Behind strong pitching, the Bridgeport Bluefish (2-1) defeated the Camden Riversharks (1-2) by a score of 4-1 at The Ballpark at Harbor Yard on Saturday afternoon.
Paul Oseguera delivered four innings in his start for the Bluefish. The southpaw allowed a run, two hits and three walks while striking out five; but Oseguera but did not factor in the decision. Reliever Isaac Hess (1-0) picked up the victory as the lefthander tossed four scoreless innings on three hits while striking out one Camden batter. Jonah Bayliss picked up his first save of the year as he allowed no runs on one hit and a walk in the ninth.
Riversharks starter Bryan Corey (0-1) was solid but took the loss. The righthander worked six frames and surrendered two runs on five hits and two walks while fanning two. Joe D’Alessandro and Zach Hammes combined for two innings of two run, four hit, two walk, and two strikeout baseball.
Camden had a one-run lead heading into the bottom of the fourth when the Bluefish took the lead. After Kennard Jones and Prentice Redman reached base, Luis Lopez scalded a double to left to score Jones. With runners in scoring position Ramon Vazquez hit into a fielders’ choice and Redman was tagged out at the plate. After a second batter had been retired, with runners at the corners, Luis Rodriguez singled to left which push Lopez to the plate to take a 2-1 lead.
Bridgeport closed the scoring in the seventh. With runners on first and second, Prentice Redman served a double to left which allowed both of the runners to score.