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May 8, 2022

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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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Portland Sea Dogs (10-7) defeated the Somerset Patriots (10-7) by a score of 2-1 at TD Bank Ballpark on Wednesday night. The Sea Dogs scored the first run in the top of the second on a Tyler Dearden RBI single. Sean Boyle was able to get out of the inning without allowing ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots (10-6) defeated the Portland Sea Dogs (9-7) by a score of 2-1 on a walk-off in the series opener at TD Bank Ballpark on Tuesday night.   With the ballgame tied at 1-1 in the bottom of the 10th inning, Mickey Gasper brought in the go-ahead run on an RBI ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset Patriots, the New York Yankees Double-A affiliate, have been selected for the inaugural MLB Pipeline Game of the Month on Thursday, April 28. The Patriots will take on the Portland Sea Dogs (Boston Red Sox) at TD Bank Ballpark at 6:35 p.m. The game will be streamed ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Minor League Baseball has announced that Somerset Patriots outfielder Blake Perkins has been named their Double-A Eastern League Player of the Week for April 18 to April 24. Perkins hit .473 (9-for-19) with a .524 OBP, a 1.326 SLG and 1.850 OPS for the week. Seven of his ...

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ALLENTOWN, Pa. - The Somerville High School Winter Guard won the Gold in the Scholastic Open Class at 2022 Mid-Atlantic Indoor Network (MAIN) Championships on April 24 at the PPL Center Arena in Allentown, Pa.  Their first-place show “Unspeakable World” is directed by Rick Delancy. The 15-member ...

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HARTFORD, CONN. - The Somerset Patriots (9-6) defeated the Hartford Yard Goats (7-8) by a score of 9-1 at Dunkin’ Donuts Park on Sunday afternoon. Somerset jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the first on a wild pitch, an RBI groundout by Jeisson Rosario and an error. Blake Perkins remained red-hot ...

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HARTFORD, Conn. - Blake Perkins smacked two home runs and drove in four runs to lead the Somerset Patriots (8-6) to a 7-4 win over the Hartford Yard Goats (7-7) at Dunkin’ Donuts Park on Saturday evening. Michael Toglia got the scoring started with a two-run home run (2) in the first ...

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HARTFORD, Conn. - The Hartford Yard Goats (7-6) defeated the Somerset Patriots (7-6) by a score of 7-6 on a walk-off win at Dunkin’ Donuts Park on Friday evening. Trailing 6-4 in the bottom of the ninth, Ezequiel Tovar (3) hit a three-run walk-off home run for the win. It was his second home run ...

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HARTFORD, Conn, - The Hartford Yard Goats (6-6) defeated the Somerset Patriots (7-5) 7-5 at Dunkin’ Donuts Park on Thursday evening. An RBI triple by Elijah Dunham and an RBI single by Josh Breaux helped Somerset jump out to an early 2-0 lead in the first. Max Burt (1) launched a solo home ...

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HARTFORD, Conn. - The Somerset Patriots (7-4) defeated the Hartford Yard Goats (5-6) 5-4 at Dunkin’ Donuts Park on Wednesday evening. Anthony Volpe (2) led off the ballgame with a no-doubt home run to left center field. Jesus Bastidas lined an RBI single to right in the second for a 2-0 ...

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HARTFORD, Conn. - The Hartford Yard Goats (5-5) defeated the Somerset Patriots (6-4) 4-0 at Dunkin’ Donuts Park on Tuesday evening. Hartford pitchers kept the Patriots out of the hit column into the eighth inning when Jeisson Rosario broke through with a line drive single to center. A bases ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset Patriots (6-3) blasted a season-high four home runs, including an Anthony Volpe grand slam (1), to defeat the Erie SeaWolves (4-5) by a score of 11–4 in the series finale at TD Bank Ballpark on Sunday afternoon. Josh Breaux put the Patriots on the scoreboard first ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Ken Waldichuk (2-0) struck out nine over five scoreless innings to lead the Somerset Patriots (5-3) to a 6-0 shutout win over the Erie SeaWolves (4-4) at TD Bank Ballpark on Saturday evening. Somerset pitchers struck out 17 total batters, with Barrett Loseke adding five ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Erie SeaWolves (4-3) defeated the Somerset Patriots (4-3) by a score of 9–2 at TD Bank Ballpark on Friday night.  The Patriots scored the first run of the evening on a Josh Breaux (3) solo home run in the bottom of the first.  The SeaWolves answered with a six-run third ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – An agreement between Rutgers athletics and Jacksonville, Fla.-based Brandr Group unveiled Thursday could result in a windfall for the athletes who play on the 24 teams at Rutgers. Brandr is a brand management, marketing and licensing agency that uses group licensing rights to ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset Patriots (4-2) defeated the Erie SeaWolves (3-3) by a score of 5–4 on Thursday night at TD Bank Ballpark. The SeaWolves struck first with an Andre Lipcius two-run home run (1) in the top of the first inning.  The Patriots cut the deficit in the bottom of the ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Erie SeaWolves (3-2) defeated the Somerset Patriots (3-2) by a score of 3-0 on Wednesday night at TD Bank Ballpark. The SeaWolves struck out 16 Patriots' batters. Daniel Cabrera opened up the scoring with a fielder’s choice to score Eric De La Rosa in the top of the ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots (3-1) defeated the Erie SeaWolves (2-2) by a score of 2-1 on Opening Day with Brandon Lockridge providing a walk-off double to bring home the game-winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning. Lockridge also scored the Patriots’ first run of the game in ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerville High School Winter Guard competed in the Winter Guard International (WGI) World Championships in Dayton, Ohio, on April 7–9, ranking 26th out of 40 teams in the Scholastic Open Class. Their show “Unspeakable World” is directed by Rick Delancy. They will next ...

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