Bridgewater, NJ – The Somerset Patriots have teamed up with Hopscotch to announce the launch of its brand-new mobile app, now available for Apple and Android devices. Fans can download the app by searching Somerset Patriots Baseball in the Apple App Store and Somerset Patriots in Google Play.
The app will enable fans to be closer to the team like never before! Live in-game updates, videos, special promotions and exclusive content highlight the latest way to stay in-touch with all things Somerset Patriots.
“We are happy to present the best fans in the Atlantic League with our new Somerset Patriots mobile app,” President/ General Manager Patrick McVerry said. “Our goal as an organization is always to provide new, innovative ways to connect with our fan base. This new app will allow our fans to interact with their favorite team like never before.”
The new app fully integrates the entire Patriots’ experience, from viewing the schedule and purchasing tickets to in-game video highlights and score updates with the touch of your fingertip.
Along with the app, the Patriots will be introducing the Patriots My Rewards program geared towards rewarding the best fans in the Atlantic League! Fans will now be able to earn rewards throughout the season based on various checkpoints, including attendance, contests, trivia and social engagement. As a first reward, Enter Code: Press Release in the Patriots My Rewards section and get 25 Points!
“We always strive to be at the forefront of technology and fan engagement,” said Dave Marek, the Somerset Patriots Senior Vice President of Marketing. “Fans now have the opportunity to watch in-game highlights, get alerts on exclusive promotions, earn prizes through our Patriots My Rewards program and immerse themselves in all of our social media platforms; all located conveniently in one app.”
The Somerset Patriots statistics, Atlantic League standings and social content will be updated live throughout the season, offering fans a way to stay engaged with the team like never before!
“The Somerset Patriots are scrappy and innovative, and so are we,” says Laurence Sotsky, Hopscotch CEO. “By choosing the Hopscotch mobile platform, the Somerset Patriots can now offer their fans the same instant, anyplace access to breaking news, scores and player info that fans have come to expect from pro teams.”
Hopscotch (GoHopscotch.com) is a leader in mobile-platform technology that makes it easy for sports teams and event organizers to build scalable, affordable mobile apps. The Hopscotch platform combines a feature-rich content-management system with an open-API architecture, aggregating a variety of mobile technologies into a single fan-engagement destination. Hopscotch customers include more than 30 sports teams, as well as marquee live events such as New York Fashion Week, Taste of London and Winter Wonderland.
The Somerset Patriots won their Atlantic League leading sixth championship during the 2015 season. Tickets are now on-sale for the upcoming 2016 season and the schedule can be viewed at www.somersetpatriots.com. For more information or to purchase tickets for the 2016 season, stop by TD Bank Ballpark, call (908) 252-0700, or visit www.somersetpatriots.com.
About the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB)
The Atlantic League has been a leader in professional baseball and a gateway to Major League Baseball since 1998. Over 34 million fans have attended Atlantic League games and more than 800 players and 50 managers and coaches have joined MLB organizations directly from the ALPB. The Atlantic League emphasizes winning baseball games, showcasing the talent of top-caliber players and offering affordable family entertainment to metropolitan markets serving nearly 15% of the US population.
For more information, please visit www.AtlanticLeague.com