In 140 Characters or Less: A four-run eighth inning helped give the Patriots a 4-3 win over the Bees, snapping the Bees’ nine-game road winning streak.
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The Game Changed When…: …the Bees committed two errors in the bottom of the eighth that led to three unearned runs for the Patriots, giving Somerset their first (and only) lead of the night.
Pitchers of Record:
W: Jeremy Bleich (2-2) | L: Rob Bryson (2-3) | SV: Jon Hunton (36)
Player(s) of the Game: NB Greg Golson (2-4, HR, 2RBI, R) | NB Daryl Thompson (5IP, 2H, 0R, 3K) | SOM Aharon Eggleston (2-4, HR, RBI, R)
Tale of the Tape – New Britain Bees (67-64, 31-30, 2nd half) at Somerset Patriots (73-58, 35-26 2nd half)
Pitching Matchups – NB: Mike Lee (3-0, 3.06) | SOM: Shaun Garceau (3-2, 4.81)
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). 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: Steve Carrillo extended his hitting streak to four games with a RBI single tonight…Jon Griffin’s lone hit tonight extended his hitting streak against Somerset to ten games…Greg Golson reached 100 hits in a season for the ninth time in his 13-year professional career after picking up two hits tonight…
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)
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.
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