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August 29, 2021

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots (58-42) were held to a season-low three hits in a 6-1 loss to the Akron RubberDucks (62-38) before 5,575 fans at TD Bank Ballpark on Saturday night. Somerset’s lone run came on a run-scoring double play groundout from Oswald Peraza in the bottom of the ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Akron RubberDucks (61-38) defeated the Somerset Patriots (58-41) 4-2 in ten innings at TD Bank Ballpark on Friday night. A bases loaded walk and a wild pitch in the extra frame were the difference in the game. Steven Kwan got Akron out to an early lead with a solo home ...

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  BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Luis Medina struck out a career-high 12 batters as the Somerset Patriots (58-40) defeated the Akron RubberDucks (60-38) 7-3 before 5,815 fans at TD Bank Ballpark on Thursday night. Oswaldo Cabrera got the scoring started with a solo home run (17) in the first. Medina ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Rutgers defensive back is leaving the football team, citing the university’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate. Peyton Powell, a native of Midland, Texas, who did not see any playing time since joining the team in December 2019, announced on Twitter that he will enter the mechanism ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Akron RubberDucks (60-37) defeated the Somerset Patriots (57-40) 5-3 in ten innings on Wednesday night at TD Bank Ballpark. A Josh Breaux solo shot (4) with one out in the bottom of the ninth tied up the game to force extra innings, but the RubberDucks plated two runs in ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots (57-39) carried a four-run first to a 6-2 win over the Akron RubberDucks (59-37) Tuesday night at TD Bank Ballpark Akron plated a pair of runs in the top of the first inning off Patriots starter Corey Kluber to take an early lead. After that point, Kluber ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The New York Yankees have scheduled RHP Corey Kluber and INF Gio Urshela to start in Tuesday night’s game for the Double-A Somerset Patriots. The Patriots will take on the Akron RubberDucks (Cleveland Indians) at 7:05 pm at TD Bank Ballpark. Kluber made an earlier rehab ...

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ALTOONS, Pa. - The Somerset Patriots (56-39) earned a series split against the Altoona Curve (50-44) with a 6-2 win Sunday night at People’s Natural Gas Field. Gio Urshela became the 10th player to make a Major League rehab appearance with the team in the game. He hit second and got the start at ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – New York Yankees infielder Gio Urshela will begin a rehab assignment with the Double-A Somerset Patriots on Sunday. He is expected to start the game at third base against the Altoona Curve on the road. A steady stream of Yankees players have been sent to the Patriots this ...

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OTTUMWA, Ia. - The Bridgewater Panthers 14U team has been named World Series champions after winning the final game of the Babe Ruth World Series against the Southeast Regional team from Florida, 6–5, Saturday. Bridgewater won the game in extra innings, and capping off a record of 6–0 at states, ...

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ALTOONA, Pa.- The Somerset Patriots (55-39) snapped a three-game losing streak with a 7-1 win over the Altoona Curve (50-44) Saturday night at People’s Natural Gas Field. Shawn Semple (W, 6-2) earned the win after tossing six shutout innings. The right-hander allowed just three hits and one walk ...

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ALTOONA, Pa. - The Somerset Patriots (54-39) dropped their third game in a row Friday night in an 11-3 loss to the Altoona Curve (50-42) at People’s Natural Gas Field. The Curve took an early lead on a two-out, two-run double from Matt Fraizer in the first and a Jack Suwinski (2) solo home run ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Not only have cyclists from around the world routinely traveled to central New Jersey to compete in the venerable Tour of Somerville over the years, many of them have won both the men’s and women’s featured races. Traditionally held over Memorial Day weekend, this year's event ...

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ALTOONA, Pa. - The Somerset Patriots (54-38) were shut out Thursday night for only the fifth time this season in a 5-0 loss to the Altoona Curve (49-42) at People’s Natural Gas Field. Curve starting pitcher Trey McGough (W, 4-3) tossed seven shutout innings and allowed just four hits.

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ALTOONA, Pa. - The Somerset Patriots (54-37) rallied late but took a 6-5 walk-off loss to the Altoona Curve (48-42) Wednesday night at People’s Natural Gas Field. The Patriots were trailing the game 4-3 through seven innings, but got a Dermis Garcia sac fly to tie the game in the eighth before ...

