'Sharks Sign Six More!

The Camden Riversharks announced the signings of Shea Harris, Lloyd Turner, Zack Hammes, Eddy Camacho, Sean Jarrett and former Bridgeport Bluefish Colin Roberson.

Catcher Shea Harris returns for his third season with the Riversharks and his sixth in Atlantic League. Prior to joining the Rivershraks he played for a season for the Atlantic City Surf, and two seasons for Bridgeport Bluefish.  He also played in 21 games for the Sioux City Explorers of the American Association in 2007.

Lloyd Turner, a veteran of the Atlantic League, returns for his second season with Camden and his fifth in the League (previously played for Lancaster). Lloyd Turner was originally drafted by the Oakland A's in the 16th round (488th overall) of the 2002 MLB Amateur Draft. He played five seasons in the A's organization, advancing as high as Triple-A in 2007. Last season, he hit .296 with 3 home runs and 40 RBI for the Riversharks.

Pitcher Zack Hammes was originally drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 2nd round (51st oveall) of the 2002 MLB Amateur Draft. He played seven seasons in the Dodgers organization, advancing to Triple-A in 2006 with Las Vegas. In 2010, he signed with the Boston Red Sox and had a 3-3 record with a 4.63 ERA for their Double-A affiliate Salem. Last season, he had a 0-2 record with a 4.56 ERA in 49.1 innings pitched for Camden.

Eddy Camacho will be entering his third season with the Riverhsarks and fourth in the Atlantic League. Camacho originally signed as an undrafted free agent with the New York Mets in 2004, after a successful career at Cal State-Northridge. He  played five seasons in the Mets organization, including to stints in Triple-A in 2007 and 2008. He had a 16-14 record with a 2.89 ERA and 19 saves during his time in the Mets organization. In 2009, Camacho signed with the Lancaster Barnstormers and pitched in 52 games for them that season, posting a 4-4 record with a 4.92 ERA. He joined Camden for the 2010 season, and had a solid season going 6-1 with a 2.68 ERA in 97.1 innings pitched. Last season, he was 7-7 with a 5.12 for the Riversharks.

Sean Jarrett was drafted by the Colorado Rockies in the 20th round (588th overall) of the 2006 MLB Amateur Draft. He played five and half seasons in the Rockies organization before joining Camden mid-way through last season. He had a 1-2 record with a 4.15 ERA in only 26 innings pitched for the Riversharks.

Colin Roberson enters his fourth season in the Atlantic League, and first with the Riversharks. He previously played for the Lancaster Barnstormers(2009) and Bridgeport Bluefish(2009-2011). Roberson was originally drafted by the Florida Marlins in the 21st round (636th overall) of the 2005 MLB Amateur Draft out of Virginia Wesleyan University. He played three seasons in the Marlins organization before signing with the Winnepeg Goldeyes of the Northern League in 2008. Last season, he hit .212 with 6 home runs and 23 RBI for the Bridgeport Bluefish.

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