Patriots Shutout Riversharks 6-0


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51514Bridgewater, NJ- The Somerset Patriots defeated the Camden Riversharks 6-0 on Thursday evening at TD Bank Ballpark to salvage the series.

The Patriots took a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the second on an RBI single by Damaso Espino.

Somerset added a run on an RBI double by Jonny Tucker in the bottom of the seventh inning for a 2-0 advantage.

The Patriots opened up the game with four runs in the bottom of the eighth inning. RBI singles by Espino and Cory Harrilchak got the scoring started and a two-run single by Nate Spears gave the Patriots a 6-0 lead.

Patriots starter Zach Kroenke (2-1) picked up the win with a complete game shutout. Camden starter Ryan Kulik (1-1) suffered the loss, allowing two runs on five hits in 6.1 innings pitched.

The Turnpike Series between the Patriots and Riversharks is now 4-2 in favor of Somerset.

The 2014 Somerset Patriots Season presented by Ford will continue at home on Friday night with a 7:05 pm game against the Sugar Land Skeeters. For tickets, call (908) 252-0700 or visit


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