In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees could not solve James Simmons, dropping the opener of the three-game series vs. the Revolution 6-1.
Emoji Recap: James Simmons to the 🐝offense:🚫. Travis Witherspoon and Kevin Rivers combine for 6️⃣of York’s 1️⃣1️⃣hits.
The Game Changed When…: …With the Bees already down by three and trying to keep the game close, the Revolution broke out for another back-breaking three run inning in the fifth inning, highlighted by a Michael Burgess two-run home run.
Pitchers of Record: W: James Simmons (7-3) | L: Kyle Simon (4-3)
Player(s) of the Game: YK James Simmons (7IP, 0R, 4H, 9K) | YK Travis Witherspoon (3-4, 3B, 2 RBI, R) | NB Jake McGuiggan (1-4, RBI, SB)
Tale of the Tape – New Britain Bees (39-39, 3-5, 2nd half) vs. York Revolution (43-24, 3-5 2nd half)
Pitching Matchups – New Britain: Brian Dupra (4-1, 3.67) | York: Frank Gailey (2-2, 3.24)
Tickets: CLICK HERE | Available at the New Britain Stadium Box Office | Call 860-826-BEES
Broadcast: WDRC AM 1360 (Hartford), WMMW AM 1470 (Meriden), WWCO AM 1240 (Waterbury), WSNG AM 610 (Torrington) and Youtube (https://www.youtube.com/c/newbritainbees).
Bees Buzz: Craig Maddox (19) and James Skelton (15) each extended their consecutive games on-base streaks tonight…With a walk tonight, Jonathan Roof has reached base in each of his last eight games played against York…Michael Crouse extended his hitting streak to six games in tonight’s game (.348 batting average during streak)…
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