BEES EVEN SERIES AT 1 BEHIND SIMON’S COMPLETE GAME
In 140 Characters or Less: Simon goes the distance, fans 8, Rosa hits a 2 run shot in 4-1 victory over Southern Maryland to even the series #ItsBetterWithTheBees
The Game Changed When… Jovan Rosa came to bat with the score tied at 1 in the bottom of the 6th inning. James Skelton was on first, and with one swing of the bat, Rosa brought 2 runs home with a 2 run home run to give New Britain a 3-1 lead. The lead would hold as the final score of 4-1 would be reached.
Pitchers of Record: W: Kyle Simon (6-6) | L: Drew Hayes (4-4)
Player(s) of the Game: Kyle Simon (New Britain) – 9 IP, CG, 1 R, 8 K | Jovan Rosa (New Britain) – 1-4, HR, 2 RBI | Zach Wilson (Southern Maryland) – 1-4, HR, RBI
Next Game: Sunday, July 16th, 1:35 P.M.
Tale of the Tape – Southern Maryland Blue Crabs (5-3, 43-34) vs. New Britain Bees (4 4, 30-48)
Starting Pitchers – New Britain: RHP Mike Lee (2-5, 4.13) | Southern Maryland: RHP Brian Grening (7-3, 2.77)
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PROMOTIONS: Every Sunday game at New Britain Stadium is Schaller Hardware City Family Fun-Day! Fans can get autographs from their favorite Bees players on the field before the game, and kids can run the bases on the field after the game!
Broadcast: The Bees’ Official YouTube Channel (youtube.com/NewBritainBees) and Facebook Live (facebook.com/newbritainbees), starting at 1:20 P.M.
Bees Buzz: Tonight’s game was Kyle Simon’s second 9 inning performance of the season, and his first official complete game of 2017…In his outing, Kyle Simon struck out 8 batters. That’s a new season high for strikeouts in a single game by a Bees pitcher…Jovan Rosa has hit New Britain’s two most recent 2 run home runs. One in tonight’s game, and the other on June 22nd against Sugar Land…The win is New Britain’s 12th come from behind win of the season…With 2 hits in tonight’s game, James Skelton is now 1 hit away from 800 hits in his professional career…Jamar Walton has recorded multiple hits in 5 consecutive games…Kyle Simon has pitched in 7 or more innings in 5 consecutive starts…Jovan Rosa extended his consecutive games played for the Bees streak to 218, and his overall consecutive games played streak to 241, 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.