In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees evened the series against the Patriots to remain one game out of the wildcard and moved back into a tie with Bridgeport for second in the division.
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The Game Changed When…A sac fly by Jon Griffin in the seventh gave the Bees some insurance, putting them up 4-1 and closed the door on any chance of a Patriots comeback.
Pitchers of Record: W: Mike Lee (4-0) | L: Shaun Garceau (3-3) | SV: Rob Bryson (1)
Player(s) of the Game: Greg Golson (3-5, R, RBI) | Mike Lee (5.2IP, 4H, R, 3K) | James Skelton (3-3, R, 2BB)
Tale of the Tape – New Britain Bees (68-64, 32-30 2nd half) at Somerset Patriots (73-59, 35-27 2nd half)
Starting Pitchers – New Britain: Nate Roe (5-1, 5.04) | Somerset Patriots: Alexis Candelario (2-1, 5.68)
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Bees Buzz: Mike Lee has now thrown five straight quality starts… James Skelton tied his career high with 86 walks which was set in 2009 with the Long Island Ducks…Michael Crouse is now two stolen bases away from stealing his 200th career base…
About the New Britain Bees
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