|Good players come through New Britain|
New Britain did its damage early in the game, scoring 3 runs in both the second and third innings. Chris Colabello contributed 3 hits, including 2 doubles, and scored 2 runs in 5 at-bats. Aaron Hicks continues to impress. He was 2-for-4 with a double, a walk and 1 RBI. He's batting .333 with an OPS of 1.112, so the power is there. Deibinson Romero looked good, as well, contributing two hits, including a double, and driving in 3. It didn't help New Hampshire's chances that their defense committed 4 errors in the first few innings.
On the mound for New Britain, Logan Darnell gave up 3 hits in 5 innings of work, walking 2 and striking out 1 along the way, and earned the win. Bobby Lanigan was just OK in relief, giving up 3 hits and 1 run in 2 innings of work, but striking out 2. Blake Martin contributed a scoreless 8th, striking out 2.
David Bromberg pitched the 9th, and that's where things got interesting. After walking the first batter and hitting the second, Kevin Howard hit a 3 run home run for New Hampshire to make it a ballgame. The next two batters singled, and Bromberg surrendered another run, before being replaced by Daniel Turpen, who worked last night, as well. Turpen allowed an inherited runner to score on a sacrifice fly before shutting the door on New Hampshire. In all, it was 3 hits and 5 earned runs for Bromberg in 1/3 of an inning. Hopefully he'll bounce back.