The Game Changed When… The Bees were closing in on a win in the 8th but a single to centerfield by Bridgeport’s Wellington Dotel tied the game at five and pushed the game to extra innings.
Pitchers of Record: W: Jose Veras (1-1) | L: Eric Fornataro (1-3)
Player(s) of the Game: Steve Carrillo (1-5, HR, R, 3RBI) James Skelton (3-4 RBI, R,) Maddox (2-6, HR, 2R, RBI)
Tale of the Tape – New Britain Bees (39-37, 3-2 2nd half) vs Bridgeport Bluefish (33-43, 3-3 2nd half)
Pitching Matchup – New Britain: Jarret Leverett (2-3, 2.77) | Bridgeport: Mike Antonini (3-6, 2.66)
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Promotions: Sunday is Hardware City Family Fun-Day! New Britain Stadium is the place to bring the whole family on Sundays! Prior to the game, fans will be invited onto the field for an autograph session with the Bees. After the game, kids (and kids at heart) can take the field and Run the Bases!
Bees Buzz: Scott Patterson reached the 1,000 career inning plateau tonight during the eighth inning…James Skelton (14) Craig Maddox (17) each extended their consecutive games on base streak tonight…Michael Crouse stole his 27th base of the season which leads the Atlantic League.
About the New Britain Bees
The New Britain Bees are in their inaugural season of play as a member of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball and play at New Britain Stadium. For further information or to reserve seats, email email@example.com, call 860-826-BEES (2337), or visit NBBees.com
About the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB)
The Atlantic League has been a leader in professional baseball and a gateway to Major League Baseball since 1998. Over 35 million fans have attended Atlantic League games and more than 800 players and 50 managers and coaches have joined MLB organizations directly from the ALPB. The Atlantic League emphasizes winning baseball games, showcasing the talent of top-caliber players and offering affordable family entertainment to metropolitan markets serving nearly 15% of the US population.