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May 27, 2022

PORTLAND, Me. - The Somerset Patriots (27-15) took down the Portland Sea Dogs (22-21) by a score of 3-2 at Hadlock Field on Friday night.  Somerset jumped out to an early 1-0 lead in the top of the second on a Blake Perkins groundout, scoring Brandon Lockridge. Portland responded with a run ...

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PORTLAND, Me. - The Portland Sea Dogs (22-20) defeated the Somerset Patriots (26-15) by a score of 3-1 at Hadlock Field on Thursday night. Elijah Dunham (6) put the Patriots on the board with a solo blast in the top of the second to give Somerset a 1-0 lead, his third home run over his past four ...

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Portland, ME - The Portland Sea Dogs (21-20) defeated the Somerset Patriots (26-14) by a score of 7-4 at Hadlock Field on Wednesday night. The Patriots struck first in the top of the fourth inning, as Andres Chaparro (6) crushed a two-run blast over the left-field wall in his first game back ...

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PORTLAND, Me. - The Portland Sea Dogs (20-20) defeated the Somerset Patriots (26-13) by a score of 2-1 at Hadlock Field in Tuesday morning’s series opener. Brandon Lockridge led off the fourth inning with his ninth double of the season, tied for the team lead, before he was brought home on ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots (26-12) defeated the Reading Fightin Phils (17-22) in the series finale by a final score of 4–1 before 5,412 fans at TD Bank Ballpark on Sunday afternoon.  Logan O’Hoppe delivered the first run of the day with an RBI double into the left field corner in ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots (25-12) defeated the Reading Fightin Phils (17-21) by a final score of 10–1 before 7,122 fans at TD Bank Ballpark on Saturday night.   The Fightin Phils got in front in the top of the first on an Aldrem Corredor groundout that allowed Chris Sharpe to cross ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – In their second game as the Zorros de Somerset, the Somerset Patriots (24-12) defeated the Reading Fightin Phils (17-20) by a final score of 6–2 at TD Bank Ballpark on Friday night. Sanctioned by Major League Baseball, "Copa de la Diversión," or "Fun Cup," is a season-long ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – After trailing 5-0, the Somerset Patriots (23-11) came from behind to defeat the Reading Fightin Phils (16-19) by a final score of 7–6 before 7,178 fans at TD Bank Ballpark on Wednesday afternoon.   Tied 6-6 in the bottom of the eighth, Max Burt came home on a fielder’s choice ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Powered by a dominant offensive showing, the Somerset Patriots (22-11) defeated the Reading Fightin Phils (16-18) by a final score of 10–3 before 6,014 fans at TD Bank Ballpark on Tuesday night. All nine Patriots in the lineup got at least one hit.   Somerset opened up the ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The New York Yankees have promoted Patriots' LHP Ken Waldichuk and infielder Derek Dietrich to Triple-A Scranton Wilkes-Barre. The Yankees also announced that RHP Carlos Espinal, RHP Jose Mujica and RHP Carson Coleman have been assigned to the Double-A affiliate Somerset ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – When hometown hero Furman Kugler crossed the finish line in 1940 ahead of Johnny Webber of Milwaukee to win the first Tour of Somerville bicycle race before a crowd of 20,000, Mayor Freas Hess told a reporter, “Maybe we should do this again next year.” They did, and with the ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Minor League Baseball has announced that Somerset Patriots RHP Randy Vasquez has been named their Double-A Eastern League Pitcher of the Week for May 9-15. Vasquez, the New York Yankees No. 16 prospect, pitched 5.2 scoreless and hitless innings on Friday, May 13 versus the ...

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ALTOONA, Pa. - The Somerset Patriots (21-11) powered their way to a 12-8 win over the Altoona Curve (14-19) at Peoples Natural Gas Field on Sunday afternoon. Chad Bell (3) started the scoring with an opposite field home run in the third. He later struck for a game-tying RBI single in the fifth ...

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ALTOONA, Pa. - The Somerset Patriots (20-11) defeated the Altoona Curve (14-17) by a score of 8-7 at Peoples Natural Gas Field on Saturday evening. Trailing 5-4 in the seventh, the Patriots rallied for four runs to take the lead. Three of the runs came in the ninth inning on a game-tying homer ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The borough has earned a well-deserved reputation for putting on a show as evidenced by the swirl of events taking place over five days during the upcoming Memorial Day weekend. Register online at www.legalrunaround.org The COVID-19 pandemic and its aftermath forced ...

