Somerset Patriots Top Stories

July 30, 2021

READiING, Pa. - The Somerset Patriots (46-29) earned their MiLB-leading 13th shutout win of the year Friday night with a 7-0 win over the Reading Fightin’ Phils (30-46) at FirstEnergy Stadium. Ken Waldichuk (W, 4-1) led the way with six shutout frames. The lefty allowed just four hits and struck ...

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  READING, Pa. - The Somerset Patriots (45-29) got a big night out of Dermis Garcia and held off a late rally to take down the Reading Fightin’ Phils (30-45) with a 7-6 win Thursday night at FirstEnergy Stadium. Garcia went 2-for-5 with a grand slam (18) and a career-high five RBI to lead the ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The New York Yankees announced today that LHP Wandy Peralta will begin a rehab assignment at Double-A with the Somerset Patriots.  He will join the team on the road against the Reading Fightin' Phils (Philadelphia Phillies). Peralta was placed on the ten-day injured list on ...

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READING, Pa. - The Somerset Patriots (44-29) dropped a 5-4 contest to the Reading Fightin’ Phils (30-44) Wednesday night at FirstEnergy Stadium. Somerset struck first on a Michael Beltre sacrifice fly in the first inning, but it was a four-run second that led the way for Reading. The Fightin’ ...

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READING, Pa. - The Somerset Patriots (44-28) got an RBI single from Michael Beltre in the top of the 10th to lead them to a 5-4 extra-inning win over the Reading Fightin Phils (29-44) Tuesday night at FirstEnergy Stadium. Somerset had carried a 4-3 lead into the bottom of the ninth before ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots (43-28) defeated the Altoona Curve (38-31) 7-0 at TD Bank Ballpark on Sunday evening. Dermis Garcia put Somerset on the board with a no doubt home run (17) in the bottom of the second inning. A bases loaded walk to Jason Lopez scored another run in the ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Altoona Curve (38-30) defeated the Somerset Patriots (42-28) 7-1 before 5,189 fans at TD Bank Ballpark on Saturday evening. After a Cal Mitchell sacrifice fly put the Curve up in the second inning, Diego Castillo plated Somerset’s lone run in the game on an RBI double in ...

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  BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots (42-27) defeated the Altoona Curve (37-30) 7-3 before 5,806 fans at TD Bank Ballpark on Friday evening. Isiah Gilliam continued to show off his power with a solo home run (6) in the third inning to get Somerset on the board. The long ball cut ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Shawn Semple’s Double-A return and five home runs powered the Somerset Patriots (41-27) past the Altoona Curve (37-29) 10-0 on Thursday evening at TD Bank Ballpark. Semple (W, 3-2) set the tone early when he struck out the side in the first inning. He scattered just two hits ...

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  BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Altoona Curve (36-28) rallied from a 6-1 deficit to defeat the Somerset Patriots (40-26) 9-7 on Tuesday evening at TD Bank Ballpark. A five-run eighth inning for the Curve was highlighted by a three-run home run by Ji-hwan Bae (1). The Patriots had powered their way ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset Patriots (New York Yankees) welcome the Altoona Curve (Pittsburgh Pirates) to TD Bank Ballpark for a six-game series this week. Altoona, 37-29 this season, sit two games behind the Bowie Baysox in the Southwest Division and 4.5 games back of the Portland Sea Dogs for ...

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Flying Squirrels stun Patriots late RICHMOND, VA, - The Somerset Patriots (40-25) allowed a late lead to slip away in a 8-7 loss to the Richmond Flying Squirrels (37-29) Sunday night at the Diamond. An Heliot Ramos (10) two-run home run in the seventh and a Diego Rincones (2) two-run shot in ...

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RICHMOND, Va, -  The Somerset Patriots (40-24) allowed seven unanswered runs after an early lead to drop Saturday night’s game 7-3 to the Richmond Flying Squirrels (36-29) at the Diamond. The game, which began in a 48 minute rain delay, was called in the bottom of the sixth inning with two ...

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RICHMOND, Va. - The Somerset Patriots (40-23) let a pair of leads get away in a 6-4 loss Friday night to the Richmond Flying Squirrels (35-29) at the Diamond. Somerset held leads of 2-0 and 3-1, but the Flying Squirrels were able to twice rally late to even up the current six-game series at two ...

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Former Patriot Hoy Park Called Up To Yankees BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Infielder Hoy Park, who began his 2021 season with the Somerset Patriots, has signed a Major League contract with the New York Yankees and has been selected to their 26-man roster, the team announced Friday afternoon. Park becomes ...

