Riversharks Down Patriots 6-2


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Bridgewater, NJ- The Camden Riversharks defeated the Somerset Patriots 6-2 in front of 6,111 fans at TD Bank Ballparkon Sunday afternoon.

Shortstop Rex Rundgren had both RBI today for the Patriots

Camden scored to take the lead in the top of the second on a two run double by Drew Macias.  Two more runs would eventually come around to score on two fielding errors by the Patriots to make the score 4-0.

The Riversharks tacked on another run in the third after Macias walked and came around to score on a fielding error for the 5-0 advantage.

Camden added to their lead in the top of the sixth inning after Chris Walker doubled and scored on a base hit by Lloyd Turner to make the score 6-0.

An RBI single by Rex Rundgren in the seventh got the Patriots on the board and cut the lead to 6-1.

Somerset scored again in the bottom of the ninth on a single by Rundgren for the 6-2 final.

Camden starter Ricky Brooks (1-0) got the win after tossing five scoreless innings and striking out one.  Somerset starter Paul Phillips (4-1) suffered the loss, allowing two earned runs in three innings of work.

The 2012 Somerset Patriots Season presented by Ford will continue on the road until Tuesday, June 5th when the Patriots return to take on the Lancaster Barnstormers at 7:05 pm.  For tickets, call  (908) 252-0700 or visit www.somersetpatriots.com.


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