Camden, NJ – The Somerset Patriots (42-22, 88-46) clobbered the Camden Riversharks (27-37, 51-83) 9-1 Sunday evening from Campbell’s Field in the series finale. These two Garden State foes split the four game weekend set.
In the top of the second inning Somerset plated a pair of runs to take an early 2-0 advantage. Right fielder Jorge Cortes smashed a RBI double and second baseman Dan Hennigan stroked a RBI single.
Catcher Mike Albaledejo notched a RBI single in the bottom of the second inning to cut the deficit in half for Camden making the score 2-1.
Somerset added another run in the top of the third inning as designated hitter Cory Aldridge sliced a RBI single to increase the Patriots lead to 3-1.
The Patriots broke open the game in the top of the sixth inning as they sent 10 batters to the plate scoring six runs to take a commanding 9-1 lead which would be the final score. Catcher Adam Donachie hit a RBI single. Shortstop Angel Sanchez and left fielder Aharon Eggleston drew bases loaded walks. Third baseman Yunrsky Sanchez recorded a RBI groundout while first baseman Jeff Baisley ripped a two RBI single.
Graham Taylor (10-5) earned the win tossing six innings allowing just one run. Ryan Kulik (2-11) suffered the loss allowing nine runs in five innings of work.
The 2013 Somerset Patriots season presented by Ford will continue on 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.