In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees set a new franchise high for runs in a game as they completed the sweep of the series vs. the Barnstormers with a 14-3 victory.
Emoji Recap: Franchise high 1️⃣4️⃣ runs | Move 🆙 to 1st in wild card 🙌👌
The Game Changed When…: …the Bees pulled away from the Barnstormers with seven runs combined in the seventh and eighth innings to turn a 6-1 lead into a 13-1 lead.
Pitchers of Record:
W: Kevin Vance (5-2) | L: Joe Gardner (2-1)
Player(s) of the Game: NB Craig Maddox (4-5, 3B, 2RBI, 3R) | NB Cole Garner (2-3, 2B, 2RBI, R) | NB Anthony Hewitt (2-2, 2B, 2RBI, R)
Tale of the Tape – New Britain Bees (67-63, 31-29, 2nd half) at Somerset Patriots (72-58, 34-26 2nd half)
Pitching Matchups – NB: Daryl Thompson (0-0, 0.00) | SOM: Donovan Hand (4-7, 5.20)
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). The game can also be heard on WDRC AM 1360 (Hartford), as well as WMMW AM 1470 (Meriden), WWCO AM 1240 (Waterbury), and WSNG AM 610 (Torrington). Bees fans can also listen live by visiting www.talkofconnecticut.com.
Bees Buzz: With tonight’s victory, the Bees have now won nine straight road games…With the win tonight, the Bees are now tied for first place in the wild card race with the Sugar Land Skeeters…With 14 runs scored tonight, the Bees set a new franchise record for runs scored (previous high was 11)…
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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