In 140 Characters or Less: In the series opener from Bridgeport, the Bees were unable to hold onto an early lead as they fell 10-3 to the Bluefish.
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The Game Changed When…: …Bluefish right fielder Welington Dotel hit a grand slam in the bottom of the third, turning a 3-1 Bees’ lead into a 5-3 Bluefish edge, which ignited Bridgeport’s offense for the rest of the game.
Pitchers of Record: W: Jonathan Albaladejo (9-3) | L: Brian Dupra (4-3)
Player(s) of the Game: BPT Jose Cuevas (3-3, two walks, three runs) | BPT Anthony Giansanti (3-4, HR, 2RBI, two runs) | NB James McOwen (3-4)
Tale of the Tape – New Britain Bees (41-44, 5-10, 2nd half) at Bridgeport Bluefish (39-46, 9-6)
Pitching Matchups – New Britain: Jarret Leverett (2-4, 2.89) | BPT: D.J. Mitchell (2-3, 4.05)
Tickets: CLICK HERE | Available at the New Britain Stadium Box Office | Call 860-826-BEES
Broadcast: Youtube (https://www.youtube.com/c/newbritainbees). WDRC AM 1360 (Hartford), WMMW AM 1470 (Meriden), WWCO AM 1240 (Waterbury), and WSNG AM 610 (Torrington). Bees fans can also listen live by visiting www.talkofconnecticut.com.
Bees Buzz: Jake McGuiggan extended his hitting streak to five games with a double tonight…Greg Golson extended his hitting streak to seven games tonight and is hitting .350 (7-20) in the four games since being inserted into the leadoff spot…Reliever Nate Roe made his Bees’ debut tonight and allowed two earned runs in 3.2 innings…
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, call 860-826-BEES (2337), or visit NBBees.com.
About the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB)
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