In 140 Characters or Less: Behind eight shutout innings from Mike Lee and timely hitting by the bottom of the order, the Bees shut out the Skeeters 3-0.
Emoji Recap: Mike Lee 🌟, 8️⃣ innings & 0️⃣runs.
The Game Changed When…: …the Bees, with the game scoreless in the of the seventh, broke out for three runs thanks to Jonathan Roof’s RBI single and Jake McGuiggan’s two-run double to grab the only lead the Bees would need for the night.
Pitchers of Record:
W: Mike Lee (2-0) | L: Sean Gallagher (8-8) | SV: Shawn Gilblair (14)
Player(s) of the Game: NB Jake McGuiggan (1-4, 2B, 2RBI) | NB Jovan Rosa (3-4, R) | NB Mike Lee (8 innings, five hits, no runs, six strikeouts)
Tale of the Tape – New Britain Bees (59-62, 23-28, 2nd half) at Sugar Land Skeeters (66-55, 31-20 2nd half)
Pitching Matchups – NB: Daniel Sattler (1-3, 4.36) | SL: Brett Marshall (4-5, 4.66)
Bees Home Tickets: CLICK HERE | Available at the New Britain Stadium Box Office | Call 860-826-BEES
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Bees Buzz: Jake McGuiggan has driven in seven runs over his last two games and has four extra-base hits on the current road trip…Closer Shawn Gilblair has picked up a save in three consecutive games…With three hits, Jovan Rosa set a new personal best for hits in a single season with 142…
About the New Britain Bees
The New Britain Bees are members of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball and are in their inaugural season of play at New Britain Stadium. Tickets for the 2017 season, as well as all remaining 2016 home games, are available by calling 860-826-BEES (2337), online at NBBees.com, or by visiting the New Britain Stadium Box Office.
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