Somerset Patriots Sign Major League All-Star Evan Meek

2010 National League All-Star Pitcher Bolsters Bullpen


Bridgewater, NJ – The Somerset Patriots have announced the signing of right-handed pitcher Evan Meek.

Meek enters his first season with the Somerset Patriots and first in the Atlantic League. The righty comes to Bridgewater with six seasons of service at the Major League level, including five with the Pittsburgh Pirates (2008-2012) and most recently with the Baltimore Orioles (2014).

The Bellevue, Washington native’s best season in the big leagues came with the Pirates in 2010. That year, Meek went 5-4 over 70 relief appearances with a 2.14 ERA, 70 strikeouts and four saves. He was named

8 Run 12th Inning Makes It 10 Straight

Brad Snyder Hits A Grand Slam To Highlight Offensive Explosion

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Lancaster, PA – Right fielder Brad Snyder clubbed a grand slam (1) to highlight an eight run 12th inning outburst as the Somerset Patriots (10-0) defeated the Lancaster Barnstormers (5-5) 10-3 in 12 innings Saturday night at Clipper Magazine Stadium. The win extended the Patriots best start in franchise history as they have won 10 straight.

 

“I was looking for a fastball,” said Snyder who was 4-for-24 on the year prior to his extra inning home run. “I figured he was

Third Straight Sweep Gives Patriots A Record 11-0 Start

Win The Series Finale 11-8


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Lancaster, PA – The Somerset Patriots (11-0) completed their third straight sweep to start the season as they outlasted the Lancaster Barnstormers (5-6) 11-8 Sunday afternoon at Clipper Magazine Stadium. The Patriots fought for their 11th straight win to extend a league record for most wins to start a season. The offense generated a season-high in runs and hits (19) as the Patriots tallied their fifth come from behind win of the season. Somerset trailed 6-4 after four innings but scored seven of the game’s final nine runs.

 

Patriots Win 9th Straight To Open Season

Eggleston Goes 3-for-5 With A HR And 3 RBI


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Lancaster, PA – Returning to Lancaster County for the first time since his college pitching days, starting pitcher Darin Gorski earned the win as the Somerset Patriots topped the Lancaster Barnstormers 6-2 Friday evening at Clipper Magazine Stadium. The Patriots rattled off their ninth straight win to start the season as they led wire to wire.

 

“It definitely was special,” said Gorksi who grew up 13 miles away from tonight’s venue. “Having lots of friends and family here

Atlantic League Debuts Innovative Catchers' Gear Designs

ALPB and Rawlings Sporting Goods create new team/community-inspired gear


(Denver, CO, April 29, 2016) – The Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB) today announced a multi-year equipment partnership with Rawlings Sporting Goods by unveiling catchers’ protective equipment featuring original head-to-toe graphics. The dramatic designs feature imagery inspired by core club brand identities, mascots and ballpark communities. They were created by Skye Design Studios of Florham Park, N.J. and will be worn by ALPB catchers during the 2016 season. Click Here For The ESPN Story!

 

“We set out to create a completely new way to view catchers and their equipment,” said Rick White, Atlantic

Patriots Make It 8 In A Row

Horst Pitches 6.1 Innings For The Win

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Lancaster, PA – The Somerset Patriots (8-0) spoiled the Lancaster Barnstormers’ (5-3) home opener at Clipper Magazine Stadium by rattling off their eighth straight victory to start the season. Somerset edged Lancaster 2-1 Thursday evening as the bullpen continued its dominant play. In the final three innings Lancaster stranded six runners against Somerset’s relievers.

 

“We’ve got a bunch of grinders in this bullpen and it’s just fun to be part of,” said closer Jon Hunton who notched his third save of the season by stranding

Patriots Need Extra Innings, But Remain Perfect For Start Of Season

Somerset Is 7-0 After 4-3 Win In 11 Innings

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Bridgewater, NJ- The Somerset Patriots defeated the York Revolution 4-3 in 11 innings at TD Bank Ballpark on Wednesday evening to improve to 7-0 to start the 2016 season.

 

Scott Kelly led off the bottom of the 11th inning with a single, stole second, and moved to third after two walks loaded the bases. With Trayvon Robinson at the plate, a wild pitch on a 2-2 count allowed Kelly score for the walk off win.

 

“We felt

Patriots Win Sixth Straight To Open Season

Shut out Revolution 5-0

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Bridgewater, NJ- The Somerset Patriots shut out the York Revolution with a 5-0 win at TD Bank Ballpark on Wednesday afternoon.

 

The Patriots once again took an early lead with a run in the first on a groundout by Bryan LaHair.

 

“It was good to get out ahead. The last few games we scored first and obviously you want to keep adding. The difference was last night we really didn’t add, but were able to hold on to

Patriots Improve To 5-0 With 2-1 Win

Early Scoring Enough With Strong Pitching Performance

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Bridgewater, NJ- The Somerset Patriots defeated the York Revolution 2-1 at TD Bank Ballpark on Tuesday evening.

 

Trayvon Robinson led off the first inning with a bunt single, advanced to second on a base hit by Aharon Eggleston and scored on an RBI single by Bryan LaHair. Eggleston scored on an RBI groundout by Brad Snyder later in the inning to take a 2-0 lead.

 

“I knew I was going to be at

Patriots Complete 4-Game Sweep Of Ducks

Fields Homers And Kelly Drives In Three

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Bridgewater, NJ- The Somerset Patriots completed the four-game sweep of the Long Island Ducks with a 6-1 win at TD Bank Ballpark on Sunday afternoon.

 

The Patriots jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning. After red-hot Trayvon Robinson led off with a double, Matt Fields launched a two-run home run (1) to deep center field. An RBI single by Scott Kelly later in the inning gave Somerset a three-run lead.

 

“I got