Game Preview & Recap

BEES VISIT SKEETERS FOR FINAL TIME THIS SEASON

In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees make their final trip of the season to Texas to take on the Skeeters! First pitch 8:05PM!

Series: The Bees hold a 9-7 edge in the season series with the Skeeters heading into this four-game series. New Britain took two of three games the last time the two teams squared off August 12-14.

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The Bees: The Bees are coming off a successful first leg of their seven-game road trip as they took two out of three games against the Somerset Patriots. At 22-28 in the second half, the Bees are just four games out of first place in the Liberty Division standings with 20 games left in the season.

The Opposition: The Skeeters return to Constellation Field after a six-game road trip that saw them go 3-3 against the York Revolution and Southern Maryland Blue Crabs. Sugar Land has the best second half record in the league at 31-19 and are 66-54 overall.

Starters
New Britain- RHP Mike Lee (1-0, 4.41) | Sugar Land- RHP Sean Gallagher (8-7, 3.59)

Key to the Game: Bee.R.A Leader— Bees’ pitchers enter this series with a 2.88 ERA in 16 games against the Skeeters this season while holding batters to a .242 average. New Britain will look to continue that successful trend into the series opener with Mike Lee on the mound.

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Song of the Day: “All My Exes Live in Texas”- George Strait

 

Bees Buzz: Michael Crouse has a season high ten-game hitting streak heading into tonight’s series opener…Jovan Rosa is the Bees’ leading hitter against the Skeeters this season, batting .355 (22-62) with seven doubles, three home runs, and eight RBIs in 16 games…Jon Griffin .333 (7-21) with six RBIs over his last five games…

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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