Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Jacoby Ellsbury led off the bottom of the first inning with a double off the base of the left field wall.
New Britain starter Kyle Gibson (Twins first-round pick last year) then settled down and struck out the side, including a full count 91 m.p.h. fastball that Mike Cameron missed.
Kevin Thomas covers baseball and basketball for the Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram. He wisely moved to Maine in 1994 after working for the St. Petersburg Times. He is married to Nancy and they have nine children.
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