NATE SPEARS Hit a three run home run on his birthday (May 9th)
JONNY TUCKER Hit walk-off RBI double opening night in 15th inning
TY WRIGHTHit RBI single of Tracy McGrady in T-Mac’s debut
ROBBIE WIDLANSKY Game winning RBI double in 9th inning on May 20th to break 2-2 tie
FANTASTIC FOUR:Somerset is 16-2 when they score four runs or more but just 5-9 when they score three runs or fewer.
PLAYOFF PUSH: Somerset leads Long Island by 3.0 games in 1st half Liberty Division Race
DEFENSE WINS CHAMPIONSHIPS: Somerset has committed the fewest errors in the Atlantic League with just 22
WEEKENDS START ON THURSDAY: Somerset is 5-0 on games played on Thursdays
COME BACK KIDS:The Patriots have 12 come from behind victories on the season, six wins in their final at bat and two walk-off wins.
EXTRA EXTRA READ ALL ABOUT IT: The Patriots are 4-0 in extra inning games
BEST OF THE BEST: Somerset boasts the best record in the Atlantic League of the eight squads. York owns the second best record.
MLB EXPERIENCE: Five players on the roster have at one point during their baseball tenure suited up for an MLB team (Luis Montanez, Matt Langwell, Nate Spears, Edwin Maysonet, Carlos Fisher)
STRIVE FOR SIX: The Somerset Patriots are the most successful baseball club in Atlantic League history winning League Championships in 2001, 2003, 2005, 2008, 2009. The Patriots look to win that elusive sixth title in program history this year.
DIVISION SHAKE UP: The Patriots and Blue Crabs switched divisions in the offseason. Somerset is now part of the Liberty Division. Southern Maryland is now part of the Freedom Division.
100 WIN PLATEAU ACCOMPLISHED: On May 8th Brett Jodie tallied he 100th career win. He’s the fasted skipper to 100 wins in Atlantic League history.
STAFF RETURNS: Shane Spencer and Cory Domel each return for their second year in Bridgewater. In the offseason Jon Hunton received a promotion as he’s now the Director of Player Personnel. Last year Hunton was Assistant Director of Player Personnel
SPN.TV: Somerset launched SPN.TV this offseason. The network features nine different shows and 20 live video stream broadcasts.
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