David Dahl (3-for-4, 2B, 3B, 2 R) had his most successful night at the plate Friday night since he suffered a harrowing ruptured spleen injury back in May. Dahl, ranked the 56th on the MLB.com Pipeline of the top 100 prospects) finished a home run short of a cycle.
Righty Matt Flemer lowered his ERA to 3.16 , tossing seven innings (8 H, 3 ER, BB, 4 K) and picking up the win to move to 6-7 on the season.
This game will re-air on CPTV Sports Tuesday, August 4 at 9 pm. Visit CPTVSports.org for additional broadcast listings.
The Rock Cats could not hold a lead built by the left arm of Harrison Musgrave on Friday night. New Britain led Reading 3-2 in the 5th inning in a game that aired LIVE on CPTV Sports. Musgrave allowed two runs on seven hits and was on track for the victory until the bullpen gave up four more runs.
Jayson Langfels, who recently returned from illness to the Rock Cats lineup, picked up an RBI triple. Colton Murray did not allow any base-runners in three innings of relief. He received the win for Reading.
The game will replay on CPTV Sports Tuesday July 28th at 9 pm. Visit CPTVSports.org for additional listings.
Brendan Cox hit a bases-loaded grounder to deep short to score the winning run in the 10th inning as the Danbury Westerners defeated the North Adams SteepleCats 9-8 in an NECBL game July 15 streamed LIVE on CPTVSports.org. The broadcast premiere is Wednesday July 22 at 8:00pm.
The day before, Cox hit a two-run single to give Danbury a 3-2 win over the Mystic Schooners in the second game of a doubleheader also streamed LIVE at CPTVSports.org. The broadcast premiere is Saturday July 18 at 8:00pm. Mystic’s 6-1 win in Game 1 will premiere Friday July 17 at 7:00pm.
Cox’s grounder completed Danbury’s rally from a 6-0 deficit. The Westerners improved to 9-20 and are 2 1/2 games out of a playoff berth in the Southern Division of the NECBL, is a wood-bat developmental league for college players from all over the country. Read the game story from the News-Times’ Jon Chik here.