CAMDEN, N.J. -- Luis Lopez hit a three-run home run in the Bridgeport Bluefish's four-run ninth inning as the Bluefish posted a 5-3 come-from-behind victory over the Camden Riversharks Monday night.
Bridgeport trailed 3-1 going into the top of the ninth.
Brett Dowdy singled to lead off the inning and later scored on Eddie Rogers' putout to pull the Bluefish within one run at 3-2.
Bluefish starting pitcher Gilbert De La Vara (8-6) earned the win, allowing three runs and six hits in eight innings of work.
Relief pitcher Juan Rincon picked up his eighth save of the season, striking out two and walking two in the ninth.
Lopez, Jones, Rogers and James Simmons each had two hits for Bridgeport.
John Lujan (2-4) took the loss for Camden, allowing four runs, four hits and two walks in the ninth. The two teams play the second game of a three-game series tonight at 7:05 p.m.
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Camden Riversharks.............300 000 000--3 6 1
Records: Bridgeport Bluefish 16-13, Camden Riversharks 13-17. Batteries: BB--Gilbert De La Vara (W, 8-6), Juan Rincon (9, S, 8) and Luis Rodriguez; CR--Eddy Camacho, Leo Rosales (8), John Lujan (9, L, 2-4) and Raul Padron. Home runs: BB--Luis Lopez. Attendance: 1970.