Game Preview & Recap

BEES LOOK FOR WIN OVER BLUE CRABS TO EVEN SERIES

In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees look to square up their series with the Blue Crabs tonight! First pitch 6:35PM!

Series: The Blue Crabs took the opener of the three-game series last night with a 9-6 win. After tonight’s game, tomorrow’s series finale will begin at 2:05PM.

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

The Bees: During his eight-game hitting streak, third baseman Jovan Rosa is hitting .424 (14-33), with half of his 14 hits during the streak being doubles. He also has driven in five runs and scored four times over that span.

The Opposition: Michael Snyder has caused nightmares of late for Bees’ pitchers. Over his past four games against New Britain, Snyder has hit .429 (6-14) with two doubles, a home run, seven RBIs and four runs scored.

Starters
New Britain- RHP Daniel Sattler (1-1, 2.57) | Southern Maryland- Daryl Thompson (4-6, 4.73)

Key to the Game: High Flying Offense- Over its last five games, the Bees’ offense has been firing on all cylinders as it has hit .322 (58-180) with 27 RBIs and 29 runs scored (5.8 runs per game). The Bees will look to ride that offensive production to a win in the middle game of this three-game series with Southern Maryland.

Broadcast: YouTube (youtube.com/NewBritainBees). The game can also be heard on these radio stations, 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.

Song of the Day: “Tangled Up In Blue”- Bob Dylan

 

Bees Buzz: Daniel Sattler tossed a career high six innings in his last start on August 15 vs. Long Island, allowing no runs while striking out six…Michael Crouse is hitting .474 (9-19) with a home run, five RBIs and six runs scored over his last five games…Reliever Kevin Vance has allowed just one run over his last 9.1 innings pitched with eight strikeouts and just five hits allowed in that span…

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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