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July 13, 2022

PORTLAND, Me. - The Somerset Patriots (7-7, 51-32) defeated the Portland Sea Dogs (11-3, 41-42) by a score of 5-1 on Wednesday night at Hadlock Field.  Portland got the scoring started in the bottom of the first inning on an Izzy Wilson sacrifice fly, bringing Elih Marrero home and giving the ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The New York Yankees have promoted outfielder Everson Pereira to the Double-A Somerset Patriots. Pereira is currently ranked as New York’s No. 10 prospect according to MLB Pipeline.  Assigned to High-A Hudson Valley in April, Pereira has developed into a consistent hitter at ...

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PORTLAND, Me.- The Somerset Patriots (6-7, 50-32) fell to the Portland Sea Dogs (11-2, 41-41) by a score of 10-8 in a late inning thriller on Tuesday night at Hadlock Field. The Patriots pounded out 15 hits, with everyone in the lineup getting at least one hit, but the difference was a walk-off ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Minor League Baseball has named Somerset Patriots RHP Will Warren Double-A Eastern League Pitcher of the Week for July 4–July 10.   Warren, the New York Yankees No. 27 prospect, pitched seven scoreless innings and struck out five batters to register a win against the Bowie ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots (6-6, 50-31) defeated the Bowie Baysox (7-5, 34-47) by a final score of 3–1 before a crowd of 6,874 at TD Bank Ballpark on Sunday night.  Bowie struck first in the top of the second on a Greg Cullen RBI double that scored Joseph Oritz from ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bowie Baysox (7-4, 34-46) defeated the Somerset Patriots (5-6, 49-31) by a final score of 3–2 before a crowd of 6,164 at TD Bank Ballpark on Saturday night.  Colton Cowser got the scoring started immediately in the top of the first with an RBI double that plated Connor ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset Patriots (5-5, 49-30) won 3-2 on a walk-off over the Bowie Baysox (6-4, 33-46) before 5,541 fans at TD Bank Ballpark on Friday night.  After being held scoreless through eight innings, Jeisson Rosario doubled in Elijah Dunham before Brandon Lockridge and Rosario ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset Patriots (4-5, 48-30) shut out the Bowie Baysox (6-3, 33-45) by a final score of 5–0 at TD Bank Ballpark on Thursday night. Will Warren (4-2) pitched a dominant seven scoreless innings and struck out five batters to earn the win. The Patriots got an early first ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Breaking away from pre-game batting and fielders' practice, Somerset Patriots manager Dan Fiorito and top Yankees prospects Anthony Volpe, newly-arrived Austin Wells and pitcher Luis Medina came in from the sun and sat down in the Patriots' dugout to answer reporters' questions ...

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  BRIDGEWATER, NJ -T Major League Baseball has announced that  Somerset Patriots shortstop and New York Yankees top prospect Anthony Volpe has been selected to be a part of the 2022 SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game on July 16 at Dodger Stadium. Volpe joins fellow Yankees prospects LHP Ken ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bowie Baysox (6-2, 33-44) defeated the Somerset Patriots (3-5, 47-30) by a final score of 5–4 at TD Bank Ballpark on Wednesday night.  Cesar Prieto wasted no time in putting Bowie in front after he singled to right field with runners on first and second to score Connor ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The New York Yankees have announced that catcher Austin Wells has been promoted to the Double-A Somerset Patriots. Wells is currently ranked as New York’s No. 4 prospect according to MLB Pipeline. Wells began the 2022 season with High-A Hudson Valley and posted a .323 batting ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots, the New York Yankees Double-A affiliate, have placed 2022 Eastern League Playoff Tickets on sale. The Patriots clinched the playoff berth by winning the first half title in dramatic fashion on the final game of the half. Yankees No. 1 prospect Anthony ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots (3-4, 47-29) shut out the Bowie Baysox (5-2, 32-44) by a final score of 1–0 before 7,340 fans on Monday night at TD Bank Ballpark.  Michael Beltre (6) put the lone run of the night on the board with a solo home run to right field in the bottom of the ...

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READING, Pa. - The Somerset Patriots (2-4, 46-29) defeated the Reading Fightin Phils (4-2, 33-42) by a score of 8-3 on Sunday night at FirstEnergy Stadium The home run barrage came one game after the Patriots leading home run hitter, catcher Josh Breaux (13), was promoted to the AAA ...

