In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees’ rally in the latter innings of the game fell just a run short as the team dropped its final road game of the season 8-7 to the Blue Crabs.
Emoji Recap: 😡 | 🐝➡️🏡 tomorrow
The Game Changed When…: …Blue Crabs’ reliever Scott Maine entered the game with one out, two runners on, and three runs already home for the Bees in the top of the seventh and struck out back-to-back batters to kill the Bees’ best rally of the night.
Pitchers of Record:
W: Brian Burres (11-9) | L: Dylan Thompson (0-1) | SV: Cody Eppley (31)
Player(s) of the Game: NB Cole Garner (2-4, 2B, HR, 2RBI, 2R) | NB Craig Maddox (2-4, 3B, BB, 2R) | SM Bryant Nelson (3-5, 2 2B, 3RBI, 2R)
Tale of the Tape – Somerset Patriots (75-61, 37-29 2nd half) at New Britain Bees (69-67, 33-33, 2nd half)
Pitching Matchups – NB: Mike Lee (4-0, 2.84) | SOM: Donovan Hand (4-7, 5.16)
Tickets: CLICK HERE | Available at the New Britain Stadium Box Office | Call 860-826-BEES
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Bees Buzz: Craig Maddox moved into a six-way tie for fourth in the Atlantic League with his fifth triple of the season while also playing in his 700th career game…UConn alum Kevin Vance struck out two in 2.2 innings of perfect relief…The Bees ended their nine-game road trip with a 5-4 record…
About the New Britain Bees
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