Somerset Patriots Are The 2015 Atlantic League Champions

Defeat The Blue Crabs 3-1

Bridgewater, NJ – The Somerset Patriots clinched the 2015 Atlantic League Championship by defeating the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs 3-1 in the best-of-five series.


The Patriots defeated the Blue Crabs 3-1 in Game Four behind another dominant performance by Playoff MVP Roy Merritt (3-0), who allowed an unearned run with six strikeouts in seven innings of work.


“He didn’t have his best stuff, but he did what he had to do to get tough outs. He pounded the zone and his performance speaks for itself,” said catcher Adam

Patriots Power Way To 2-1 Championship Series Lead

Somerset Takes Game Three 7-3

Bridgewater, NJ – After being delayed on consecutive days due to inclement weather, Game Three of the Atlantic League Championship Series was played on Sunday evening with the Somerset Patriots topping the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs 7-3 to take a 2-1 lead in the best-of-five series.


First baseman Matt Fields led Somerset’s offense with a two home run, four-RBI performance. After Aharon Eggleston drew a walk in the first inning, Fields blasted his first homer (2) of the game for a 2-0 lead.


Fields went opposite field for

Patriots Even Up Championship Series With Big 7-2 Win

Oliver Once Again Leads Somerset To Crucial Win

Bridgewater, NJ – The Somerset Patriots, led by Will Oliver (2-0) and timely hitting, took Game Two of the Atlantic League Championship Series 7-2 over the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs.


Coming off a complete game shutout win in his last playoff start, Oliver once again gave Somerset a much-needed performance to get back in the series.


“I think we had the right guy on the hill. Not that other guys couldn’t have done that, but I definitely felt good about Oliver. It’s a tough situation to get loose

Blue Crabs Take Game 1 Of Championship Series 7-3

Southern Maryland Leads Patriots 1-0 In Series

Bridgewater, NJ – The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs opened the 2015 Atlantic League Championship Series with a 7-3 win over the Somerset Patriots at TD Bank Ballpark on Wednesday evening.


The game was scoreless until the fourth inning when Southern Maryland got on the board on a Zach Wilson RBI single.


Somerset immediately answered with two runs in the bottom half of the inning on a home run by David Vidal (1) to make the score 2-1. Vidal made the start after an injury in Game Four of the

Merritt Pitches Complete Game Shutout To Lead Patriots To Liberty Division Championship

Somerset Advances To Atlantic League Championship Series

Bridgewater, NJ- A day after Will Oliver tossed a complete-game shutout win to force a deciding Game 5, Somerset Patriots star Roy Merritt (2-0) followed suit on Sunday with a second-straight complete game shutout of the Long Island Ducks to win the Liberty Division Championship. With the 4-0 win, the Somerset Patriots will take on the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs in the Atlantic League Championship Series.


“Roy’s a big-game pitcher. Has been for a couple years for us. So come playoff time, we knew we wanted him for this. He picked up two wins for us

Will Oliver Pitches Complete Game Shutout In Game 4

Patriots Force A Deciding Game 5 In Series

Bridgewater, NJ- The Somerset Patriots got the lift they needed in the form of a 4-0 complete game shutout by Will Oliver (1-0) over the Long Island Ducks to even up the Liberty Division Series on Saturday night. The win forces a deciding Game Five at TD Bank Ballpark on Sunday evening.


Oliver scattered just three hits and struck out two over his nine innings of work in a do-or-die elimination game for Somerset.


“You can tell basically by pitch one that he was going to pound

Ducks Lead Division Series 2-1

Patriots Try To Battle Back But Ducks Too Much In Game 3

Bridgewater, NJ- The Long Island Ducks defeated the Somerset Patriots 9-4 in Game Three of the Liberty Division Championship Series at TD Bank Ballpark on Friday night. The Ducks now lead the best-of-five series 2-1. The 7,835 fans in attendance set a new Atlantic League Playoff record.


Both teams were held scoreless – and Somerset hitless – until Aharon Eggleston launched a two-out home run (1) to right field for a 1-0 advantage.


The Ducks put up four runs in the fifth to claim the lead. A game-tying

Ducks Even Up Series 1-1 With Late Rally

Patriots Score 4 To Take Lead In 8th But Can’t Hold On

Central Islip, NY- The Long Island Ducks held off a late Somerset Patriots rally with one of their own to take Game Two of the Liberty Division Championship Series 5-4 at Bethpage Ballpark on Thursday night.


Following a series opener that saw Somerset’s bats come to life, the team struggled against Long Island star Darin Downs, who carried a no-hitter into the sixth inning.


“Downs threw the ball great. He wasn’t really missing any spots. He was mixing it up well, moving in and out, so he made

Patriots Power Their Way To Game 1 Win Over Ducks

Burgess Goes 3-For-4 With A Home Run And 3 RBI

Central Islip, NY- The Somerset Patriots, powered by right fielder Michael Burgess and a strong start by Roy Merritt, defeated the Long Island Ducks 5-3 in Game 1 of the Liberty Division Championship Series at Bethpage Ballpark.


Burgess led the offense with a 3-for-4 performance, including a home run, a triple and three RBI. He would fall a double short of the cycle.


“It’s key to get game one, especially at their place. We just need to come back tomorrow, do the same thing and take it home,”

Somerset Patriots Take On Long Island Ducks In Liberty Division Series

Deciding Game 5 On Sunday At 5:05 PM

Bridgewater, NJ- The Somerset Patriots take on the Long Island Ducks in the Liberty Division Series. The best of five series is tied 2-2. 




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