McGUIGGAN GOES YARD TWICE IN 7-5 LOSS
In 140 Characters or Less: Jake McGuiggan tallies his 1st and 2nd home runs, but Skeeters take a 7-5 victory to welcome the Bees to Sugar Land #BeesInTheHeartOfTexas
The Game Changed When… New Britain was hanging on to a 5-3 lead in the bottom of the 8th inning when Sugar Land scored 4 runs, led by Josh Prince’s 2 run home run, his second home run of the game. That inning gave the Skeeters a 7-5 lead, which would eventually become the final score.
Pitchers of Record: W: Felipe Paulino (1-0) | L: Nate Roe (0-1)
Player(s) of the Game: Josh Prince (Sugar Land) – 3-5, 2 HR, 3 RBI | Jake McGuiggan (New Britain) – 2-4, 2 HR, 3 RBI
Next Game: Saturday, May 6th, 7:05 P.M.
Tale of the Tape – New Britain Bees (4-10) vs. Sugar Land Skeeters (8-7)
Starting Pitchers – New Britain: Eric Fornataro (0-1, 9.00) | Sugar Land: Jake Hale (2-0, 2.12)
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Broadcast: The Bees’ Official YouTube Channel (youtube.com/NewBritainBees) and Facebook Live (facebook.com/newbritainbees), starting at 6:50 P.M.
Bees Buzz: Jake McGuiggan hit his first and second home runs of the season, a solo shot in the 3rd inning and a 2 run blast in the 4th inning. New Britain has now had multi-home run performances in a game by a single player two different times this season…Jovan Rosa extended his consecutive games played for the Bees streak to 154…There were 5 total home runs in the game, the most combined home runs by the Bees and their opponent in a game so far this season…Josh Prince hit 2 home runs against Bees pitching, the first time New Britain allowed a single player to have a multi-home run game since July 29th of last season against Southern Maryland.
About the New Britain Bees
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