In 140 Characters or Less: Behind seven strong innings from Shawn Haviland, the Bees took the opening game of the series 4-1 over the Ducks.
Emoji Recap: 4️⃣🐝,1️⃣ 🐤. Shawn Haviland👌
The Game Changed When…: …Shawn Haviland escaped a bases loaded, one out jam in the bottom of the seventh with the Bees ahead 4-0 with a pop out and ground out to leave Ducks on the pond.
Pitchers of Record: W: Shawn Haviland (3-3) | L: Bobby Blevins (1-5)
Player(s) of the Game: NB Shawn Haviland (7IP, 6H, 0R, 5K) | NB James McOwen (2-4, RBI, R) | NB Greg Golson (2-4, 2B, R)
Tale of the Tape – New Britain Bees (43-45, 7-11, 2nd half) at Long Island Ducks (50-36, 10-6 2nd half)
Pitching Matchups –
Game 1- New Britain: Kyle Simon (5-3, 2.73) | LI: John Brownell (7-3, 2.91)
Game 2- New Britain: Anthony Marzi (1-0, 3.03) | LI: Darin Downs (8-5, 3.60)
Bees Home Tickets: CLICK HERE | Available at the New Britain Stadium Box Office | Call 860-826-BEES
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Bees Buzz: Shawn Haviland has now allowed two earned runs or less in each of his last four starts…James McOwen is how hitting .600 (6-10) over his first three games with the Bees after his 2-4, one RBI game today…James Skelton extended his consecutive games on-base streak to 22 today, which is tied with Craig Maddox for the second longest streak in the Atlantic League this season…
About the New Britain Bees
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