Patriots sign former Met, Riversharks announce radio deal & Skeeters open store

Jason Anderson in 2007 (Photo credit: Paul Hadsall)

The Somerset Patriots announced the signing of former New York Mets pitcher Jason Anderson on Monday. Anderson appeared in six games for the 2003 Mets, after coming over in the mid-season trade that sent Armando Benitez to the the New York Yankees.

Anderson, who also pitched for the Cleveland Indians, appeared in 32 major league games from 2003-2005. In 2007, Anderson began the year with the Patriots, but only pitched in one game before signing with the Philadelphia Phillies organization. For the past four years, he’s split time between their AA and AAA affiliates.

Also on Monday, the Camden Riversharks announced a radio deal with Burlington County College’s Z889 WBZC-FM. Listeners will be able to catch every Riversharks’ home game on  88.9, 95.1(Burlington – Willingboro), 100.7 (Mt Holly and Lumberton), online at and any smart phone.

In one final bit of Atlantic League news, the Sugar Land (Texas) Skeeters opened their online team store on Monday. You can get ready for the league’s planned expansion in 2012 and stock up on Skeeters merchandise now.


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Posted on March 8, 2011, in Camden Riversharks, Somerset Patriots and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 4 Comments.

  1. When did the Atlantic League add a team in Texas?!?


    • The Skeeters unveiled their logo & website late last year. They’re supposed to begin play in 2012. I wasn’t sure expansion to Texas was a great idea before – with fuel prices going the way they are now, it seems even more strange.


  2. Anderson was the first Staten Island Yankee to make it to the big club.


    • I did not know that. He didn’t stick around much longer than Danny Garcia, the first Brooklyn Cyclones player to make it up to the Mets – both eventually played for Somerset.


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