In140CharactersorLess: The Bees welcome in the York Revolution to begin a three-game series at New Britain Stadium! First pitch 6:35PM!
Series: York enters the series holding a 9-4 edge in the season series with the Bees, with the Revolution sweeping the Bees in their last series from July 15-17 at PeoplesBank Park.
Bees’ Tickets: BUY HERE | Available at the New Britain Stadium Box Office | Call 860-826-BEES
Promotions: It is a Fox 61 Two-fer Tuesday! Fans purchasing tickets to tonight’s game can receive a special buy one, get one free offer by entering the promo code “BOGO” when buying tickets online (max four total tickets per transaction). In addition, the first 500 fans through the doors will stay and look cool with a Cliburn Face Fan!
The Bees: New Britain will look to turn its 9-15 second half record around as the calendar flips to August. The Bees split their most recent series with the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs and are now 45-49 overall.
The Opposition: The Revolution are off to a 12-11 start to the second half of their season after clinching a playoff spot by posting the Freedom Division’s best record in the first half. The Revolution’s offense is one of the best in the league, posting the second most hits (881) and third highest batting average (.274).
New Britain- RHP Kyle Simon (5-4, 3.27) | York- James Simmons (7-4, 4.05)
Key to the Game: Flip the calendar- The Bees’ 12-16 record in the month of July was their first record below .500 in a full month this season. The start of a new month will give the Bees the chance to regroup and start fresh as they look to make a push towards a playoff spot. To reset their sights, the Bees will turn to staff ace Kyle Simon to get August started on the right foot.
Bees Buzz: Craig Maddox is working on an 11-game hitting streak…The Bees own a 3.30 ERA against the Revolution this season, the second best ERA vs. any team in the league this season (2.93 vs. Sugar Land)…James Skelton is hitting .417 (5-12) with a home run and three RBIs over his last five games played…
About the New Britain Bees
The New Britain Bees are a member of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball and play all their home games at the newly renovated New Britain Stadium. For further information or to become a season ticket holder, email firstname.lastname@example.org, 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.