Regional Digest: Rock Cats Split Pair

Rock Cats Split Pair

The Rock Cats split a pair of games against the Binghamton Mets Tuesday, winning the early game 5-1 and losing 3-2 in a makeup for a game that had been postponed on July 2. Right fielder Tony Thomas led the Rock Cats' offense in the first game with a three-run home run in the second inning. In Game 2, Levi Michael scored on a wild pitch in the first inning and Jorge Polanco scored on a Nate Hanson double in the top of the fifth.

Baseball Panel DiscussionAt Twain House Sept. 17

The Mark Twain House & Museum in Hartford is presenting five leading experts from the Society of American Baseball Research (SABR) for a panel discussion of "base ball" during the 19th century. The moderator will be Twain education manager, Craig Hotchkiss, a former vintage "base ball" player and frequent presenter of the museum's community outreach program, Base Ball as Mark Twain Knew It. There is no charge for the Sept. 17 event that starts at 7 p.m. Panelists include John Thorn, David Arcidiacono, Gary O'Maxfield, Joe Williams, and Bill Ryczek. Thorn is the official historian of Major League Baseball. The panel discussion will be followed by a book sale and signing. Reservations are suggested (860-280-3130 or go to and click on events).

NCAA's EmmertAt Western Oct. 8

NCAA president Mark Emmert will talk on the "The Collegiate Model for the 21st Century" at Western Connecticut State University in Danbury Oct. 8 at 7:30 p.m. The event is in Ives Concert Hall. There is no charge.

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