Camden, NJ - The Bridgeport Bluefish defeated the Camden Riversharks 14-4 on Saturday evening at Campbell’s Field.
The Bluefish struck for six runs in the top of the first inning, highlighted by second baseman Ramon Castro’s RBI single and was followed up by a two-run single by designated hitter Cody Overbeck. Bridgeport scored four more runs in the fourth inning as center fielder James Simmons scored when right fielder Prentice Redman reached on an error, followed by a Castro two-run single and an RBI double by Overbeck. The Bluefish would score their final four runs of the night in the seventh inning after third baseman Sean Burroughs hit a 2-run single and would eventually come around to score on first baseman Luis Lopez’s two-run home run. Simmons finished the night going 4-5 with three runs scored while Castro and Overbeck each had three-hit efforts in the contest.
Julio Rodriguez (2-0) would earn his second consecutive win in as many starts, giving up three runs on two hits in five innings of work for Bridgeport, while striking out five batters. Aaron Tullo (0-3) would pick up the loss on the night for Camden, as the Riversharks used eight different pitchers in the contest.
The Bridgeport Bluefish are members of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball and play their home games at The Ballpark at Harbor Yard. For further information, call 203-210-BLUE (2583) or visit the brand new BridgeportBluefish.com.