Thursday, July 28, 2011

Sharks Pummel Crabs, Have Now Won Eight Straight

The Riversharks scored five runs in the bottom of the 7th to put the game out of reach as they defeated the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs for the second straight game by the final score of 10-3.

Carlos Vasquez (7-3) pitched into the seventh inning for the victory allowing three runs on nine hits.

Nick Green (6-5) took the loss allowing five runs (three earned) on six hits in six plus innings of work.

The Riversharks struck first in the bottom of the 2nd as Danny Richar and Brian Burgamy hit back-to-back solo home runs to make it 2-0 Camden.

The Blue Crabs battled back for one run in the top of the 3rd when J.R. Hopf scored on Juan Francia’s throwing error to cut the deficit to 2-1.

Ruddy Yan extended the lead to 3-1 in the 3rd inning when he scored on an error by right fielder Adam Godwin.

Trailing 4-2 in the top of the 7th, the Blue Crabs brought the deficit down to a run once again as Bridger Hunt brought home Richard Giannotti with an RBI single.

Camden quickly broke it open though in the bottom of the 7th inning with five runs. After Juan Francia hit a two-run single, Ruddy Yan and Lloyd Turner followed up with RBI base hits to extend the ‘Sharks lead to 9-3. Southern Maryland used four different pitchers in the bottom of the 7th.

The Riversharks will play the final game of their three-game series with the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs tomorrow evening. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 PM.

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