Sports

June 17, 2021

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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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ERIE, Pa. - The Somerset Patriots (21-12) ended their longest losing streak of the season with a 5-2 over the Erie SeaWolves (22-11) Friday night at UPMC Park. Once again, the Patriots bats were led by the home run ball. Oswald Peraza (1) led off the game with a solo home run out to left to give ...

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ERIE,Pa. - The Erie SeaWolves (22-10) rallied for three runs late for a 3-2 win in 10 innings over the Somerset Patriots (20-12) at UPMC Park Thursday night. Dylan Rosa won the game for the SeaWolves in the bottom of the 10th inning on a walk-off RBI single to deep right center field after the ...

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ERIE, Pa. - The Somerset Patriots (20-11) took a first inning lead Wednesday night but allowed four runs late to drop a 4-2 game to the Erie SeaWolves (21-10) at UPMC Park. Oswaldo Cabrera (4) opened the scoring with a two-run home run two batters into the top of the first inning. From there, ...

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ERIE, Pa. - Three home runs from the Erie SeaWolves (20-10) carried them to an 8-2 win over the Somerset Patriots (20-10) in Tuesday’s series-opener at UPMC Park. Drew Ward (3) opened the scoring with a solo home run in the bottom of the second, with a two-run shot from Josh Lester (5) in the ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The New York Yankees have promoted shortstop Oswald Peraza to their Double-A affiliate, the Somerset Patriots. Peraza is Baseball America’s No. 6 ranked prospect in the Yankees organization and is listed as the No. 98th overall prospect on the website's most-recent Top 100 ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Reading Fightin Phils (6-24) topped the Somerset Patriots (20-9) 5-2 in the series finale at TD Bank Ballpark on Sunday afternoon. Diego Castillo carried Somerset’s offense throughout the afternoon. He got the scoring started early with a solo home run (4) in the first and ...

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  BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset Patriots (20-8) swept the Reading Fightin Phils (5-24) 7-2 and 6-1 at TD Bank Ballpark on Saturday night. Somerset’s bats were the story early in the first game. Trailing 1-0, Dermis Garcia hit a no-doubt two-run homer (10) to left field to grab the lead in ...

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  BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset Patriots (18-8) fell to the Reading Fightin Phils (5-22) 8-3 at TD Bank Ballpark on Friday night. Michael Beltre led off the home half of the first inning with a home run (4) to right field. A three-run homer by Luke Miller (6) briefly gave Reading the lead ...

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BrRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset Patriots (18-7) scored five unanswered runs from the seventh inning on to defeat the Reading Fightin Phils (4-22) 5-4 at TD Bank Ballpark on Wednesday night. Trailing 4-2 in the bottom of the ninth inning, Diego Castillo tied up the game with a two-run home run ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - New York Yankees relief pitcher Zack Britton returns to TD Bank Ballpark for Wednesday night's game against the Reading Fightin' Phils for his second appearance during a rehab program with the Somerset Patriots. Britton threw 18 pitches and faced four batters in one inning in a ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset Patriots (17-7) hit a season-high five home runs, including two back-to-back shots, to top the Reading Fightin. Phils (4-21) 6-1 at TD Bank Ballpark on Tuesday night.  Diego Castillo (2) and Donny Sands (2) got the scoring started early with the first back-to-back ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – By the time John Somogyi graduated from St. Peter’s High School in 1968, he had been twice named first-team all-state, led the Cardinals to the state parochial title and amassed more points than any player in state history. His staggering total of 3,310 points would stand as ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots (16-7) split Saturday night’s doubleheader against the New Hampshire Fisher Cats (9-14) at TD Bank Ballpark. New Hampshire took the first game 6-1 before Somerset’s offense erupted for a 12-0 shutout in the second game.    Yankees relief pitcher Zack ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The lingering effects of the COVID-19 pandemic convinced organizers and sponsors months ago to shift the venerable Tour of Somerville bicycle races from the traditional Memorial Day weekend to the end of summer. Those who were planning to visit Somerville on Memorial Day to take ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots game versus the New Hampshire Fisher Cats scheduled for Friday, May 28th has been postponed due to rain. The game will be made up as a doubleheader on Saturday, May 29th with two seven-inning games starting at 4:30 p.m. Tickets will be good for both games ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - New York Yankees relief pitcher Zack Britton will join the Somerset Patriots on a rehab assignment beginning on Saturday, May 29th The two-time All-Star left-handed reliever had surgery to remove a bone chip in his left elbow during Spring Training. He is slated to pitch for ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots (15-6) split Thursday night’s twin bill against the New Hampshire Fisher Cats (8-13). New Hampshire won an extra-inning ballgame 10-8 in game one before the Patriots took game two by the score of 2-1. In the opener, the Patriots plated four in the bottom ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A little more than three weeks ago Estevan Florial was on the roster of the Somerset Patriots, playing centerfield and hitting a lead-off homer to start the team's first season as the AA affiliate of the New York Yankees. Today, the 23-year-old is a New York Yankee, called up ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots (14-5) scored two runs in the bottom of the eighth to defeat the New Hampshire Fisher Cats (7-12) 2-1, earning their seventh win in a row. The game was tied 0-0 heading into the eighth inning on the back of strong pitching before a two-out rally put ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The Rutgers football team will begin the 2021 season in primetime. The Scarlet Knights’ season opener against the Temple Owls at SHI Stadium will be moved to Thursday, Sept. 2, the team announced Monday. The game was originally scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 4 Rutgers ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – With Governor Murphy’s Executive Order lifting the requirement for maintaining six-foot social distancing for outdoor settings, the Somerset Patriots, the New York Yankees Double-A Affiliate, will operate at 100% capacity at TD Bank Ballpark beginning on Friday, May 28th. “We ...

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HARTFORD, Conn. - The Somerset Patriots (13-5) finished off a six-game series sweep of the Hartford Yard Goats (5-13) Sunday afternoon with a 10-3 win at Dunkin Donuts Park. "We started the road trip a little slow, but things clicked in Hartford, and we started to play well. We were able to have ...

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HARTFORD, Conn. - The Somerset Patriots (12-5) carried a couple of big home runs and strong relief pitching to a 7-2 win over the Hartford Yard Goats (5-12) Saturday night. Dermis Garcia (6) opened the scoring with a solo home run in the first inning. It extended his hit streak to nine games, ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Brandon Bielak, a Sayreville native who played his high school ball at St. Joseph High School (Metuchen), took the mound for the Houston Astros against the Yankees Tuesday evening in a hostile Yankee Stadium, where fans released their anger over Houston's sign-stealing scandal ...

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