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Patriots Win 6th Straight on Ninth-Inning Walk-off

July 15, 2018

BRIDGEWATER, NJ- The Somerset Patriots (6-0, 41-28) defeated the Lancaster Barnstormers (1-5, 39-30) 3-2 in walk-off fashion to complete the sweep at TD Bank Ballpark on Sunday evening.

The game was tied 2-2 in the bottom of the ninth, when catcher Yovan Gonzalez stepped up to the plate with two outs and the winning run at third base. Gonzalez drilled a ball into the gap in right center field, ...

Flores Powers Patriots to 5th Straight Win

BRIDGEWATER, NJ- The Somerset Patriots (5-0, 40-28) defeated the Lancaster Barnstormers (1-4, 39-29) 3-1 at TD Bank Ballpark on Saturday evening.

David Kubiak (5-1) allowed a run on four hits and struck out five to earn the win. It was his third straight outing with seven-plus innings pitched and his second straight win.

“Not a lot was working and I kind of labored a little on this ...

Patriots Scratch Out Win Over Lancaster

BRIDGEWATER, NJ- The Somerset Patriots (4-0, 39-28) defeated the Lancaster Barnstormers (1-3, 39-28) 2-1 at TD Bank Ballpark on Friday evening.

The Patriots took a 2-0 lead in the bottom of the sixth inning on an RBI single by Alfredo Rodriguez and a bases loaded walk by Yovan Gonzalez.

“I was just trying to slow the game down,” said Rodriguez. “[Jonathan Albaladejo] was ...

Former Patriots Pitcher Called Up to Majors by Oakland Athletics

BRIDGEWATER, NJ- Left-handed pitcher Jeremy Bleich has been called up by the Oakland Athletics and becomes the 20th former Somerset Patriots player to make the major leagues after time with the Patriots.

Bleich started this year in Triple-A Nashville where he had a 1-1 record, a 3.23 ERA and 38 strikeouts over 39 innings in 27 games pitched.

Bleich played in parts of two seasons with the ...

Patriots Stars Shine in All-Star Game Victory; Rodriguez Named MVP

 

CENTRAL ISLIP, NY- All five Somerset Patriots played their part in the Liberty Division’s 4-3 walk-off win over the Freedom Division in the 2018 Atlantic League All-Star Game at Bethpage Ballpark, the home of the Long Island Ducks, on Wednesday evening.

The game-winner in the bottom of the ninth inning was delivered by All-Star Game MVP Alfredo Rodriguez, who finished 3-for-3 ...

Patriots Walk Off with 14-Inning Win, Pause for All-Star Break

 

 

BRIDGEWATER, NJ- The Somerset Patriots (3-0, 38-28) defeated the Road Warriors (0-3, 17-49) 2-1 in 14 innings at TD Bank Ballpark on Sunday evening.

With two-outs in the bottom of the 14th inning, Mike Fransoso hit a walk off infield single to second base to win the game for the Patriots.

“I was just trying to end the game any way I could,” said Fransoso.

Davies Dazzles Again, Extends Scoreless String to 18 Innings

BRIDGEWATER, NJ- The Somerset Patriots (2-0, 37-28) defeated the Road Warriors (0-2, 17-48) 2-0 before 6,905 fans at TD Bank Ballpark on Saturday evening.

Patriots starter Kyle Davies (3-3) pitched seven scoreless and struck out nine batters to earn his third straight win. With the seven scoreless, Davies extended his team season-high scoreless streak to 18.2 innings pitched.

“I think ...

Former NY Mets Farmhand Signs with Patriots

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots have signed infielder Matt Oberste for the 2018 season.

Oberste enters his first season with the Somerset Patriots and first in the Atlantic League. He has spent the first six years of his professional career in the New York Mets organization, including two games with the Triple-A Las Vegas 51s earlier this season. After beginning 2018 in Las Vegas, the ...

Patriots Open Second Half of Season with Win

BRIDGEWATER, NJ- The Somerset Patriots (1-0, 36-28) defeated the Road Warriors (0-1, 17-47) 5-1 at TD Bank Ballpark on Friday evening to open up the second half of the season.

The Patriots took a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning on an RBI single by Jermaine Curtis.

Craig Massey’s two-run home run (1) in the bottom of the fifth inning put Somerset up 3-0.

“It was a ...

Former NY Yankees Outfielder Signs with Patriots

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots have signed Major League outfielder Ramon Flores who broke in to the big leagues with the New York Yankees in 2015.

He will be active for Friday night’s game against the Road Warriors.

Flores, 26, enters his first season with the Somerset Patriots and first in the Atlantic League. The left-handed outfielder has three years of service at the ...

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