballpark on Saturday night.  Tied 3-3 in the bottom of the ninth, Jesus Bastidas (10) belted a three-run ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Led by three home runs, the Somerset Patriots (10-9, 54-34) defeated the Reading Fightin Phils (11-8, 40-48) by a final score of 10–8 before 5,947 fans at TD Bank Ballpark on Friday night.  On an MLB rehab assignment, New York Yankees RHP Ron Marinaccio struck out the side with ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The New York Yankees have announced that RHP Ron Marinaccio is scheduled to continue his MLB rehab assignment with the Double-A Somerset Patriots on Friday, July 22. The Patriots will take on the Reading Fightin Phils (Philadelphia Phillies) at 7:05 pm at TD Bank ...

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