Bridgewater, NJ – Today the Somerset Patriots (10-15, 45-50) host the Camden Riversharks (11-13, 45-48) from TD Bank Ballpark at 11:05 a.m. in the second game of this three game midweek series. Camden defeated Somerset in the series opener 3-1 in a classic pitcher’s duel between Justin Cassel and Bryan Corey. The Riversharks have won nine of the 14 meetings between these squads in 2012.
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Corey Deserves Glory
Since he signed on Friday, infielder Corey Smith has hit safely in each of his first four games tallying five hits, three of which have gone for extra bases.
The Patriots offense has scored only four runs in the past three games (all losses)
Starting Pitching Matchup
Lefty Jon Kibler toes the rubber for Somerset while fellow southpaw Eddy Camacho is on the hill for the Riversharks.
Jon Kibler: 0-0, 4.22 ERA, 5 appearances and 1 start, 10.2 innings, 10 Ks, 4 BBs
Eddy Camacho: 0-1, 3.27 ERA, 12 appearances and 2 starts, 22.0 innings, 15 Ks, 8 BBs
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