Patriots Pound Riversharks 8-1

june30FINALCamden, NJ – The Somerset Patriots (47-18) defeated the Camden Riversharks (26-39) 8-1 Tuesday evening at Campbell’s Field. The game featured three different rain delays that totaled 114 minutes.


In the bottom of the first inning right fielder Carlos Guzman hit a RBI groundout to give Camden a 1-0 advantage.


The Patriots took a 2-1 lead in the top of the second inning as shortstop Robert Andino and right fielder Michael Burgess each socked RBI singles.


Catcher Adam Donachie clobbered a three run home run (4) to expand Somerset’s lead to 5-1 in the top of the third inning.


Somerset scored three times in the top of the fifth inning to increase its lead to 8-1. Center fielder Scott Cousins roped a RBI double, second baseman Nate Spears rocketed a RBI single while another run crossed via a throwing error by shortstop Zach MacPhee.


Sean Bierman earned the win (7-1) tossing eight innings allowing giving up just one run. Ryan Kulik suffered the loss (4-4) allowing five runs in three innings of work.


The 2015 Somerset Patriots season presented by Ford will continue on the road until the Somerset Patriots return to TD Bank Ballpark for a 7:05 p.m. game against the Long Island Ducks on Friday, July 10th. For tickets, call 908-252-0700 or visit www.somersetpatriots.com.


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