Somerset Patriots Launch Trophy Tour

Come See The Atlantic League Trophy Throughout The Event

Bridgewater, NJ- The Somerset Patriots have launched Trophy Tour to give partners and fans a chance to celebrate the 2015 Atlantic League Championship throughout the community.


Trophy Tour will bring the Atlantic League Championship Trophy to different partner locations and community events in the area for viewing and pictures. At select events, local players and Sparkee The Mascot will be in attendance to add to the festivities.


It is the first time the Somerset Patriots are holding a Trophy Tour for fans to help celebrate the team’s championship.

Shane Spencer Accepts Managing Position In Korea

Spencer named field coordinator and manager for the Nexen Heroes’ minor league system in Korea

Bridgewater, NJ- The Somerset Patriots have announced that hitting/3B coach Shane Spencer has accepted the position of field coordinator and manager for the Nexen Heroes’ minor league system in the Korea Baseball Championship and will not be back in Somerset in 2016.


“I want to thank the Somerset Patriots organization for a wonderful time while I was coaching there. I was sad to say that I was leaving for a coaching position in Korea, but it is an opportunity that I just couldn’t pass up,” said Spencer.


Somerset Patriots Pitcher Connor Little Signed By Atlanta Braves Organization

Right-Hander Appeared In Four Games With Patriots

Bridgewater, NJ – Somerset Patriots right-handed pitcher Connor Little has signed with the Atlanta Braves organization.


He marks the sixth player that spent time with the Patriots this season to be signed by a major league organization, joining Edwin Quirarte (San Francisco Giants), Mickey Storey (Los Angeles Dodgers), Chris Marrero (Chicago White Sox), Sean Bierman (Baltimore Orioles) and Lucas Irvine (Arizona Diamondbacks).


The 25-year old appeared in four games with the Patriots after being signed from the Evansville Otters (Frontier League) on September 9. He struck out

2016 Schedule Released

Patriots Open At Home On Thursday, April 21st

Bridgewater, NJ – The 2015 Atlantic League Champion Somerset Patriots have announced their schedule for the 2016 season. SEE FULL SCHEDULE!


The Somerset Patriots will begin the season at home on Thursday, April 21st against the Long Island Ducks at 7:05 pm. Opening Night will feature a championship Celebration that includes the raising of the 2015 Atlantic League championship flag and a pre-game ring ceremony. The Somerset Patriots will host a weekend-long Championship Celebration to commemorate the team’s sixth title in the league’s first 18 seasons.


Freeholders Tout Local Benefits of TD Bank Ballpark

Congratulate Somerset Patriots on 6th Championship Win

Bridgewater – Somerset County Freeholder Director Mark Caliguire, Freeholder Deputy Director Patricia Walsh, Freeholder Patrick Scaglione and Freeholder Brian Levine were on hand to congratulate the Somerset Patriots on their sixth Atlantic League Championship win during the 2015 baseball season.


The Freeholders, joined by Somerset County Park Commission Vice President Bill Crosby and Parks Director Raymond Brown, presented an engraved commemorative bat to Patriots owner Steve Kalafer and Somerset Patriots Baseball Club President and General Manager Patrick McVerry at the ballpark last week.


“TD Bank Ballpark is known as ‘the

TD Bank Ballpark Named Atlantic League Ballpark Of The Year

Home Of The Somerset Patriots Honored Again

Bridgewater, NJ – The Atlantic League of Professional Baseball has named TD Bank Ballpark, the home of the Somerset Patriots Baseball Club, as the 2015 Ballpark of the Year. The result was based on a unanimous vote from league managers and executives.


The Somerset Patriots welcomed over 370,000 fans and 5,200 fans per game to TD Bank Ballpark this season. In August, the team reached their 6,000,000th fan attending a Somerset Patriots game at the Bridgewater-based ballpark.


Earlier this year, TD Bank Ballpark was named Ballpark Digest’s “Best

Nate Spears And Roy Merritt Named To Red, White, And Blue All-Defensive Team

First Year Awards Honor Defensive Excellence

Bridgewater, NJ – The Atlantic League of Professional Baseball announced today that Somerset Patriots second baseman Nate Spears, along with pitcher Roy Merritt were named to the league’s Red, White and Blue All-Defensive team.


Spears earned the distinction with another fine year for the Patriots. The former big leaguer also made appearances at both shortstop and all three outfield positions, but spent the majority of his time manning second base. Of the 117 games he played in during the regular season, Spears appeared at second base in 89 of them.


Brett Jodie Named Atlantic League Manager Of The Year

Aharon Eggleston And Buddy Boshers Also Honored By League

Bridgewater, NJ – The Atlantic League of Professional Baseball has announced that Brett Jodie has been named the Atlantic League’s “Manager of the Year.” Outfielder Aharon Eggleston and reliever Buddy Boshers were also honored by the league as the best players at their positions.


Jodie led the Somerset Patriots to the 2015 Atlantic League Championship after a league best 89-50 regular season that was one win shy of tying a franchise record. The trip to the playoffs was Somerset’s third-straight under Jodie since he took over as manager in 2013. The championship was Jodie’s first at

Somerset Patriots Mourn The Loss Of Ray Cipperly

Cipperly Was The First Groundskeeper In Team History

Bridgewater, NJ- The Somerset Patriots lost a member of our family on Sunday, October 11th with the passing of longtime groundskeeper Ray Cipperly.


Cipperly was the team’s first groundskeeper and set a Major League standard for the field that continues today. He held the position from 1998 through 2010.

“Ray was simply the best at what he did.  He was the standard you measured against and aspired to be, not just in the Atlantic League, but amongst all

Thank You Fans

We Couldn’t Have Done It Without You!

Bridgewater, NJ- The Somerset Patriots would like to thank the best fans in baseball, our Marketing Partners, Season Ticket Holders and Group Leaders for a Championship 2015 Season.


It was another memorable season of Somerset Patriots Baseball and we wouldn’t be Champions without your unwavering support.


We are proud to share the 2015 Championship with all of you and look forward to an exciting 2016 Season!