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Somerset adds 2015 Championship Series MVP Merritt

The Somerset Patriots and Long Island Ducks series just got a little more interesting.Β 

Somerset announced the signing of 2015 Championship series MVP left-handed pitcher Roy Merritt, per release.

His first stint with the Patriots lasted from 2012-2015.

The southpaw hurled a complete game shutout in a pivotal game five against none other than the Ducks. The Patriots would defeat the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs in 2015 en route to a sixth Atlantic League title.

In the postseason, Merritt is 3-0 with a 0.40 ERA.

Merritt began the 2019 campaign tossing for the Sugar Land Skeeters and appeared in 11 games posting a 3.70 ERA in 56 innings.

The Houston, Texas native is expected to be on the mound tonight for the middle of Somerset’s three-game series against Long Island.

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Dylan is a sophomore journalism major at Rider University in Lawrenceville, New Jersey and covers the Somerset Patriots and Atlantic League of Professional Baseball. He is also the Sports Editor of Rider's student newspaper, The Rider News.
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