The Somerset Patriots will host Opening Day at TD Bank Ballpark on Thursday, April 21st to kick off the 2016 Atlantic League season. The game includes a Postgame Fireworks Show presented by the Somerset Health Care Foundation.
The Opening Day festivities will feature a Championship Celebration honoring the 2015 Atlantic League champion Somerset Patriots. The pregame, on-field ceremony will begin around 6:30 pm and include the presentation of the championship rings to returning players and coaches, as well as the raising of the 2015 championship flag.
The pregame festivities will also include special videos looking back at the 2015 season, introduction of the 2016 roster, and other presentations. Fans are encouraged to arrive early to be able to enjoy all the pregame activities.
The Somerset Patriots will take on the Long Island Ducks at 7:05 pm, the team that Somerset defeated in the Liberty Division Championship Series to advance to the Atlantic League Championship Series.
All fans in attendance will receive a 2016 Magnetic Schedule presented by the Somerset Health Care Foundation.
The Somerset Health Care Foundation is a non-profit organization created to solicit and administer charitable funding on behalf of Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset. By supporting Somerset Health Care Foundation, you are making a difference in the health care of our community and ensuring that residents and employees throughout central New Jersey receive the finest medical care possible.
Representatives of the Somerset Health Care Foundation will be on site to conduct a 50-50 to help raise money and awareness for the organization.
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 http://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 http://www.somersetpatriots.com.