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READING, Pa. - The Reading Fightin Phils (4-1, 33-41) defeated the Somerset Patriots (1-4, 45-29) by a score of 9-6 on Saturday night at FirstEnergy Stadium. Rodolfo Duran’s RBI single up the middle scored Anthony Volpe to give the Patriots an early 1-0 lead in the first. Reading answered in ...

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READING, Pa. - The Reading Fightin Phils (3-1, 32-41) defeated the Somerset Patriots (1-3, 45-28) by a score of 7-5 on Friday night at FirstEnergy Stadium. AJ Graffanino put Reading up in the first with a sacrifice fly to score Johan Rojas. Somerset answered in the next inning with a ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - With an ending that couldn’t have been scripted any better, the first half of the Somerset Patriots’ season was a thrilling ride that concluded in the most dramatic fashion possible. The team kicked the year off with a 6-2 win over the Reading Fightin Phils (Philadelphia ...

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READING, Pa. - The Reading Fightin Phils (2-0, 31-40) defeated the Somerset Patriots (0-2, 44-27) by the score of 4-2 on Wednesday night at FirstEnergy Stadium. Jhailyn Ortiz got the Fightins on the board with an RBI double in the bottom of the first inning, scoring Vito Friscia.  Aldrem ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Three months after the Borough Council approved a donation from the Drew McLachlan Memorial Fund to repair and overhaul the Carol Pager Park Basketball Court at Exchange Field, the upgraded facility will be formally dedicated Thursday night with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 5 ...

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READING, Pa. - The Reading Fightin Phils (1-0, 30-40) defeated the Somerset Patriots (0-1, 44-26) by the score of 3-2 on Tuesday evening at FirstEnergy Stadium. New York Yankees RHP Domingo Germán went 3.1 scoreless innings, allowed two hits and struck out three in his rehab start for ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The New York Yankees have announced that RHP Domingo Germán will continue his rehab assignment with Double-A Somerset Patriots on Tuesday, June 28.  He is expected to start tonight’s game against the Reading Fightin Phils (Philadelphia Phillies) on the road. Continuing to ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The New York Yankees sent relief pitcher Aroldis Chapman to their Somerset Patriots Double-A minor league club on a rehab assignment this past weekend where he made two appearances Friday night and Sunday afternoon, throwing a total of 19 pitches on Friday night and Sunday ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Rutgers forward Ron Harper Jr. has signed a two-way contract with the Toronto Raptors on the night of the 2022 NBA Draft. "The Rutgers basketball family is so proud of Ron Harper Jr. for this opportunity with the Toronto Raptors," head coach Steve Pikiell said. "This couldn't ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The New York Yankees signed Anthony Volpe of Watchung to a $2.7M contract a few years ago right out of high school, and the investment continues to pay dividends, as the Yankees #1 prospect crunched a walk-off home run in the bottom of the tenth inning Sunday afternoon to clinch ...

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  BRIDGEWATER, NJ - In a must-win game, the Somerset Patriots (43-25) defeated the Hartford Yard Goats (43-25) by a final score of 2–1 before a season-high crowd of 8,069 fans at TD Bank Ballpark on Saturday night.  Elijah Dunham plated the first run of the evening with an RBI single in the ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - On an MLB rehab assignment, Yankees LHP Aroldis Chapman threw a scoreless top of the seventh and struck out one batter, but the Somerset Patriots lost 5-2. The Patriots must now win the next two games to clinch the first half Northeast Division title and earn a playoff ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - New York Yankees reliever Aroldis Chapman, wearing a Captain America uniform, made it look easy during his rehab assignment with the Somerset Patriots Friday night, retiring the three batters he faced in the seventh inning, with a strikeout, a runner picked off second and tagged ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The 2022 Spartan Spirit 5K will be run through the streets of downtown Somerville on Saturday, June 25 beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the parking lot of Immaculata High School, 240 Mountain Ave, circling back to end at the school. Expect rolling road closures as police temporarily ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Fueled by three home runs, the Somerset Patriots (42-24) defeated the Hartford Yard Goats (42-24) by a final score of 7–4 before a crowd of 6,836 at TD Bank Ballpark on Thursday night.  With the victory, the Patriots now require just two more wins to clinch the first half ...

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