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RICHMOND, Va. - The Somerset Patriots (40-22) rallied against a pair of late two-run deficits to take down the Richmond Flying Squirrels (34-29) 6-5 in extra innings at The Diamond Thursday night. The Patriots trailed 2-0 heading to the sixth and 4-2 heading to the eighth inning, but each time ...

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RICHMOND, Va. - The Somerset Patriots (40-22) rallied against a pair of late two-run deficits to take down the Richmond Flying Squirrels (34-29) 6-5 in extra innings at The Diamond Thursday night. The Patriots trailed 2-0 heading to the sixth and 4-2 heading to the eighth inning, but each time ...

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RICHMOND.Va. - The Somerset Patriots (39-22) dropped Wednesday night’s contest 7-6 in 11 innings against the Richmond Flying Squirrels (34-28) at The Diamond. Both teams exchanged three-run innings in the eighth to send the game to extra innings. After the Patriots were held off the board in ...

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RICHMOND, Va, - The Somerset Patriots (39-21) take the series opener with a 3-2 win over the Richmond Flying Squirrels (33-28) Tuesday night at The Diamond. Ken Waldichuk (W, 3-0) struck out a career-best 11 batters across a career-high 97 pitches to lead the way. The southpaw allowed two runs ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Right-handed pitcher Glenn Otto, the New York Yankees number 28 prospect per MLB Pipeline, has been promoted to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. While in Somerset, Otto held a 6-3 record and was tied for the lead in all of minor league baseball with 103 strikeouts. This season, ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ- The minor league baseball season has officially reached the halfway point, and the Somerset Patriots have made an impact during their inaugural season with the New York Yankees. The team is currently sitting in first place in the Northeast League with a record of 38-21, which is ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Glenn Otto (W, 6-3) became the first Double-A pitcher to reach 100 strikeouts this season as the Somerset Patriots (38-20) shut out the Erie SeaWolves (34-25) 5-0 in front of 6,005 fans at TD Bank Ballpark on Saturday evening. It was the tenth time that Somerset held an opponent ...

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  BRIDGEWATER,NJ - The Somerset Patriots (37-20) and the Erie SeaWolves (34-24) split a doubleheader at TD Bank Ballpark on Friday evening before 5,118 fans. The Patriots took the first game 9-2, while Erie took a rain-shortened game two 4-1 with 6.1 innings played. A grand slam by Oswaldo ...

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  BRIDGEWAYER,NJ – The Somerset Patriots (36-19) split a double-header with the Erie SeaWolves (33-21) on Wednesday at TD Bank Ballpark. The Patriots took game one 6-1 and the SeaWolves rallied for a 4-3 game two victory. All the runs in the first game were scored on the long ball. Oswaldo ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Tuesday, July 6th game versus the Erie SeaWolves was postponed due to rain. The game will be made up as a single-admission double-header, with tickets good for both games, on Wednesday, July 7th beginning at 4 pm. Fans with tickets for Tuesday night’s rainout can redeem ...

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Bridgewater, New Jersey – Minor League Baseball has named Somerset Patriots RHP Glenn Otto as the Double-A Northeast League Pitcher of the Week for June 28th through July 4th. Otto turned in one of the best performances from a pitcher this season in his most recent start on Saturday, July 3rd.

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HARRISBURG, Pa. - The Somerset Patriots (35-18) earned their second-straight shutout win with a 3-0 final over the Harrisburg Senators (20-33) Sunday afternoon at FNB Field. Luis Medina (W, 1-1) earned his first Double-A win with five shutout frames. The consensus top-10 New York Yankees ...

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HARRISBURG, Pa. - The Somerset Patriots (34-18) dominated the Harrisburg Senators (20-32) Saturday night with a 10-0 win at FNB Field. Patriots starter Glenn Otto (W, 5-3) turned in one of the best performances from a pitcher this season. The No. 28 prospect in the New York Yankees organization ...

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HARRISBURG, Pa.- The Somerset Patriots (33-18) and Harrisburg Senators (20-31) split Friday night’s doubleheader at FNB Field. The Patriots took game one 7-0, while the Senators salvaged the night with a 5-2 win in game two. JP Sears and Janson Junk (W, 4-1) combined to work a seven-inning, ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Somerset Patriots INF Diego Castillo and RHP Janson Junk have been named the Double-A Northeast League Player and Pitcher of the Month, respectively, for June. This marks the first time that a Patriot has won an MiLB Player of the Month award. Additionally, Somerset is the only ...

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