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MMLN – Defense Bites B-Mets

Bowman's natural talents are coming out

NEW BRITAIN, CT – Following Saturday's night game in which Binghamton's ninth inning came up short, the club hoped to rebound on Sunday with a victory before heading to Bowie for a three-game set. The B-Mets jumped out to a 4-0 lead through 5 ½ innings, but leaky defense and faulty pitching lost the lead down the stretch as they fell 6-5 . However, the game ended on a very peculiar play.

Shawn Bowman will continue to gain more and more attention as he tears through Eastern League pitching. He ripped his first two doubles with Binghamton and is now 8-for-21 [.381] in six games with the club--and he got his money's worth on both knocks. In the second inning, he took a first-pitch fastball and drilled it deep to the left-center field gap, showing tremendous balance and explosion...

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