NEW BRITAIN, Conn. -- Andrew Kontorinis homered in the second and drove in a run in the third to lead the New Britain Rockcats past the Bowie Baysox, 3-1, in Double-A Eastern League action last night.
New Britain (4-8) has won the first two games of the series and extended Bowie's losing streak to five, two short of the club record. The Baysox are 3-10.
Winner Kevin Ohme (1-1) gave up four hits and a run in six innings. Calvin Maduro (0-2) took the loss.
B. J. Waszgis doubled and scored Bowie's run in the second on Sean Hugo's infield out. The Rockcats added an insurance run in the eighth on back-to-back doubles by Ken Tirpack and Rene Lopez.
Bowie .. .. 010 000 000 -- 1 6 0
1% New Britain 011 000 01x -- 3 8 3
Maduro, Devereux (6) and Waszgis; Ohme, Konieczki (7), Legault (8) and Lopez. 2B: B--Byrd, Tirpack, Roper, Waszgis; NB--Lopez. HR: NB--Kontorinis.