Jose Offerman hit two Bluefish players, John Nathans and pitcher Matt Beech, with a bat. Nathans suffered a head injury that ended his career, and Beech broke the middle finger on his non-throwing hand. As a federal lawsuit over the attack heads to trial, Offerman is nowhere to be found.
A unique brand of baseball is on display throughout the summer in Bridgeport, Conn. Tickets are typically about $10 for the Bridgeport Bluefish of the Atlantic League.
Within seconds, the first caller to 911 had first responders heading in the right direction with accurate information about the derailment and collision.
50-year-old Roger Clemens tossed 3 and 1/3 scoreless innings in his Atlantic League debut.
Clemens, 50, hasn’t pitched in the big leagues since 2007, but he signed with the Sugar Land Skeeters of the independent Atlantic League on Monday. He is scheduled to make his debut on Saturday against the Bridgeport Bluefish.
Mayor Bill Finch is challenged by Mary-Jane Foster, a co-founder of the Bridgeport Bluefish baseball team and a vice president of the University of Bridgeport.