Sunday, July 10, 2011

Sharks Fall in First-Half Finale

The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs had twelve hits and scored five two-out runs as they took the rubber game of their three-game series over the Camden Riversharks 5-1. Today’s game was the final game of the first half of the Atlantic League season as the Riversharks finish the first half 23-40.

Michael Schlact (4-0) allowed just three hits and one run in five innings to pick up the win as he remains undefeated this season.

Eddy Camacho (4-1) suffered his first loss of the season for Camden surrendering four runs on a season-high eleven hits.

The Blue Crabs scored three two-out runs in the top of the 1st inning against Eddy Camacho. Ben Harrison drove home the first run with an RBI single and Tanner Townsend followed that up with a two-run double to give Southern Maryland a 3-0 lead.

Camden got one back in the bottom of the 3rd courtesy of a two-out, RBI single by Lloyd Turner that scored Ruddy Yan.

Southern Maryland quickly regained their three-run lead in the top of the 4th on an RBI double by J.R. Hopf.

Ben Harrison provided another insurance run for the Blue Crabs in the 7th inning with an RBI single that scored Brandon Pinckney.

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