HINSHAW, CROUSE COLLECT 2 HITS EACH IN 5-3 LOSS
In 140 Characters or Less: Bees take early lead over the Pats, but Somerset scores 5 unanswered runs to secure series victory over New Britain, 5-3 the final.
The Game Changed When… The score was tied up at 3 in the top of the 8th inning and Scott Kelly came to bat with the bases loaded. He would hit a 2 RBI single to give Somerset their first lead of the game, which they would hold to reach the 5-3 final.
Pitchers of Record: W: Ronnie Shaban (1-1) | L: Shawn Gilblair (0-2) | SV: Jon Hunton (2)
Player(s) of the Game: Tyler Bortnick (Somerset) – 3-4, 2B, RBI | Michael Crouse (New Britain) – 2-4, 2B, RBI
Next Game: Monday, June 13th, 5:00 P.M.
Tale of the Tape –New Britain Bees (17-32) vs. York Revolution (20-29)
Starting Pitchers – New Britain: RHP Mike Lee (0-4, 5.58) | York: TBD
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Bees Buzz: Jovan Rosa hit an RBI double in the bottom of the 3rd, which was his team leading 14th double. He is now tied for second in the Atlantic League in doubles…Jordan Hinshaw got his first Atlantic League stolen base in the bottom of the 6th inning, and Craig Maddox stole his first base of the season in the bottom of the 7th inning…Today’s game was the longest 9 inning game for the Bees this season by 1 minute (3:30)…The Bees welcomed over 10,000 fans to New Britain Stadium through the series against Somerset…James Skelton drew 4 walks in the game, which is a new season high for most walks in a game by a Bees player…Before a run would be charged to him in the 7th inning, Brandon Fry had not allowed a run in 9 2/3 consecutive innings after pitching 1 1/3 innings of relief…Jovan Rosa extended his consecutive games played for the Bees streak to 189, and his overall consecutive games played streak to 212, 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 NBBees.com, or by visiting the New Britain Stadium Box Office.
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