DUPRA PITCHES 5 2/3 SCORELESS INNINGS IN 3-2 LOSS
In 140 Characters or Less: Patriots complete a 4 game sweep of the Bees with a 3-2 loss. New Britain heads to Sugar Land for a 6 game set beginning tomorrow night.
The Game Changed When… New Britain was carrying a 2-0 lead into the top of the 9th inning, and Somerset scored 3 runs to take their first lead of the game, led by Darren Ford’s 2 run double.
Pitchers of Record: W: Alex Gouin (2-0) | L: Joe Beimel (0-2) | SV: Ryan Kelly (2)
Player(s) of the Game: Darren Ford (Somerset) – 1-4, 2B, 2 RBI | Brian Dupra (New Britain) – 5 2/3 IP, 0 R, 3 BB, 2 K
Next Game: Friday, May 5th, 8:05 P.M.
Tale of the Tape – New Britain Bees (4-9) vs. Sugar Land Skeeters (6-7)
Starting Pitchers – New Britain: Anthony Marzi (1-1, 4.50) | Sugar Land: Kyle Drabek (0 2, 10.13)
Home 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 7:50 P.M.
Bees Buzz: Jovan Rosa extended his consecutive games played for the Bees streak to 153…The Bees have been swept in a series for the second time at home this season…With the loss, New Britain is now 2-2 in one run games…Michael Crouse earned his third stolen base of the season in the game, which led to the first Bees run…New Britain remains winless on games scheduled on 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.
About the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB)
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