In 140 Characters or Less: For the second straight game, the Bees’ bats were held quiet as the Blue Crabs shut out the Bees 6-0 in the series opener.
Emoji Recap: 3️⃣hits for Greg Golson | Result = not 🆒👎
The Game Changed When…: …A Bees’ error with two outs in the bottom of the fourth inning led to four unearned runs coming home for the Blue Crabs, turning a manageable 2-0 deficit to a 6-0 hole that the Bees could not climb out of.
Pitchers of Record:
W: Brian Grening (10-5) | L: Kyle Simon (7-6)
Player(s) of the Game: SM Brian Grening (8IP, 5H, 0R, 10K) | SM Gustavo Molina (3-4, 2B, HR, 2RBI, 2R) | NB Greg Golson (3-4)
Tale of the Tape – New Britain Bees (68-66, 32-32, 2nd half) at Southern Maryland Blue Crabs (56-78, 30-34 2nd half)
Pitching Matchups – NB: Brian Dupra (4-3, 4.45) | SM: TBA
Bees Home Tickets: CLICK HERE | Available at the New Britain Stadium Box Office | Call 860-826-BEES
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Bees Buzz: With six innings of work tonight, Kyle Simon set a new career high for innings pitched in a season with 113.1 innings…Greg Golson extended his hitting streak to five games with his three-hit performance tonight…UConn alum Kevin Vance tossed two perfect innings in relief of Simon, striking out a pair…
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 36 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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