The York Revolution offense was held in check for the second straight night on Tuesday.
The Camden Riversharks earned a 3-1 victory at Santander Stadium, securing a series win against the Revs. York will look to avoid a sweep and salvage the series finale at 11 a.m. Wednesday on Camp Day.
The Revs lost to Camden on Monday, 5-2.
On Tuesday night, the Riversharks struck in the top of the first inning on a two-out RBI double to deep left-center by Jose Julio-Ruiz. The Revs surrendered a first-inning run for the 10th time in the last 11 games.
York answered in the bottom of the second when Travis Garcia cracked a leadoff double to right-center and scored on a two-out double by Tim Battle, high off the Arch Nemesis in left field, tying the game at 1-1. Battle claimed his first RBI and first extra-base hit with the Revs, missing a home run by mere feet.
Camden got the go-ahead run in the third when Yasser Gomez reached on a bunt single with one out. Zack MacPhee followed with a broken-bat single to right and with two outs, Julio-Ruiz drove in a run on another infield hit, giving Camden a 2-1 lead. Ruiz improved to 5-for-5 in the series to that point before being retired in his final two at-bats.
The Sharks scored another run in the fourth when former Revs infielder Brandon Chaves barely legged out an attempted double-play turn, picking up a two-out RBI on a fielder's choice to make it 3-1.
York starter Jorge Martinez (4-4) finished by retiring the side in order in the fifth and sixth, but suffered the loss. Martinez was charged with three runs on six hits over six innings, while walking one and striking out six.
The Revs were consistently denied opportunities to climb back. Left fielder Yasser Gomez made a running catch on a drive into the left-field corner by Wilson Valdez, preventing a run in the fifth inning. York then had two on with no outs in the sixth, but reliever Nick DeBarr (1-1) escaped unscathed with help of a double play, earning the win out of the bullpen.
The Revs threatened with two outs in the eighth when Garcia (4-for-4) smacked a single up the middle and Bryant Nelson slammed a double to deep center, but the ball caromed over the fence just right of the batter's eye. The ground-rule double prevented Garcia from scoring.
Justin Greene (2-for-4) doubled off the right-field wall with two outs in the ninth, but the Revs were unable to piece together anything else against reliever Cole Kimball, who earned his first save, stepping in for Camden closer Matt Gorgen, who had pitched in each of the previous three games.
York had won four consecutive games and held a 9-1 record head-to-head vs. Camden before dropping the first two games of the series.
The Revs will send Corey Thurman (4-3, 4.05) to the mound on Wednesday morning, opposite Camden starter Zach Clark (2-2, 2.10).
Notes: Garcia's four-hit game establishes a personal season-high, and ties the most in a game by a Revs hitter for the sixth time this season. The last to do it was Greene, exactly one month ago in a game at Southern Maryland. Garcia's four-hit game was his first since Sept. 13, 2011, with Southern Maryland (vs. Long Island). He is now batting .390 in 34 games since June 9, and is hitting .536 (15-for-28) over his last eight games. ... Greene (2-for-4) picked up a pair of doubles for his 25th multi-hit game, raising his league-best batting average three points to .385. ... Reliever Stephen Penney worked a scoreless ninth and has now totaled 14.0 scoreless innings over his last 14 appearances. His 14 consecutive scoreless appearances ties the longest streak by a Revs pitcher this season (Rommie Lewis, May 17-June 13).