Camden, NJ – The Camden Riversharks (26-35, 50-81) defeated the Somerset Patriots (40-21, 86-45) 2-1 Friday evening from Campbell’s Field in the series opener.
In the bottom of the first inning Camden plated a pair of runs to take an early 2-0 advantage. First baseman Delwyn Young poked a RBI single and third baseman D’Angelo Jimenez drew a bases loaded walk.
Right fielder Jorge Cortes slapped a RBI double in the top of the second inning as Somerset cut the deficit in half making the score 2-1 which would be the final.
Miguel Martinez (5-6) earned the win tossing an eight inning gem. Josh Lowey (13-8) suffered the loss as he tossed six innings allowing no earned runs. Adrian Martin (23) notched the save.
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.