KAJIMOTO GETS 3 COMBINED HITS IN TWIN BILL
In 140 Characters or Less: Jordan Hinshaw makes his ALPB debut as the Ducks sweep the Bees in Wednesday night’s twin bill. Series concludes tomorrow at 6:35 PM.
The Game Changed When…
Game 1: After taking an early 1-0 lead in the top of the 1st, Long Island put up 3 more runs in the top of the 2nd to add on to it. Giovanny Alfonzo would hit a 2 run single and then Fehlandt Lentini would pick up his third RBI of the game in the frame, making the score 4-0 in favor of the Ducks.
Game 2: Lew Ford came to bat for the Ducks in the top of the 3rd inning. With the game still scoreless, Ford would hit a 2 run single to bring home Fehlandt Lentini and Anthony Vega, breaking the scoreless impasse and giving the Ducks a 2-0 lead.
Pitchers of Record:
Game 1: W: Dennis O’Grady (2-2) | L: Mike Lee (0-4)
Game 2: W: Tim Melville (3-4) | L: Brian Dupra (3-3) | SV: Chin-Hui Tsao (4)
Player(s) of the Game:
Game 1: Fehlandt Lentini (Long Island) – 3-4, 2B, HR, 3 RBI | Yusuke Kajimoto (New Britain) – 2-3, R
Game 2: Lew Ford (Long Island) – 1-2, 2 RBI, 2 BB
Next Game: Thursday, June 8th, 6:35 P.M.
Tale of the Tape – Long Island Ducks (23-23) vs. New Britain Bees (16-29)
Starting Pitchers – New Britain: LHP Anthony Marzi (3-3, 3.16) | Long Island: LHP Rafael Perez (3-1, 3.31)
TICKETS: BUY HERE | Available at the New Britain Stadium Box Office | Call 860-826-BEES
PROMOTIONS: It’s Thirsty Thursday at New Britain Stadium! Fans in attendance over 21 years of age can enjoy half price domestic draft beers at every concession stand during the game!
Broadcast: The Bees’ Official YouTube Channel (youtube.com/NewBritainBees) and Facebook Live (facebook.com/newbritainbees), starting at 6:20 P.M.
Bees Buzz: Jordan Hinshaw made his Atlantic League debut in game 2 of today’s doubleheader…Brandon Shimo has not allowed a run in 5 innings of relief against the Ducks this season…Brandon Fry has pitched 7 1/3 consecutive scoreless innings of relief…Yusuke Kajimoto had 2 hits in game 1, giving him his 9th multi-hit game of the season in 21 games played…Game 2 of the doubleheader was the first time that Craig Maddox batted out of the 6th spot of the batting order this season…Brian Dupra walked 7 batters in his start in game 2, which is a new season high for the Bees in walks allowed by a single pitcher, and ties the franchise record for most walks in a game by a pitcher…New Britain is now 2-8 in doubleheader games on the season…Jovan Rosa extended his consecutive games played for the Bees streak to 185, and his overall consecutive games played streak to 208, including postseason.
About the New Britain Bees
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