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ALTOONA, Pa. - The Somerset Patriots (54-36) controlled Tuesday’s series-opener over the Altoona Curve (53-35) with a 9-1 win at People’s Natural Gas Field. The night belonged to Oswald Peraza and Hayden Wesneski.  Peraza led off the ballgame with a solo home run (8) in his first at-bat with ...

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OTTUMWA, IA. - The Bridgewater Panthers 14U team has won its first two playoff games in the Babe Ruth World Series playoffs. On Sunday, the team defeated the Ohio Valley champions from Wisconsin, 4–3. The MVP of the game was Bridgewater's pitcher Bobby Gillespie. On Monday, the team defeated ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Since 1940 and every year since, excluding the four World War II years, the Tour of Somerville has been a bike racing mainstay on Memorial Day, the longest-running bike race in North America. All of this changed in 2020 when the pandemic hit the U.S. and the sport of cycling ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots (53-36) dropped the series finale on Sunday 10-5 to the Portland Sea Dogs (53-35) before 6,031 fans at TD Bank Ballpark. The game saw seven lead changes and ended with seven unanswered runs by the Sea Dogs. Portland took a 1-0 lead in the first on ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - New York Yankees All-Star catcher Gary Sanchez will commence a rehab assignment with the Double-A Somerset Patriots on Sunday. He is expected to be in team’s starting lineup against the Portland Sea Dogs.  The two-time American League All-Star hit .216 with 17 home runs and 39 ...

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  BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots (53-35) came from behind to defeat the Portland Sea Dogs (52-35) 6-2 at TD Bank Ballpark on Saturday night. A five-run seventh inning erased an early deficit for the Patriots. Thomas Milone’s two-run double grabbed the lead before Josh Breaux unloaded ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Portland Sea Dogs (52-34) defeated the Somerset Patriots (52-35) 4-1 before 5,773 fans at TD Bank Ballpark on Friday night. Clint Frazier began his Double-A rehab in Somerset and finished 1-for-3 with a single and a walk. The Sea Dogs got on the board in the first on a ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The New York Yankees outfielder Clint Frazier will begin a rehab assignment with the Double-A Somerset Patriots. He is expected to make his first start with the team on Friday, Aug.13th against the Portland Sea Dogs. Frazier now joins LHP Zack Britton, INF Luke Voit, LHP Wandy ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots (52-34) dropped Thursday night’s game 8-7 to the Portland Sea Dogs (51-34) behind Corey Kluber’s first rehab start at TD Bank Ballpark. The two-time American League Cy Young Award winner struggled with his command in his return to the mound. He threw 45 ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots (52-33) and the Portland Sea Dogs (50-34) split a double-header at TD Bank Ballpark on Wednesday evening. Portland took game one 3-2, while Somerset came back with a 3-0 shutout win in game two. Clarke Schmidt took the mound in the opening game for his ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - New York Yankees two-time Cy Young Award winner RHP Corey Kluber is scheduled to start Thursday night’s game for the Double-A Somerset Patriots. Somerset will take on the Portland Sea Dogs (Boston Red Sox) at 7:05 pm at TD Bank Ballpark.  Prior to a right shoulder injury ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - One of the greatest rivalries in sports is coming to TD Bank Ballpark this week. The Portland Sea Dogs, the Double-A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, are coming to take on the NY Yankees Double-A Somerset Patriots in a potential preview of the playoffs at the end of the ...

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NEW JERSEY -- The Garden State sent 24 athletes to the Tokyo Olympics this summer. Many came home with medals, and a few of them provided truly historic moments. In women's track, Sydney McLaughlin, who turned 22 on Saturday, set a new world record in the 400 hurdles, defeating the reigning gold ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots (51-32) made history with the franchise’s first-ever no-hitter in a 7-0 win over the Bowie Baysox (49-33) at TD Bank Ballpark on Sunday evening. Luis Severino, Shawn Semple and Ron Marinaccio combined to put up zeros throughout the game, the one blemish ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The New York Yankees have assigned first basement to the Double-A Somerset Patriots on a rehab assignment. Gittens is expected to be in Somerset’s starting lineup for tSunday'sgame against the Bowie Baysox.  Gittens made his Major League debut on June 5th and has played in ...

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