Sunday, April 29, 2012

Sharks Shutout Splits Sound Series

The Camden Riversharks (2-2) managed to shut out the Bridgeport Bluefish (2-2) in the last game of the four-game series with a final score of 6-0 at The Ballpark at Harbor Yard.

Humberto Sanchez (1-0) replaced Keith Weiser in the fourth inning and picked up the win. He allowed two hits, one walk and struck out two batters. Weiser allowed four hits, one walk and struck out two in his appearance on the mound. Relievers Michael Mehlich, Jason Bergmann and John Lujan combined for the final four innings on three hits, two walks and five strikeouts. Matt Pike (0-1) suffered the loss allowing one run on four hits, three walks and fanning four.

The Riversharks scored five runs on five hits and five walks off of Bridgeport relievers Brad Furnish, Joe Bateman, Kyle Zaleski and Dan Stange.

Camden started the scoring in the third when Chris Walker walked and advanced to third on a single by Lloyd Turner. Felix Pie hit a sacrifice fly scoring Walker. With two outs in the fifth, Turner walked and advanced to second on a single by Pie. Brian Burgamy hit a single to right which allowed Turner to score. 

The Riversharks had a huge sixth inning putting up three more runs. Bill Rice reached on an error by the pitcher followed by Jake Eigsti advancing to first after he was hit by a pitch. Walker hit a two-run triple allowing both base runners to cross the plate. Turner walked again and Pie hit another sacrifice fly to advance the lead to 5-0.

Camden put one more run on the board in the ninth. Walker went 2-for-4 with a triple, two RBIs and two runs scored.

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