SUGAR LAND TAKES GAME 3 OF SERIES 6-1
In 140 Characters or Less: Ivan Villaescusa gets his first ALPB career hit and RBI, but Skeeters take the win 6-1. Game 4 tomorrow at 8:05 #BeesInTheHeartOfTexas
The Game Changed When… Sugar Land had a 2-0 lead in the bottom of the 4th, and Josh Prince came to bat with the bases loaded for the Skeeters. He would hit a bases clearing double to bring in 3 more runs, extending the lead to 5-0 at the time. It would eventually lead to the 6-1 final score.
Pitchers of Record: W: Michael Nix (1-3) | L: Jason Jarvis (0-2)
Player(s) of the Game: Michael Nix (Sugar Land) – 7 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 2 BB, 6 K | Ivan Villaescusa (New Britain) – 1-2, BB, RBI, first Atlantic League career hit and RBI
Next Game: Monday, May 8th, 8:05 P.M.
Tale of the Tape – New Britain Bees (4-12) vs. Sugar Land Skeeters (10-7)
Starting Pitchers – New Britain: Mike Lee (0-0, 27.00) | Sugar Land: Brett Marshall (2-0, 6.32)
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 156…Ivan Villaescusa earned his first Atlantic League hit and RBI in the game, a single in the 8th to drive in the lone New Britain run…Michael Crouse’s on base and hitting streaks have been snapped at 9 and 8 games, respectively…Jake McGuiggan has reached base safely in 6 straight games…Today’s game was the first game of the series where neither the Bees or the Skeeters hit a home run.
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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