In 140 Characters or Less: Led by Nate Roe’s seven innings of one-run ball, the Bees came away with a 2-1 win in final game vs. the York Revolution in 2016.
Emoji Recap: Nate Roe 🔥🔥🔥. 🐝 return 🏠 feeling 👌
The Game Changed When…: …Bees’ closer Shawn Gilblair entered the game with two runners on and two out in the eighth inning with a one-run lead and stuck out Jared Mitchell to protect the slim lead.
Pitchers of Record:
W: Nate Roe (2-0) | L: Frank Gailey (4-3) | SV: Shawn Gilblair (7)
Player(s) of the Games: NB Nate Roe (7IP, 3H, R, 4K) | NB Craig Maddox (1-4, 3B, R) | YK Frank Gailey (7IP, 2H, 2R, 6K)
Tale of the Tape – Sugar Land Skeeters (55-48, 20-13 2nd half) at New Britain Bees (48-56, 12-22, 2nd half)
Pitching Matchups – NB: Kyle Simon (6-5, 3.18) | SL: Aaron Thompson (7-3, 3.70)
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.
Promotions: Following the final out of tomorrow’s game, there will be a Pyrotechnics Extravaganza! It is also Comcast Night at New Britain Stadium where fans will be able to meet Scooby Doo and Shaggy!
Bees Buzz: Craig Maddox extended his road hitting streak to 20 games with a triple tonight…Shawn Gilblair struck out two in 1.1 perfect innings to collect his seventh save of the season…With three at-bats tonight, Jonathan Roof reached 2,000 at-bats for his career…
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)
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