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.
The Danbury Westerners and Mystic Schooners split a doubleheader in New England Collegiate Baseball League action July 14 at Dodd Stadium in Norwich.
Mystic won the opener 6-1 and Danbury came back to take the nightcap 3-2. The NECBL is a wood-bat developmental summer league for college players.
CPTV Sports streamed the games LIVE and will show the broadcast premieres next week. Game 1 premieres Friday July 17 at 7:00pm and Game 2 Saturday May 18 at 8:00pm. Game 2 highlights above.
In Game 1, Mystic capitalized on eight walks and needed just four hits. Jesse Berardi of St. John’s hit a bases-loaded double in the Schooners’ five-run second. Mystic starter Mike Adams pitched six innings for the win.
Danbury’s Brendan Cox hit a two-run single in the sixth to give the Westerners the win in the nightcap.