HINSHAW, ROSA EACH RECORD 2 HITS AS BEES DROP GAME 1
In 140 Characters or Less: Rosa hits his 11th home run of the year, Hinshaw records 2 hits in a 5-3 loss to Long Island. Game 2 tomorrow at 6:35 #NewBritainVsEverybody
The Game Changed When… Angelo Songco came to bat in the bottom of the 6th inning with Lew Ford on first base and the score tied at 2. Songco would hit a 2 run home run to give Long Island a 4-2 lead at the time over the Bees. It would prove to be the game winning hit as the 5-3 final was reached.
Pitchers of Record: W: Rob Rogers (2-0) | L: Brandon Fry (0-3) | SV: David Aardsma (9)
Player(s) of the Game: Angelo Songco (Long Island) – 2-4, HR, 2 RBI | Jovan Rosa (New Britain) – 2-4, 2B, HR, 2 RBI
Next Game: Tuesday, July 18th, 6:35 P.M.
Tale of the Tape – New Britain Bees (5-5, 31-49) vs. Long Island Ducks (5-6, 41-40)
Starting Pitchers – New Britain: RHP Jonathan Pettibone (1-4, 4.77) | Long Island: RHP Henderson Alvarez (0-0, 0.00)
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Monday, July 24th vs. Lancaster: Dollar Day Monday
Tuesday, July 25th vs. Lancaster: Camp Day Game/Two-Fer Tuesday
Wednesday, July 26th vs. Lancaster: YMCA Giveaway/YMCA Fun “4” Everyone Day
Thursday, July 27th vs. Lancaster: Coors Light Cup Giveaway/Irish Heritage Night/Thirsty Thursday/TD Bank Night
Friday, July 28th vs. York: Fat Tire Friday/Foul Pole Friday
Saturday, July 29th vs. York: Bees Block Party/Stanley Tape Measure Giveaway/FIREWORKS!
Sunday, July 30th vs. York: Linda Cohn First Pitch/Schaller Hardware City Family Fun-Day
Bees Buzz: Jovan Rosa and Michael Crouse have taken turns hitting home runs for the Bees in the past 4 games. Rosa hit the most recent one with a solo shot tonight in the 1st inning. It was also the fourth home run hit in Long Island by the Bees this year, and the first solo shot…Tonight’s game was Brandon Fry’s 39th appearance this season, which is a career high for most appearances in a season…Jamar Walton’s on base streak has been snapped at 10 games…Jovan Rosa has tallied 6 RBI in his last 5 games…Greg Nappo’s start was his longest outing of the season as a member of the Bees (5 innings)…New Britain has never won a game this season where their opponent has scored exactly 5 runs…With 1 inning pitched tonight, Brandon Fry is now 8 1/3 innings away from 100 total innings as a member of the Bees…Jovan Rosa extended his consecutive games played for the Bees streak to 220, and his overall consecutive games played streak to 243, including postseason.
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