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Riversharks Defeat Patriots 3-2

716newsBridgewater, NJ – The Camden Riversharks (2-6, 30-48) defeated the Somerset Patriots (4-4, 54-24) 3-2 Thursday evening at TD Bank Ballpark.

 

In the top of the first inning center fielder Carlos Guzman hammered a home run (6) and left fielder Michael Rockett pounded a RBI double to give Camden a 2-0 advantage.

 

Left fielder Michael Burgess slugged a RBI double in the bottom of the first inning as Somerset cut the deficit in half at 2-1.

 

Camden added a run in the top of the seventh inning as right fielder Zach MacPhee recorded a RBI sacrifice fly to increase the Sharks lead to 3-1.

 

The Patriots scored in the ensuing half inning as right fielder Nate Spears socked a RBI double making the score 3-2.

 

Bill Murphy earned the win (2-9) tossing 6.1 innings while allowing two runs. Mickey Storey sustained the loss (4-2) hurling seven innings while surrendering three runs. Matt Gorgen notched the save (16) pitching the final frame.

 

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 Southern Maryland Blue Crabs on Friday, July 24th. For tickets, call 908-252-0700 or visit www.somersetpatriots.com.

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