In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees hit four home runs but the Somerset Patriots erupted for eight runs in the eighth inning to spoil the Bees’ season finale by a score of 13-6.
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The Game Changed When…The Bees had a 4-2 lead heading into the eighth inning but the Patriots came marching back and scored eight runs which was too much for the Bees to overcome.
Pitchers of Record: W: Rich Mascheri (1-0) | L: Eric Fornataro (1-5)
Player(s) of the Game: NB: Michael Crouse (2-5, R, RBI, HR) | Jovan Rosa (2-4, 2R, RBI, BB) | SOM: Yovan Gonzalez (5-5, 3R, 2RBI)
Bees Buzz: Jovan Rosa ends the season as the Bees’ home run leader with 13…Dylan Thompson shut out Somerset for 10 innings in two starts against them this season…Nick Murphy hit his first career home run in the eighth inning…
About the New Britain Bees
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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.