BEES GET 3RD EXTRA INNINGS WIN OF THE SEASON OVER BLUE CRABS
In 140 Characters or Less: Bees come from behind to secure a victory in extra innings with Rosa’s walkoff single in the 10th! 3-2 the final! #ItsBetterWithTheBees
The Game Changed When… With the score tied in the 10th, the Bees had Skelton and Carrillo on base with nobody out. With Michael Crouse at bat, both runners took off for a key double steal. After Crouse was hit by a pitch to load the bases, Jovan Rosa brought Carrillo home with an RBI single to give the Bees their 2nd walkoff win of the year.
Pitchers of Record: W: Joe Beimel (2-2) | L: Trey Masek (0-1)
Player(s) of the Game: Jovan Rosa (New Britain) – 2-5, RBI, walkoff single in 10th | Jose Lozada (Southern Maryland) – 2-4, 2B, R
Next Game: Tuesday May 30th, 7:12 P.M.
Tale of the Tape – New Britain Bees (13-23) vs. Bridgeport Bluefish (20-17)
Starting Pitchers – New Britain: Eric Fornataro (0-2, 7.46) | Bridgeport: TBD
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Bees Buzz: The walkoff win for the Bees was their 2nd walkoff of the season…New Britain is now 3-2 overall in extra inning games, 1-1 at home…The Bees are now 6-4 overall in 1 run games…Conor Bierfeldt got his first stolen base of the season in the 4th inning…Jovan Rosa has recorded a hit in 10 of his last 11 games…Craig Maddox has recorded a hit in 10 of his last 12 games…Joe Beimel pitched 2 innings of hitless relief in the game, making today’s game his longest outing of the season…With an RBI hit in the 1st, Craig Maddox has 16 total RBI on the season. He is third on the team in RBI behind Jovan Rosa (18) and Conor Bierfeldt (17)…Jovan Rosa extended his consecutive games played for the Bees streak to 177 today, and his overall consecutive games played streak to 200, including postseason.
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