Sports

August 19, 2018

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots (22-17, 57-45) defeated the York Revolution (18-19, 50-50), 7-3, at TD Bank Ballpark on Sunday evening. Trailing 3-0 in the bottom of the sixth inning, the Patriots rallied for four runs to claim the lead. The Patriots got on the board with an RBI single ...

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SUGAR LAND, Texas — The Somerset Patriots (21-15, 56-43) rode an impressive Vince Molesky performance to a 2-0 win over the the Sugar Land Skeeters (24-11, 65-33) Wednesday night at Constellation Field. Both teams were held off the scoreboard until the Patriots broke through with a two-out rally ...

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SUGAR LAND, TX — The Somerset Patriots (20-14, 55-42) were shut out by the Sugar Land Skeeters (23-10, 64-32) 8-0 Monday night at Constellation Field. The Skeeters jumped in front 2-0 in the bottom of second on a two-out RBI single from Alvaro Rondon and a run-scoring wild pitch. They added five ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots have signed left-handed pitcher Ross Vance. Vance enters his first season with the Somerset Patriots and the Atlantic League. He spent the first two seasons of his professional career in the St. Louis Cardinals organization. Vance appeared in 38 games ...

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SUGAR LAND, Texas —The Somerset Patriots (20-12, 55-40) rallied past two separate deficits to defeat the Sugar Land Skeeters (21-10, 62-32) 5-4 Saturday night at Constellation Field. The Skeeters took an early 1-0 lead on a two-out RBI single from Matt Chavez in the bottom of the first inning.

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ — The Long Island Ducks (18-9, 48-42) defeated the Somerset Patriots (19-10, 54-38) 10-7 at TD Bank Ballpark on Tuesday evening. The Patriots have lost 6 of their last 10 games and have seen a five-game lead over the Ducks evaporate. The teams are now tied for the division lead.

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Long Island Ducks (17-9, 47-42) defeated the Somerset Patriots (19-9, 54-37), 7-2, at TD Bank Ba.park on Monday evening. The Ducks jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the top of the first inning on an RBI single by Travis Snider and a two-run home run by Taylor Ard (13). The ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ — The Somerset Patriots (18-8, 53-36) defeated the New Britain Bees (12-12, 45-42) 4-1 before 7,330 fans at TD Bank Ballpark on Saturday evening. David Kubiak (8-2) pitched eight scoreless innings, scattering four hits and striking out nine batters for the win. “[Catcher Yovan ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ — The Somerset Patriots (17-8, 52-36) defeated the New Britain Bees (12-11, 45-41) 9-2 at TD Bank Ballpark on Friday evening. The win snaps a 4-game losing streak. Trailing 2-0 in the bottom of the seventh inning, the Patriots exploded for nine runs to take the lead. Justin ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots have signed infielder/outfielder Jayce Boyd, a former New York Mets farmhand who began the 2018 season with the St. Paul Saints of the American Association. He will be active for Thursday’s day game against the New Britain Bees. Boyd enters his first ...

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BRIDGEWATER NJ — The Somerset Patriots (16-4, 51-32) battled back to erase an early deficit and take down the Road Warriors (2-16, 19-62) by a score of 4-2 on Sunday night at TD Bank Ballpark. The Road Warriors got the scoring underway for the second consecutive night when Chris Rivera recorded ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Rain didn’t dampen the spirits of hundreds of runners who came to town Wednesday night for the 17th annual Downtown Westfield 5K & Pizza Extravaganza. In fact, the light drizzle and cooler air may have been preferable to the athletes (if not the spectators), as the event ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots, winners of the First-Half Championship and leading the Atlantic League Liberty Division by 4.5 games in the second half, are stocking up on pitching. On Tuesday, the 11-2 Patriots announced the signings of right-hander Stephen Perakslis, who started the ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — It was not the outcome Westfield graduate and Rhode Island-bound Sean Taylor wanted, but his experience at the USGA U.S. Junior Amateur Championship will serve him well as he heads up the East Coast on Sept. 4. After qualifying and taking home medalist honors in his first ever ...

