“A Night of Comedy” at TD Bank Ballpark With Sam Morril, Jared Freid, and Joe List

Morril Freid List 9-7-20 1080x1080Bridgewater, NJ- The Somerset Patriots have announced that “A Night Of Comedy” with Sam Morril, Jared Freid, and Joe List will take place at TD Bank Ballpark on Monday, September 7th at 7:00 pm.

Seating for the event will take place socially distanced on the playing field. Tickets for the event are $15 each and are only available in pods of two or four people.

Tickets can be purchased exclusively at www.somersetpatriots.com/comedy.

Beer, wine, soft drinks, and ballpark food will be available for purchase at the event.

The show is suggested for a mature audience.

More About The Performing Comedians:

Sam Morril is one of the fastest-rising stand-up comics in New York City and one of the best joke writers in the scene today. He is a regular on Comedy Central’s This Week at the Comedy Cellar, where he appears frequently when not touring cities across the nation. He was named one of Comedy Central’s Comics to Watch in 2011 and has performed multiple stand-up sets on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, The Late, Late Show with James Corden and Conan. He’s also had stints on Last Comic Standing, America’s Got Talent, @midnight with Chris Hardwick, and Inside Amy Schumer.

In February 2020, Morril released his third stand-up special for Comedy Central, I Got This on his YouTube channel and received over 1.5 million views within the first two weeks. Morril then later released it as a comedy album with 800 Pound Gorilla Records.

In 2015, the comedian recorded his debut album, Class Act, with Comedy Central Records, which went to #1 on iTunes and made numerous top 10 lists and appeared on season four of Comedy Central’s The Half Hour. His first one hour special, Amy Schumer Presents Sam Morril: Positive Influence premiered on Comedy Central in 2018.

Morril was the host of his very own show on MSG called People Talking Sports, which ran for two seasons and received an Emmy® nomination. Morril also has a cameo in the Academy Award nominated film, Joker.

Jared Freid, host of The JTrain Podcast and Co-Host of Betches’ U Up?, is a comedian based out of New York City and originally from the Boston suburb of Needham, Massachusetts. His comedy is current and reflects the ordinary daily thoughts of everyone you know, especially if everyone you know is a millennial, obsessed with dating apps, trying to be a real adult and worried about their body. (For the record, Jared’s mom thinks his body is “just fine”).

He’s a regular at the Comedy Cellar, Caroline’s on Broadway, Gotham, Stand Up New York and Comix at Mohegan Sun.

Joe List began his comedy career in Boston, Massachusetts in 2000 just weeks after graduating from high school. Since that time he has been featured on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, The Late Show with David Letterman as well as multiple appearances on Conan.

He’s featured in Season 2 of The Netflix Series “The Stand Ups”. In 2015 List was a finalist on NBC’s Last Comic Standing and had his own Half Hour comedy special on Comedy Central. His albums ‘So Far No Good’ and ‘Are You Mad at Me?’ can be heard regularly on Sirius Radio. List is also the co-host of his own popular weekly podcast ‘Tuesdays with Stories’. When not headlining comedy clubs all over North America, List is a regular at the Comedy Cellar in New York City.

His new special “I Hate Myself” is now streaming on Comedy Central.

For more information about the Somerset Patriots and upcoming events, please visit www.somersetpatriots.com, follow all of the team’s social media accounts, and download the Somerset Patriots Mobile App.

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Patriots Win Seventh In A Row To End Series With Blasters

Pacchioli SwingingBridgewater, NJ- The Somerset Patriots (9-4) shut out the New Jersey Blasters (4-9) 1-0 at TD Bank Ballpark on Saturday night to close out the SOMERSET Professional Baseball Series.

The only run of the game came on a Justin Pacchioli RBI double in the bottom of the sixth inning.

Nate Roe (4-0) earned the win with a scoreless inning pitched. Sparky Lyle Pitching Award Winner James Pugliese earned his series leading sixth save with a scoreless seventh inning pitched and a strikeout. Vin Aiello (0-2) suffered the loss after he allowed a run in an inning of work.

Patriots starter Mark Leiter Jr. went five scoreless innings and struck out five. For the series, Somerset’s lone major league veteran finished 1-1 with a 1.55 ERA and a series high 31 strikeouts over 29 innings pitched.

The SOMERSET Professional Baseball Series was presented by Ford. For more information about the Somerset Patriots and news about the 2021 season, please visit www.somersetpatriots.com.

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Scott Kelly Leads Patriots To 8-4 Win Over Blasters

Kelly SwingingBridgewater, NJ- The Somerset Patriots (8-4) defeated the New Jersey Blasters (4-8) 8-4 at TD Bank Ballpark on Friday night.

The Blasters took an early 2-0 lead in the top of the first inning on a pair of errors by the Patriots.

Somerset cut the lead in half in the bottom of the frame when Scott Kelly came home to score on a double play.

The Blasters answered with two runs of their own in the top of the second inning on a run-scoring wild pitch and a run-scoring error for a 4-1 advantage.

