JASON JARVIS EARNS FIRST ALPB WIN TO EVEN SERIES
In 140 Characters or Less: Crouse homers twice, tallies 5 RBI, Jarvis gets 1st ALPB win in 9-3 victory over Blue Crabs, rubber match tomorrow #NewBritainVsEverybody
The Game Changed When… Michael Crouse came to bat in the top of the 3rd inning with Craig Maddox on second base, and the Bees holding a 3-1 lead. Crouse would hit his first home run of the game to notch his first 2 RBI, giving New Britain a 5-1 lead. The home run would officially go down as the game winning hit in the contest, eventually reaching the 9-3 final.
Pitchers of Record: W: Jason Jarvis (1-3) | L: Drew Hayes (2-2)
Player(s) of the Game: Michael Crouse (New Britain) – 2-4, 2 HR, 5 RBI | Michael Snyder (Southern Maryland) – 2-4, 2B, RBI
Next Game: Sunday, June 18th, 2:05 P.M.
Tale of the Tape – New Britain Bees (21-34) vs. Southern Maryland Blue Crabs (30-24)
Starting Pitchers – New Britain: RHP Mike Lee (1-4, 5.66) | Southern Maryland: RHP Brian Grening (4-1, 2.71)
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Monday, June 19th vs. Sugar Land: Father’s Day Celebration/Dollar Day Monday
Tuesday, June 20th vs. Sugar Land: Two-Fer Tuesday
Wednesday, June 21st vs. Sugar Land: YMCA Fun “4” Everyone Day
Thursday, June 22nd vs. Sugar Land: Thirsty Thursday
Bees Buzz: Tonight’s game was Michael Crouse’s first multi-home run game in his Atlantic League career…Crouse had 5 RBI in the game, the first 5 RBI performance by any Bees player this season. The last time a Bees player had 5 RBI in a single game was Jake McGuiggan on August 28th last season against Somerset…The last time Crouse had 5 RBI in a game was on July 31st of last season against Southern Maryland…New Britain has won 5 of their last 8 games…Tonight’s win ended a 6 game winning streak for the Blue Crabs…The Bees have scored in multiple innings in 9 of their last 10 games…Stan Cliburn is now 8 wins away from 100 total wins as Bees manager…With 1 inning of relief in today’s game, Mike Hepple is now 1 1/3 innings away from 200 innings pitched in his professional career…New Britain has scored first in 8 consecutive games…Jovan Rosa extended his consecutive games played for the Bees streak to 195, and his overall consecutive games played streak to 218, 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.
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.