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BEES RALLY LATE BUT COMEBACK FALLS SHORT IN 5-3 LOSS TO FISH

WALTON, MADDOX EACH WITH 2 HITS IN GAME 1 LOSS
 
In 140 Characters or Less: Bees rally to score 3 runs in the 7th but Bridgeport takes game 1 of the series 5-3. Maddox, Walton each notch 2 hits #NewBritainVsEverybody
 
The Game Changed When… D’Arby Myers came to bat in the bottom of the 4th inning for the Bluefish with Gustavo Molina on second and Tony Abreu on first. Bridgeport was leading 3-0 at the time, and they would add 2 insurance runs with an RBI double by Myers, bringing both runners home. New Britain would battle back, scoring 3 runs of their own, which would make the 2 RBI double the game winning hit.
 
Pitchers of Record: W: Cory Riordan (7-3) | L: Nick Greenwood (0-2) | SV: David Carpenter (27)
 
Player(s) of the Game: D’Arby Myers (Bridgeport) – 2-4, 2B, 2 RBI | Craig Maddox (New Britain) – 2-4, 2B, RBI
 
Next Game: Saturday, July 8th, 6:12 P.M.
 
Tale of the Tape – New Britain Bees (2-2, 28-46) vs. Bridgeport Bluefish (3-2, 43-30)
Starting Pitchers – New Britain: RHP Brian Dupra (3-6, 4.91) | Bridgeport: RHP Jonathan Albaladejo (5-6, 4.73)
 
HOME TICKETS: BUY HERE | Available at the New Britain Stadium Box Office | Call 860-826-BEES
 
UPCOMING PROMOTIONS:
 
Friday, July 14th vs. Southern Maryland: Fat Tire Friday/Foul Pole Friday
Saturday, July 15th vs. Southern Maryland: FIREWORKS!
Sunday, July 16th vs. Southern Maryland: Schaller Hardware City Family Fun-Day
 
Broadcast: The Bees’ Official YouTube Channel (youtube.com/NewBritainBees) and Facebook Live (facebook.com/newbritainbees), starting at 6:00 P.M.
 
Bees Buzz: Craig Maddox has recorded a hit in 9 consecutive games…Brandon Shimo has not allowed an earned run in 7 of his last 8 outings (10 innings)…New Britain’s streak of scoring first was snapped at 4 games…Mike Hepple has recorded 6 strikeouts through his last 4 outings (5 innings)…Conor Bierfeldt’s on base streak has been snapped at 13 games. It remains the second highest on base streak by any Bees player this season…The Bees were held scoreless until the 7th inning or later for the first time since June 10th against Somerset…Stan Cliburn is 1 win away from 100 wins as manager of the Bees…Jovan Rosa extended his consecutive games played for the Bees streak to 214, and his overall consecutive games played streak to 237, 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 37 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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