GILBLAIR PICKS UP 8TH SAVE IN VICTORY OVER REVOLUTION
In 140 Characters or Less: Maddox, Griffin homer lead the Bees to break the skid with a 6-5 win over York. Series concludes tomorrow afternoon #ItsBetterWithTheBees
The Game Changed When… Jon Griffin led off the bottom of the 6th inning with a solo home run. At the time, it extended the New Britain lead to 6-2. York would rally with 1 run in the 7th and then 2 in the 9th, but come up short, proving Griffin’s home run to be the game winning hit in the contest.
Pitchers of Record: W: Nate Roe (4-3) | L: Logan Williamson (4-7) | SV: Shawn Gilblair (8)
Player(s) of the Game: Craig Maddox (New Britain) – 1-4, HR, 3 RBI | Michael Crouse (New Britain) – 2-3, 2 2B, 2 RBI | Michael Burgess (York) – 3-5, 3 RBI
Next Game: Sunday, July 30th, 1:35 P.M.
Tale of the Tape – York Revolution (12-10, 40-52) vs. New Britain Bees (8-13, 34-57)
Starting Pitchers – New Britain: RHP Brian Dupra (3-7, 6.11) | York: RHP Jay Gause (5-1, 2.01)
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PROMOTIONS: Gates open at 12:00 P.M. tomorrow! SportsCenter anchor Linda Cohn will be making an appearance at New Britain Stadium to throw out the first pitch! The pitch will be broadcasted LIVE on ESPN beginning at 12:55 P.M.! Every Sunday home game is Schaller Hardware City Family Fun-Day. Fans can get autographs from their favorite Bees players before the game, and kids can run the bases after the game!
Bees Buzz: Tonight’s win snaps a 5 game losing streak for the Bees…New Britain is now 9-3 on the season against the York Revolution…With a single in the bottom of the 2nd inning, Jordan Hinshaw extended his on base streak to 19 consecutive games, which leads the Bees on the season in that category…Craig Maddox hit a 3 run home run in the bottom of the 3rd inning, his sixth home run of the year, and his second 3 run shot, the first one being on April 28th. It was his first home run since June 23rd…With 1 1/3 of an inning pitched in tonight’s game, Nate Roe is now 2 2/3 innings away from 300 innings pitched in his professional career…Tonight’s game was the first time that New Britain did not trail in since July 18th at Long Island…The Bees have now hit 4 home runs through their last 4 games, two of them being 3 run shots…Jovan Rosa extended his consecutive games played for the Bees streak to 231, and his overall consecutive games played streak to 254, 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.