Game Preview & Recap



In 140 Characters or Less: Griffin notches 3 hits in 3-1 loss to Blue Crabs, Bees’ winning streak snapped at 4. Series continues with DH tomorrow #ItsBetterWithTheBees

The Game Changed When… The Southern Maryland offense scored early on against Mike Lee, notching 3 runs against him in the top of the 1st. The offensive surge was led by RBI singles from Devon Rodriguez and Zach Cone. It gave the Blue Crabs an early 3-0 lead, which would hold to secure their victory.

Pitchers of Record: W: Drew Hayes (1-1) | L: Mike Lee (0-3) | SV: Cody Eppley (11)

Player(s) of the Game: Zach Cone (Southern Maryland) – 2-4, 2 RBI | Jon Griffin (New Britain) – 3-4, 2B

Next Game: Saturday, May 27th, 12:05 P.M. / 6:35 P.M.

Tale of the Tape – Southern Maryland Blue Crabs (17-17) vs. New Britain Bees (13-21)
Starting Pitchers
Game 1: New Britain: Brian Dupra (3-1, 3.34) | Southern Maryland: Brian Grening (1-1, 3.63)
Game 2: New Britain: Anthony Marzi (3-2, 3.81) | Southern Maryland: Gaby Hernandez (2-0, 3.29)

Game 1: BUY HERE | Available at the New Britain Stadium Box Office | Call 860-826-BEES
Game 2: BUY HERE | Available at the New Britain Stadium Box Office | Call 860-826-BEES

PROMOTIONS: The Bees take on the Blue Crabs in a split admission doubleheader tomorrow, starting with a 7 inning game for game 1 at 12:05 P.M., followed by the night cap at 6:35 P.M. After game 2, FIREWORKS!

Broadcast: The Bees’ Official YouTube Channel ( and Facebook Live (, starting at 11:50 A.M.

Bees Buzz: Jovan Rosa has recorded a hit in 8 consecutive games…Craig Maddox’s hitting streak was snapped at 8 games, which ties the season’s longest hitting streak by any Bees player…Yusuke Kajimoto extended his on base streak to 9 consecutive games…Both Yusuke Kajimoto and Jon Griffin notched multiple hits in the game. Kajimoto now has multiple hits in 4 of his last 5 games, and Jon Griffin got 3 hits in a game for the third time this season…Jason Jarvis has not allowed a run in his past 5 innings of relief…Jovan Rosa extended his consecutive games played for the Bees streak to 174 today, and his overall consecutive games played streak to 197, including postseason.

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, 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.
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