The Patriots rallied for two runs in the bottom of the third inning on an RBI double by Kelly, who then scored on an RBI groundout by Justin Pacchioli.

Pacchioli struck again to kick off a four-run fourth inning with an RBI double that tied up the game at four runs apiece. Then two-run scoring wild pitches and a bases loaded walk put Somerset up 7-4.

Kelly finished off his night with an RBI single in the bottom of the sixth inning to complete a 3-for-4 performance with two runs scored, a double, and two RBI.

Billy Layne Jr. (2-0) earned the win with three scoreless innings pitched and two strikeouts. Vin Mazzaro (1-2) suffered the loss after he allowed seven runs on six hits in 3.2 innings pitched.

The SOMERSET Professional Baseball Series presented by Ford will conclude on Saturday, August 22nd with a 7:05 pm game between the Somerset Patriots and the New Jersey Blasters at TD Bank Ballpark. Saturday’s game will be presented by NJM Insurance. For more information, please visit www.somersetpatriots.com.

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Patriots Clinch Series With 4-3 Win Over Blasters

Pugliese ThrowingBridgewater, NJ- The Somerset Patriots (7-4) defeated the New Jersey Blasters (4-7) 4-3 at TD Bank Ballpark on Thursday night to clinch the SOMERSET Professional Baseball Series. The team will receive the Joe Torre Championship Trophy presented by RWJBarnabas Health before the game on Saturday night.

Tied at 3-3 in the bottom of the sixth inning, Scott Kelly reached on a triple and scored on an RBI infield single by Justin Pacchioli that would ultimately be the game-winning hit.

The Patriots struck early with a run in the bottom of the first inning. After Pacchioli tripled, Dan Valerio brought him home with an RBI groundout.

Somerset added two runs on an error in the fourth inning for a 3-0 advantage.

The Blasters got on the board with their first run on a bases loaded wild pitch in the top of the fifth inning that made the score 3-1.

Zach Lipshitz’s two-out, two-strike, two-run triple in the next inning knotted the game up at 3-3.

Nate Roe (3-0) earned the win after he allowed two runs on two hits and two strikeouts in two innings pitched. He got the team out of a no-out bases loaded jam in his first inning. Sean Keselica (0-2) suffered the loss with a run on a hit in an inning of work. James Pugliese pitched a perfect seventh inning with two strikeouts for his fifth save of the series.

The SOMERSET Professional Baseball Series presented by Ford will continue on Friday, August 21st with a 7:05 pm game between the Somerset Patriots and the New Jersey Blasters at TD Bank Ballpark. Friday’s game will be presented by Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, the Official Health Insurance Provider of the Somerset Patriots. For more information, please visit www.somersetpatriots.com.

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Somerset Patriots Raise $16,000 For RWJBarnabas Health

RWJ Check PresentationBridgewater, NJ- The Somerset Patriots have raised $16,000 over the past five months for the RWJBarnabas Health Emergency Response Fund to help support the health care professionals serving their communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

“We wanted to find ways to show our appreciation and support for the doctors, nurses, and health care professionals serving on the front lines of this unprecedented health crisis,” said Somerset Patriots President/General Manager Patrick McVerry. “These men and women are our health care heroes that, as always, put others before themselves to keep our communities healthy and safe.”

The money was raised through various activities by the team ranging from online auctions, PPE equipment drives, merchandise sales of “Jersey Strong “ T-shirts and Somerset Patriots Face Masks, blood drives, and a pop-up shopping event with SYSCO Metro New York.

“We are grateful to the Somerset Patriots for their continued support of our hospital throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, from donations of food for our staff to hosting blood drives and holding events to benefit our Emergency Response Fund,” said Tony Cava, president and CEO of Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset. “Their support helps ensure that our community has access to the comprehensive emergency care services they need.”

McVerry presented a ceremonial check to Donna Castronovo, the Vice President of the Somerset Health Care Foundation, on the field of TD Bank Ballpark before the Somerset Patriots game on Saturday, August 15th.

About RWJBarnabas Health
The RWJBarnabas Health Emergency Response fund helps address the growing needs arising as a result of this unprecedented global health crisis and will be used to support our frontline healthcare workers and our comprehensive emergency care efforts.

RWJBarnabas Health, the Official Health Care Provider of the Somerset Patriots, is the largest, most comprehensive academic health care system in New Jersey, with a service area covering nine counties with five million people. The system includes eleven acute care hospitals, three acute care children’s hospitals and a leading pediatric rehabilitation hospital with a network of outpatient centers (Children’s Specialized Hospital) with its multiple outpatient centers, a freestanding 100-bed behavioral health center, two trauma centers, a satellite emergency department, ambulatory care centers, geriatric centers, the state’s largest behavioral health network, comprehensive home care and hospice programs, fitness and wellness centers, retail pharmacy services, a large medical group, multi-site imaging centers and an accountable care organization.

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