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MADDOX’S HOMER IN THE 12TH LEADS BEES TO 4TH STRAIGHT WIN

BEES WIN 6TH CONSECUTIVE EXTRA INNING GAME 5-4 OVER PATS
 
In 140 Characters or Less: Bees outlast Pats thanks to Maddox’s solo shot in the top of the 12th for their 6th consecutive extra innings win 5-4 #NewBritainVsEverybody
 
The Game Changed When… Craig Maddox came to bat with the bases empty in the top of the 12th inning. He would send the first pitch he saw over the wall to give New Britain the 5-4 lead. It would prove to be the game winning home run after Brandon Shimo would get the final 3 outs in the bottom half of the 12th.
 
Pitchers of Record: W: Brandon Shimo (4-1) | L: Kyler Newby (1-3)
 
Player(s) of the Game: Jamar Walton (New Britain) – 2-5, 2 2B, 2 RBI | Craig Maddox (New Britain) – 1-6, HR, RBI | Tyler Bortnick (Somerset) – 2-6, 2B, 2 RBI
 
Next Game: Saturday, June 24th, 7:05 P.M.
 
Tale of the Tape – New Britain Bees (25-36) vs. Somerset Patriots (37-24)
Starting Pitchers – New Britain: LHP Nick Greenwood (0-0, 0.00) | Somerset: RHP Lucas Irvine (3-1, 4.56)
 
HOME TICKETS: BUY HERE | Available at the New Britain Stadium Box Office | Call 860-826-BEES
 
UPCOMING PROMOTIONS:
 
Friday, June 30th vs. Bridgeport: Fat Tire Friday/Foul Pole Friday
Saturday, July 1st vs. Bridgeport: Fireworks!
Sunday, July 2nd vs. Bridgeport: Martin Rosol’s Giveaway/Schaller Hardware City Family Fun-Day
Monday, July 3rd vs. Somerset: Dollar Day Monday
Tuesday, July 4th vs. Somerset: Independence Day/Two-Fer Tuesday
Wednesday, July 5th vs. Somerset: YMCA Fun “4” Everyone Day
 
Broadcast: The Bees’ Official YouTube Channel (youtube.com/NewBritainBees) and Facebook Live (facebook.com/newbritainbees), starting at 6:50 P.M.
 
Bees Buzz: The Bees have won 6 consecutive extra inning games, 5 of those 6 were on the road…Before tonight, Somerset starter Rick Teasley had not given up a run in the 1st inning in any of his starts all season. The Bees scored 2 in the first inning against him tonight…All 9 Bees starters had at least 1 hit in the game…Jamar Walton hit 2 doubles in the game, his first multi-double game since August 30th of last season, also against Somerset…Jon Griffin recorded 3 hits in the game, making tonight his third 3 hit game this month…Craig Maddox has hit a home run in back to back games for the first time since May 27th-28th of last season, both coming against Long Island…Jovan Rosa has recorded multiple hits in back to back games…Mike Hepple reached 200 career innings pitched after coming in to the game in the bottom of the 6th with 2 outs, and recording the final out…Today’s game was the longest game for the Bees this season by 13 minutes (4:07)…Stan Cliburn is 4 wins away from 100 total wins as Bees manager…Jovan Rosa extended his consecutive games played for the Bees streak to 201, and his overall consecutive games played streak to 224, 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.
 
For more information, please visit www.AtlanticLeague.com
 
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