Game Preview & Recap

WALTON GETS 900TH CAREER HIT AS BEES FALL TO SKEETERS

SUGAR LAND VICTORIOUS IN GAME 4 OF SERIES 4-1

In 140 Characters or Less: Jamar Walton gets his 900th career hit against Skeeters, but Bees fall to Sugar Land 4-1. Game 5 tomorrow at 12:05 #BeesInTheHeartOfTexas

The Game Changed When… With the game tied up at 1, Kyle Simon came out of the bullpen to relieve Mike Lee with 2 outs in the 4th inning, inheriting a bases loaded situation. The first batter he faced, Anthony Giansanti, would hit a single to score Lance Zawadski from third which would end up being the game winning run, giving Sugar Land a 2-1 lead at the time.

Pitchers of Record: W: Brett Marshall (3-0) | L: Mike Lee (0-1) | SV: Mark Haynes (2)

Player(s) of the Game: Derek Miller (Sugar Land) – 1-3, BB, 2 RBI | Jovan Rosa (New Britain) – 2-4, 2B

Next Game: Tuesday, May 9th, 12:05 P.M.

Tale of the Tape – New Britain Bees (4-13) vs. Sugar Land Skeeters (11-7)
Starting Pitchers – New Britain: Brian Dupra (2-0, 1.72) | Sugar Land: Bobby Blevins (1-0, 1.42)

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 11:50 A.M.

Bees Buzz: Jamar Walton notched his 900th professional career hit with a single in the 2nd inning of the game…Jovan Rosa extended his consecutive games played for the Bees streak to 157…Jake McGuiggan has reached base safely in 7 straight games…James Skelton drew his 13th walk of the season in the game, he’s now tied for the league lead in walks…4 of Jake McGuiggan’s 5 RBI on the season have come during this series against the Skeeters.

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)

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.
 
For more information, please visit www.AtlanticLeague.com

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