Game Preview & Recap



In 140 Characters or Less: Walton gets 2 hits and scores twice in a 7-2 loss to the Blue Crabs. Rubber match of the series tomorrow at 2:05 PM #NewBritainVsEverybody

The Game Changed When… The Blue Crabs came to bat in the bottom of the 1st inning, and gave Jonathan Pettibone some early trouble. A single by Edwin Garcia and a walk to Michael Snyder set up Zach Wilson for his 8th home run of the season, a 3 run shot. That home run would result as the game winning hit with the 7-2 final score.

Pitchers of Record: W: Pat McCoy (2-1) | L: Jonathan Pettibone (0-1)

Player(s) of the Game: Zach Wilson (Southern Maryland) – 2-4, HR, 3 RBI | Jamar Walton (New Britain) – 2-4, 2 R

Next Game: Sunday, June 4th, 2:05 P.M.

Tale of the Tape – New Britain Bees (15-27) vs. Southern Maryland Blue Crabs (22-20)
Starting Pitchers – New Britain: RHP Kyle Simon (2-3, 6.20) | Southern Maryland: RHP Daryl Thompson (3-3, 3.53)

Home Tickets: BUY HERE | Available at the New Britain Stadium Box Office | Call 860-826-BEES

Broadcast: The Bees’ Official YouTube Channel ( and Facebook Live (, starting at 1:50 P.M.

Bees Buzz: Yusuke Kajimoto notched his 98th career RBI with a single in the 5th inning…Jamar Walton had 2 hits in today’s game for his 9th multi-hit game of the season…Brandon Fry has not allowed a run in 6 1/3 consecutive innings of relief, only giving up 3 total hits…Jonathan Pettibone got his first decision in a game in his seventh start of the season…Today’s game was the shortest 9 inning game of the season for the Bees by 1 minute (2:17)…Michael Crouse stole 2 bases in today’s game, which ties the season high for most steals in a game by a single Bees player…Jovan Rosa extended his consecutive games played for the Bees streak to 182, and his overall consecutive games played streak to 205, 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)

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