Hartford Hawks Athletics Binghamton Weekend Series Baseball Set


FIRST GAME: Friday, April 8 (3 p.m.) Live statistics | ESPN3
SECOND GAME: Saturday April 9 (2 p.m.) Live statistics | ESPN3
GAME THREE: Sunday April 10 (1 p.m.) Live statistics | ESPN3

LOCATION: Bearcats Baseball Complex (Vestal, NY)

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VESTAL, NY – The Hawks are looking for two straight wins as they return to America East action with a three-game weekend series at Binghamton. The first pitch against the Bearcats on Friday is scheduled for 3 p.m.


  • Hartford is coming off a 6-3 win over state rival Sacred Heart on Tuesday
  • Junior Tremayne Cobb Jr. went 3 for 4 at the tackle, recording three RBIs
  • ryan dee pitched three scoreless innings, earning stoppage
  • Edwin Almazar Jr. earned his first career win, allowing a run on two hits, fanning two batters in 3.1 innings of relief
  • Cobb Jr. has been in tears lately, recording at least one RBI in the last five games
  • The junior shortstop has three hits and three RBIs in each of his last two games
  • Batting .318 on the season, he leads the Hawks with 17 RBIs
  • Donnie Cohoon is one of the Hawks’ best power hitters, leading the team with a .596 hitting percentage, fifth-best in the Americas East
  • Derek Tenney beats the Hawks with a .346 batting average, recording 27 hits
  • His average is the seventh highest in the conference
  • Brett Anderson was excellent at getting on base, leading the team in .514 on-base percentage, walking eight times while being hit by a pitch four times
  • Dee has been dominant on the mound this season, leading the pitching staff with a 1.92 rotation
  • Collecting his first career stoppage on Tuesday, the right-handed pitcher allows his opponents to beat .175 while throwing 15 strikeouts in 18.1 innings of work
  • Does Nowak was Hartford’s ace, leading the starting rotation
  • The senior boasts a league-lowest 4.37 ERA while tallying a team-high 18 strikeouts
  • Almanzar Jr. has been a dependable arm outside the bullpen, going 1-1 in eight appearances this season
  • He threw 16 strikeouts, the second most on the team, and has a .214 opposing batting average.


  • Binghamton enters the weekend series after losing a 7-3 decision at St. Bonaventure on Tuesday
  • Bearcats are 5-18 overall and 2-7 in America East play
  • Binghamton is led home by Evin Sullivan
  • Sullivan leads the team with a .338 batting average and 25 hits
  • Connor Aoki is the primary power threat, leading the team with five homers and 16 RBIs
  • Thomas Babalis and Ryan Bryggman are the Bearcats’ two punches on the mound
  • The duo, who have started seven games apiece, post an ERA of 5.21 and 5.34 respectively while totaling 59 strikeouts combined.
  • Justin Rosner is a dependable arm out of the bullpen, leading the pitching staff with a 1.10 ERA in 16.1 working innings


  • Binghamton holds a 54-19 all-time series advantage against Hartford
  • Last season the Hawks won three of four games against the Bearcats at Fiondella Field
  • The series victory ended a five-game losing streak against Binghamton
  • The Bearcats had the upper hand at Vestal, posting a 29-2 home record against the Hawks
  • Hartford is looking to end a 13-game losing streak at Binghamton and secure its first win at Vestal since 2014


The Hawks wrap up their five-game road trip with a stop in Hamden, Conn., to face Quinnipiac on Tuesday. The first pitch of the rematch against the Bobcats is scheduled for 3 p.m.

Casey J. Nelson