SOMERSET WINS 5-1 ON BASEBALL IN EDUCATION DAY
In 140 Characters or Less: Pettibone tosses 5 scoreless innings, but Bees fall to Pats 5-1 in game 3. Four game series finale tomorrow at 6:35! #ItsBetterWithTheBees
The Game Changed When… Zeroes were exchanged on the scoreboard until the top of the 7th inning when Somerset brought 4 runners in, led by a 3 run double by Olmo Rosario. That would make the score 4-0 at the time, eventually reaching the 5-1 final.
Pitchers of Record: W: Mitch Atkins (2-1) | L: Brandon Fry (0-1)
Player(s) of the Game: Olmo Rosario (Somerset) – 1-5, 2B, 3 RBI | Jonathan Pettibone (New Britain) - 5 IP, 2 H, 2 BB, 6 K
Next Game: Thursday, May 4th, 6:35 P.M.
Tale of the Tape – Somerset Patriots (9-4) at New Britain Bees (4-8)
Starting Pitchers – New Britain: Brian Dupra (2-0, 2.70) | Somerset: Aaron Laffey (1-1, 2.70)
Promotions – Every Thursday game at New Britain Stadium is Thirsty Thursday! All fans in attendance over 21 years of age can enjoy half priced domestic draft beer located at every concession stand!
Tickets: BUY HERE | Available at the New Britain Stadium Box Office | Call 860-826-BEES
Broadcast: The Bees’ Official YouTube Channel (youtube.com/NewBritainBees) and Facebook Live (facebook.com/newbritainbees), starting at 6:20 P.M.
Bees Buzz: Jonathan Pettibone now has 13 1/3 scoreless innings on the season, passing Matt Larkins of Long Island for most innings with a 0.00 ERA…James Skelton tallied his team leading 4th stolen base in the 6th inning…Pettibone struck out 6 Somerset batters, the most by any Bees pitcher this season in a single game…New Britain remains winless on games scheduled during weekdays, they are 4-0 on weekend games.
About the New Britain Bees
The New Britain Bees are in their second season of play as a member of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball and play at New Britain Stadium. Tickets for the 2017 season are available by calling 860-826-BEES (2337), online at NBBees.com, or by visiting the New Britain Stadium Box Office.
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