SHARKS WALK-OFF WITH 3-2 VICTORY OVER PATRIOTS

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Camden, NJ – The Camden Riversharks (27-35, 51-81) rallied to defeat the Somerset Patriots (40-22, 86-46) 3-2 Saturday afternoon in game one of Saturday’s doubleheader from Campbell’s Field. Second baseman Delwyn Young slugged a walk-off three run home run (13) in the bottom of the seventh inning to deep right field to propel the Sharks to victory.

Somerset has lost back to back games for first time since July
Somerset has lost back to back games for first time since July

In the top of the sixth inning first baseman Yunesky Sanchez socked a RBI sacrifice fly to center field and right fielder Jorge Cortes ripped a RBI single to give the Patriots a 2-0 advantage.

Camden scored all three of its runs in the bottom of the seventh inning with two outs. Somerset has now lost back-to-back games for the first time since July 19th and July 21st.

Zach Hammes (2-0) earned the win in relief. Jon Hunton (3-6) blew the save and suffered the loss.

The 2013 Somerset Patriots season presented by Ford will continue on the road until Tuesday, September 10th when they return home to take on the Bridgeport Bluefish at 7:05 p.m. For tickets, call (908) 252-0700 or visit www.somersetpatriots.com.

 

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