PATRIOTS DOUBLE UP RIVERSHARKS 6-3

Camden, NJ – The Somerset Patriots (46-18) defeated the Camden Riversharks (26-38) 6-3 Monday evening at Campbell’s Field.june29FINAL

In the top of the third inning first baseman David Vidal ripped a RBI single to give Somerset a 1-0 advantage.

Third baseman Joel Guzman blasted a two run home run (4) in the bottom of the third inning to give Camden a 2-1 lead.

The Patriots retook the lead in the top of the fourth inning as center fielder Scott Cousins hit a RBI fielder’s choice and left fielder Aharon Eggleston hit a RBI sacrifice fly to make the score 3-2.

Shortstop Robert Andino lifted a RBI sacrifice fly to increase the Somerset lead to 4-2 in the top of the fifth inning.

Shortstop Zack MacPhee sliced a RBI single in the ensuing half inning to cut the deficit in half at 4-3.

Somerset added a pair of insurance runs thanks to a two RBI single by designated hitter Thomas Neal making the score 6-3 in the top of the eighth inning.

Randy Boone earned the win (4-1) tossing seven innings of three run baseball. Sean Gleason sustained the loss (4-6) hurling six innings while surrendering four runs. Jon Hunton notched the save (16) pitching the final inning.

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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