Patriots Add Pitchers Nick Walters And Dan Blewett


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walters and blewettBridgewater, NJ- The Somerset Patriots have announced the signings of left-handed pitcher Nick Walters and right-handed pitcher Dan Blewett.

The Patriots have acquired Walters in a trade with the Wichita Wingnuts for future considerations.

Walters has experience in the Chicago White Sox and Oakland A’s organizations, reaching the Single-A level for both.

He spent the 2013 season in Wichita and finished with a 6-1 record, a 3.52 ERA, and 47 strikeouts in 38.1 innings pitched in 50 games.

Walters has a minor league career 24-17 record with a 3.03 ERA and 419 strikeouts in 380.1 innings pitched in 349 games.

He played independent minor league baseball the past four seasons in the Frontier League and the American Association.

Blewett has three seasons of experience in independent minor league baseball. He most recently played in Evansville in 2012, where he finished with a 2-1 record, a 1.06 ERA, and 51 strikeouts in 42.1 innings pitched in seven games started.

He has a minor league career 15-14 record with a 4.11 ERA and 199 strikeouts in 245 innings pitched in 44 games, 42 as a starter.

For information about the Somerset Patriots 2014 Season, beginning at home on Friday, April 25th, stop by the Ticket Office located at TD Bank Ballpark, call (908) 252-0700, or visit the Patriots on-line at


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