Where they stand: New Britain is 9-6, tied for second in the EL East, 1.5 games behind Reading.
Who’s hot: Joe Benson is 6-15 with three doubles and a home run. For the season, he is .379/.446/.638 in 58 at-bats. Yangervis Solarte is 7-18 with a double and a home run. For the season, he is .341/.357/.512 in 59 at-bats. Cole DeVries is 0-0, 0.00, 0.24 WHIP in 12.1 innings with 18 strikeouts in five appearances. Steve Hirschfeld is 1-0, 2.40, 1.00 WHIP in 15 innings with 11 strikeouts in three starts.
Who’s cold: Mike Hollimon is 2-16. For the season, he is .071/.170/.043 in 42 at-bats. Chris Parmelee is 3-17. For the season, he is .290/.323/.500 in 62 at-bats. Spencer Steedley is 0-1, 8.53, 2.37 WHIP in 6.1 innings (five appearances). He has struck out eight. Deolis Guerra is 2-1, 5.54, 1.46 WHIP in 13 innings (three starts). He has struck out eight.
What’s next: The Rock Cats have three more games in New Hampshire. They then come home for three against Harrisburg and four against Richmond.