Bristol Blues blown out by North Shore Navigators in finale of series

Published on Thursday, 28 July 2016 21:04
Written by PAUL ANGILLY

STAFF WRITER

LYNN, Mass. - The Bristol Blues played 44 innings of baseball against the North Shore Navigators over the past five days, but were unable to come away with any wins.

After Wednesday night's game was suspended in a 4-4 tie through 17 innings, the teams regrouped Thursday morning and the Blues ended up on the wrong side of a 14-1 blowout.

The Navigators put the game out of hand with a six-run fifth inning that made the score 10-0.

Scott Creedon gave up seven hits, a walk and four runs, three earned, in four innings; Randy Polonia allowed six hits, four walks and six runs, five earned, in two innings; and Kyle Carvello allowed three hits, four walks and four runs, three earned, over the next two innings. Bristol committed three errors in the game.

The Navigators were led offensively by Jordan Roper (1-for-2, 2 runs, 2 RBI), Colby Maiola (2-for-4, 2 runs, 1 RBI), Nick DiBenedetto (3-for-4, 3 runs, 1 RBI), Christian Cabrera (2-for-3, 1 run, 3 RBI), MacDaniel Singleton (4-for-4, 2 runs, 2 RBI) and Nate Rossi (2-for-4, 1 run, 1 RBI).

Liam Scafariello singled and Nick Conti hit a two-out RBI ground rule double in the eighth inning for Bristol's only run of the game.

Paul Angilly can be reached at (860) 973-1800, or pangilly@bristolpress.com



Posted in New Britain Herald, Bristol Blues on Thursday, 28 July 2016 21:04. Updated: Friday, 7 October 2016 09:45.