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ALTOONA, Pa. – The Altoona Curve (14-17) defeated the Somerset Patriots (19-11) by a score of 2-1 in 10 innings at Peoples Natural Gas Field on Friday evening. In the 10th, Aaron Shackelford drove home Connor Scott on an infield single to win it for the Curve. After an hour-long rain delay to ...

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ALTOONA, Pa. - The Somerset Patriots (19-10) defeated the Altoona Curve (13-17) by a score of 7-2 at Peoples Natural Gas Field on Thursday evening. Somerset broke the scoreless tie in the fourth on an infield single by Blake Perkins. Altoona quickly took the lead in the bottom half of the ...

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ALTOONA, Pa. - The Somerset Patriots (18-10) defeated the Altoona Curve (13-16) by a final score of 4-2 on Wednesday afternoon at Peoples Natural Gas Field.  Tied 2-2 in the top of the ninth, Chad Bell gave Somerset its first lead of the day with a two-run single that knocked in Jeisson ...

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ALTOONA, Pa. - The Altoona Curve (13-15) defeated the Somerset Patriots (17-10) by a score of 4-3 at Peoples Natural Gas Field on Tuesday evening. Henry Davis scored for Altoona on a passed ball in the first inning. Somerset tied up the game briefly in the fifth on an error before Davis ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots (17-9) and the New Hampshire Fisher Cats (12-14) split Sunday afternoon’s double header as the Fisher Cats won game one 6–3 and the Patriots took game two 3–2 at TD Bank Ballpark.   Game 1: With the bases loaded in the top of the first, Luis De Los ...

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LOUISVILLE, Ky - A Bridgewater, NJ family is preparing to cheer on its own horse at this weekend’s 2022 Kentucky Derby. Bridgewater residents Tom and Carol Hopkins are part owners of Donegal Racing’s Mo Donegal, a 3-year-old horse set to compete in the Derby at the historic Churchill Downs. The ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Fueled by an eighth inning rally, the Somerset Patriots (16-8) came from behind to defeat the New Hampshire Fisher Cats (11-13) by a final score of 5–3 at TD Bank Ballpark on Thursday night.   Trailing by a run in the eighth, Blake Perkins hit an RBI triple to tie up the game ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ -The Borough Recreation Department, sponsor of the 31st annual Family Fun Ride, is inviting kids, families, individuals and senior citizens to hop on their bicycles for a couple of spins around the Tour of Somerville race course prior to the competitive races that attract a field of ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ -The New Hampshire Fisher Cats (11-12) defeated the Somerset Patriots (15-8) by a final score of 3–1 at TD Bank Ballpark on Wednesday night.   Tanner Morris was the first scorer of the night, crossing home on a wild pitch in the top of the first.   Derek Dietrich retaliated ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Down 5-0 early in the game, the Somerset Patriots (15-7) rallied to defeat the New Hampshire Fisher Cats (10-12) by a final score of 8–7 in Tuesday afternoon’s contest at TD Bank Ballpark.  Orelvis Martinez got the Fisher Cats on the board early, hitting a three-run home run ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Jhony Brito (2-1) and clutch hitting led the Somerset Patriots (14-7) to a 5-0 shutout win over the Portland Sea Dogs (10-11) at TD Bank Ballpark on Sunday afternoon.   Brito was in command throughout his entire seven innings of work. He gave up just one hit and struck out six ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset Patriots (13-7) won on a walk-off hit by pitch to defeat the Portland Sea Dogs (10-10) by a score of 3–2 before 6,140 fans at TD Bank Ballpark on Saturday night.   Jeisson Rosario came home for the game-winning run after Saul Torres was hit by pitch with the bases ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – C. Vivian Stringer, a Rutgers icon, a trailblazer in women’s basketball and the first Black coach (man or woman) to reach 1,000 wins in Division I competition, has announced her retirement. Stringer, who also coached at Cheyney State and Iowa during her Hall of Fame career, ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots (12-7) were led by three home runs for a second consecutive night as they defeated the Portland Sea Dogs (10-9) by a final score of 7-1 at TD Bank Ballpark Friday night.   Blake Perkins struck first for Somerset with a two-run home run (6) over the right ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Three Somerset Patriots (11-7) home runs led to a dominating 15-3 win over the Portland Sea Dogs (10-8) at TD Bank Ballpark on Thursday night.   The offense was led by Chad Bell’s 4-for-4 performance with a home run and three RBI. Anthony Volpe and Derek Dietrich each drove in ...

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