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BEES LOOK TO EVEN SERIES WITH REVOLUTION

In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees look to bounce back in game two of their series vs. the York Revolution! 6:35PM first pitch!

Series: The Revolution took the opener of the series last night with a 9-2 win, going up 10-4 in the season series over the Bees. After tonight’s game, the Bees wrap up the series tomorrow afternoon with a 12:05PM game.

Bees’ Tickets: BUY HERE | Available at the New Britain Stadium Box Office | Call 860-826-BEES

Promotions: Tonight is a Winning Inning Wednesday! The Bees will designate a specific occurrence during each inning. If the event occurs during that inning, one lucky fan will win $10,000! Simply sign up at the Bees Ticket Window on the concourse to be eligible to win.

The Bees: Over his last ten games, Craig Maddox is hitting .463 (19-41) with three RBIs and six runs scored. He also has run up his hitting streak to 12 straight games, his longest hitting streak of the season.

The Opposition: Since the trade that sent him to York on June 23, former Bee Kevin Rivers has put up very strong numbers against his former team. The Bristol native is hitting .563 (9-16) with one RBI, five doubles, and four runs scored in four games against the Bees since the trade.

Starters
New Britain- LHP Jarret Leverett (3-4, 2,54) | York- RHP Tyrelle Harris (2-4, 4.50)

Key to the Game: Work over Harris- In eight games (one start) against the Bees this season, Revolution starter Tyrelle Harris has held the Bees to a .229 batting average and has produced an ERA of 2.09 in 12.1 innings (with 19 strikeouts as well). The Bees will need to put up better numbers tonight against Harris if they hope to even this three-game set with the Revolution.

Broadcast: YouTube (youtube.com/NewBritainBees).

Song of the Day: “We’re Not Gonna Take It”- Twisted Sister

 

Bees Buzz: Jarret Leverett owns a 2.19 ERA in five games (one start) against the Revolution this season, striking out 15 in 12.1 innings…James Skelton is hitting .385 (5-13) over his last five games…Jake McGuiggan is off to a hot start in his Bees’ career at New Britain Stadium, hitting .342 (13-38) in 12 home games with the Bees…

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 tickets@nbbees.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.
 
For more information, please visit www.AtlanticLeague.com
 
 

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