In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees picked up their fourth consecutive win 8-6 over the Skeeters thanks to a big night for the Bees’ offense.
Emoji Recap: 🐝offense was 💪 | Rosa, Maddox 3️⃣ hits apiece
The Game Changed When…: …the Bees scored what turned out to be two huge insurance runs in the top of the ninth to go up 8-5. The runs would come in quote handy when Sugar Land picked up a run in the bottom of the ninth before Rob Bryson shut the door to end the game.
Pitchers of Record:
W: Daniel Sattler (2-3) | L: Brett Marshall (4-6) | SV: Rob Bryson (3)
Player(s) of the Game: NB Jake McGuiggan (2-5, 2RBI, R) | NB Jovan Rosa (3-5, 2B, RBI, 2R) | Craig Maddox (3-5, RBI)
Tale of the Tape – New Britain Bees (60-62, 24-28, 2nd half) at Sugar Land Skeeters (66-56, 31-21 2nd half)
Pitching Matchups – NB: Anthony Marzi (5-1, 2.96) | SL: Michael Nix (2-0, 0.81)
Bees Home Tickets: CLICK HERE | Available at the New Britain Stadium Box Office | Call 860-826-BEES
Broadcast: Youtube (https://www.youtube.com/c/newbritainbees).
Bees Buzz: Jake McGuiggan has now driven in at least two runs in three straight games (nine RBIs total in that stretch)…Cole Garner hit his fourth home run of the season in the fifth inning…Eric Fornataro has not allowed an earned run since returning to the Bees earlier this month (10.1 innings)…
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.
About the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB)
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