WALTON HOMERS AS BEES SALVAGE A WIN IN SERIES VS. PATS
In 140 Characters or Less: Greenwood tosses 6 strong innings, Walton homers as Bees end road trip with 4-2 come from behind victory over Pats #NewBritainVsEverybody
The Game Changed When… Jamar Walton led off the top of the 7th inning with a solo home run to extend New Britain’s lead to 3-1. It would start a 2 run frame for the Bees, making their lead 4-1. The breathing room would prove to be necessary as Somerset would battle back, scoring a run of their own on the way to the 4-2 final score.
Pitchers of Record: W: Nick Greenwood (1-2) | L: Connor Root (0-1) | SV: Shawn Gilblair (7)
Player(s) of the Game: Jamar Walton (New Britain) – 1-4, HR, RBI | Christian Marrero (Somerset) – 2-4, HR, RBI | James Skelton (New Britain) – 2-2, RBI
Next Game: Monday, July 24th, 6:35 P.M.
Tale of the Tape – Lancaster Barnstormers (9-7, 47-38) vs. New Britain Bees (7-8, 33-52)
Starting Pitchers – New Britain: RHP Jonathan Pettibone (1-4, 4.41) | Lancaster: LHP Tommy Shirley (0-2, 11.25)
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PROMOTIONS: The Bees are back home in time for Dollar Day Monday at New Britain Stadium! All game long, fans can enjoy $1 hot dogs, chips, popcorn, and more at every concession stand!
Broadcast: The Bees’ Official YouTube Channel (youtube.com/NewBritainBees) and Facebook Live (facebook.com/newbritainbees), starting at 6:20 P.M.
Bees Buzz: Nick Greenwood earned the win in tonight’s game, his first win in a Bees uniform since May 3rd, 2016…Shawn Gilblair now leads the Bees in saves on the season with 7…Nick Greenwood pitched for 6 innings in today’s start, making tonight his longest start of the season…Tonight’s win was New Britain’s 14th come from behind win this season…Of New Britain’s 4 runs that they scored in tonight’s game, only 1 of them was scored off of a base hit (Jamar Walton’s home run)…James Skelton has recorded 6 hits in his last 2 games…Tonight’s game was Nick Greenwood’s 96th start of his professional career…Michael Crouse stole his team leading 23rd base in the 7th inning of the game…Brandon League has not allowed an earned run in 9 consecutive outings (8 1/3 innings)…Jordan Hinshaw has reached base safely in 13 consecutive games…Jamar Walton hit 3 total home runs in this series against Somerset…Michael Baca has recorded 7 hits in this road trip, and has a 4 game hitting streak…James Skelton drew his league leading 62nd walk in the 3rd inning of the game…Jovan Rosa extended his consecutive games played for the Bees streak to 225, and his overall consecutive games played streak to 248, 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.
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