The Bridgeport Bluefish scored five runs in the 5th inning and held on to beat the Camden Riversharks in the second game of their three-game series by the final score of 7-6. The Riversharks were winning by as many as four runs but were unable to hold the lead.
Raymar Diaz (2-0) picked up the victory despite allowing six earned runs and three home runs in 5.2 innings.
Bridgeport took the lead with two runs in the bottom of the 1st on a solo home run by Angel Berroa and an RBI single by Steve Moss.
Jonel Pacheco brought Camden within a run in the 3rd inning with a solo home run, his 1st as a Rivershark.
Camden took a 3-2 lead in the 4th inning on a two-run home run by Danny Richar, his 7th of the season.
Noah Hall extended the lead in the 5th inning with a three-run home run to build the ‘Sharks lead to 6-2.
The Bluefish battled back in the home half of the 5th with five runs against J.R. Mathes. Angel Berroa brought Bridgeport within a run with a two-run single and Wes Bankston put Bridgeport ahead 7-6 with a two-run single.
Mathes (1-4) took the loss giving up all seven runs on eight hits while striking out three batters.