In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees’ hopes of salvaging the series finale vs. the Blue Crabs were swept away by rain as the Blue Crabs won 6-3 in seven innings.
Emoji Recap: ⛈☔️😒
The Game Changed When…: …the Blue Crabs scored four times in the bottom of the second (highlighted by a Jamar Walton three-run home run) to immediately take the lead and momentum back from the Bees, who had just scored three runs in the top of the inning.
Pitchers of Record:
W: Brian Grening (8-4) | L: Nate Roe (3-1)
Player(s) of the Game: NB Nick Murphy (1-2, 2B, 2RBI) | SM Jamar Walton (1-2, HR, 3RBI, BB, R) | SM Gustavo Molina (3-4, R)
Next Game (Tuesday):
Tale of the Tape – Bridgeport Bluefish (53-60, 23-20 2nd half) at New Britain Bees (54-60, 18-26, 2nd half)
Pitching Matchups – NB: Kyle Simon (6-5, 2.95) | BPT: TBA
Tickets: CLICK HERE | Available at the New Britain Stadium Box Office | Call 860-826-BEES
Broadcast: Youtube (https://www.youtube.com/c/newbritainbees).
Promotions: Tuesday is a Fox 61 Two-fer Tuesday! Fans purchasing tickets to Tuesday's home game can receive a special buy one, get one free offer by entering the promo code “BOGO” when buying tickets online on the day of the game (max four total tickets per transaction). Prior to the game, the Bees will hold a special on-field ceremony to honor manager Stan Cliburn, who won his 1,600th career game on August 18th. Fans coming to the game are asked to be at their seats by 6:15PM for the ceremony.
Bees Buzz: Michael Crouse stole his 45th base of the season today and has now stolen a base in three straight games…Eric Fornataro tossed two scoreless innings of relief and not allowed a run in four innings since returning to the Bees on August 17th…Greg Golson extended his hitting streak to five games…
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