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CENTRAL ISLIP, NY- The Somerset Patriots (9-2, 44-30) rallied to earn a 6-4 win over the Long Island Ducks (6-5, 36-38) on a rain-soaked Saturday night at Bethpage Ballpark. The Patriots pounded out 15 hits against the Ducks, with six of the starters getting two hits apiece. The Patriots got ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ — The Somerset Patriots have acquired infielder Nate Coronado from the Ottawa Champions of the Can-Am League for future considerations. Coronado will be entering his first season with the Somerset Patriots and was in his third season in the Atlantic League, having spent the part ...

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CENTRAL ISLIP, NY — The Somerset Patriots (8-2, 43-30) topped the Long Island Ducks (6-4, 36-37) 8-3 in the series opener on Friday night at Bethpage Ballpark. For the fifth consecutive ballgame, the Patriots scored first. On Friday, they struck for three runs in the third inning on RBI singles ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Work to renovate Westfield’s Kehler Stadium, originally slated to begin in May, has been postponed until spring of 2019, the district announced Thursday. The decision came after careful review following a two-month delay caused by a bid protest for the stadium’s renovation ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ – The annual Play for P.I.N.K. golf fundraiser and luncheon took place at Shackamaxon Country Club last week. More than 210 women – including Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr and Westfield Mayor Shelley Brindle – along with Scotch Plains Mayor Al Smith and boxing legend Gerry ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The Westfield Police Benevolent Association Local 90/90A Golf Outing is set for Monday, Aug. 27 at Echo Lake Country Club. The annual event is the organization’s largest and longest-running fundraiser, according to Paul M. Ferry, the organization’s president. “Everyone works ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots (5-0, 40-28) defeated the Lancaster Barnstormers (1-4, 39-29), 3-1, at TD Bank Ballpark on Saturday evening. David Kubiak (5-1) allowed a run on four hits and struck out five to earn the win. It was his third straight outing with seven-plus innings pitched ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Westfield Recreation will host its first annual Kids Triathlon at Memorial Pool on Saturday, Aug. 4. The event is intended to encourage children to participate in physical activity. Athletes ages 4 to 14, in four different age groups, will swim, bike and run in the “purely ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ — The Somerset Patriots (2-0, 37-28) defeated the Road Warriors (0-2, 17-48) 2-0 before 6,905 fans at TD Bank Ballpark on Saturday evening. Patriots starter Kyle Davies (3-3) pitched seven scoreless and struck out nine batters to earn his third straight win. With the seven ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots have signed Major League outfielder Ramon Flores who broke in to the big leagues with the New York Yankees in 2015. He will be active for Friday night’s game against the Road Warriors. Flores, 26, enters his first season with the Somerset Patriots and ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A protest filed by one of the vendors who bid on the contract for the summer work on Kehler Stadium was denied by the Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey Thursday, clearing the way for work on the stadium to begin, Westfield Public Schools announced Friday. The ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Even after their marathon season, the Westfield High School varsity baseball team is still adding hardware to the trophy case. The Union County Conference recently announced the All-Union County League teams, in which the Blue Devils saw three players earn accolades. Recent ...

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WALDORF, Md. - Four different Somerset Patriots (33-27) pitchers combined to throw a four-hit shutout over the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs (25-35) in a 4-0 victory Monday night at Regency Furniture stadium. Somerset jumped ahead in the fourth inning with a four-run frame. Justin Pacchioli drew ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ- The Somerset Patriots will send five players to the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball 21st annual All-Star Game July 11th at Bethpage Ballpark, the home of the Long Island Ducks. Pitchers Duane Below and Cory Riordan, outfielder Julio Borbon, infielder Alfredo Rodriguez, ...

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YORK, Pa. - The Somerset Patriots (32-27) salvaged their weekend with a 9-4 win over the York Revolution (31-29) Sunday afternoon at PeoplesBank Park. Alfredo Rodriguez got the Patriots off to a hot start with a solo home run down the left field line in the top of the first inning.  Somerset ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ — The Somerset Patriots and Spearhead Staffing have hired Nick Morgan of Piscataway as the 2018 Kid CEO. “I was so excited when I found out, I couldn’t believe it. It’s finally coming true,” said Morgan, who was also a finalist last season for the position. “Last year was so ...

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