In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees are still alive in the playoff race after scoring four unanswered runs to top the Somerset Patriots 4-1.
Emoji Recap: Bees Bullpen ➡️ 😁👍🔥
The Game Changed When…After a Jake McGuiggan double tied the game at one apiece in the second inning, Greg Golson singled which sent McGuiggan home to give the Bees their lead.
Pitchers of Record: W: Mike Lee (5-0) | L: Donovan Hand (4-8) | SV: Shawn Gilblair (21)
Player(s) of the Game: Steve Carrillo (2-3, R, 2RBI, 2B) | Mike Lee (6IP, 3H, R, 7K) | Jake McGuiggan (1-3, R, RBI, 2B)
Tale of the Tape – New Britain Bees (70-67, 34-33 2nd half) vs. Somerset Patriots (75-62, 37-30 2nd half)
Starting Pitchers – New Britain: TBA | Somerset Patriots: Will Oliver (6-2, 3.50)
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Promotions: Tomorrow is Foul Pole Friday! If a designated Bees player hits a home run off of one of the foul poles during a Friday home game, one lucky fan will win $50,000! The Bees will also be hosting a Sensory Friendly Night. As part of Autism Awareness Night, the Bees will present this game in a sensory friendly environment! Lastly, tomorrow will also be a Colors of Cancer Night where the Bees will be raising awareness for cancer research and care during the game.
Bees Buzz: Mike Lee has now thrown six straight quality starts… Shawn Gilblair now has 12 straight scoreless appearances…The Bees did not allow a hit over the final 5.1 innings and retired the last 16 batters in a row…
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.