In140CharactersorLess: New Britain tries to salvage the final game of its series with the York Revolution this afternoon! First pitch 12:05PM!
Series: The Revolution won a wild game two of the series against the Bees 7-6, and have now won five straight games overall against New Britain in the season series.
Bees’ Tickets:BUY HERE | Available at the New Britain Stadium Box Office | Call 860-826-BEES
Promotions: Today's game has a special 12:05PM start time with our second Camp Day of the season!
The Bees: Michael Crouse enters this afternoon’s game hitting .363 in 32 games at New Britain Stadium this season, and he also has been one of the Bees’ best hitters with runners in scoring position (.342 with two home runs and 29 RBIs).
The Opposition: Outfielder Jared Mitchell, a former 23rd overall pick of the Chicago White Sox in 2009, has been providing plenty of pop to the Revolution lineup of late, hitting four home runs and driving in eight while hitting .344 over his last ten games.
New Britain- RHP Daniel Sattler (0-0, 0.00) | York- RHP Tony Pena (5-6, 5.01)
Key to the Game: Feels Like The First Time- Daniel Sattler, a right-hander who the Bees signed on August 2, will make the very first start of his ten-year professional career this afternoon. The Bees will see how the former 44th round pick of the Texas Rangers in 2006 handles a starting role as they look to fill out their rotation after Shawn Haviland was purchased by the Cleveland Indians.
Song of the Day: “Higher and Higher”- Wet Hot American Summer
Bees Buzz: Craig Maddox enters this afternoon’s game with a 13-game hitting streak…Jake McGuiggan is hitting .375 (6-16) with three RBIs over his last five games…Bees starter Daniel Sattler is a former member of the New Britain Rock Cats (2012-13)…
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 email@example.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.