CROUSE HOMERS, ROE PITCHES 300TH CAREER INNING IN LOSS
In 140 Characters or Less: Crouse hits 14th homer of the year, Bees rally late in the 9th but fall short as York holds on for 7-4 win #ItsBetterWithTheBees
The Game Changed When… Alonzo Harris came to bat for York with the bases loaded in the top of the 2nd inning. At the time, the game was tied at 1, with New Britain taking the early lead and then York tying it up quickly in the 2nd. Harris would give the Revolution the lead for good with a grand slam to make the score 5-1. When the final score of 7-4 was reached, it would prove to be the game winning hit.
Pitchers of Record: W: Jay Gause (7-1) | L: Mike Lee (2-6)
Player(s) of the Game: Alonzo Harris (York) – 1-3, HR, 5 RBI | Jamar Walton (New Britain) – 3-4, 2B, RBI | Michael Crouse (New Britain) – 1-3, HR, RBI
Next Game: Saturday, August 5th, 6:35 P.M.
Tale of the Tape – York Revolution (17-11, 45-53) vs. New Britain Bees (9-18, 35-62)
Starting Pitchers – New Britain: RHP Kyle Simon (6-9, 4.61) | York: RHP Victor Mateo (4-6, 3.94)
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PROMOTIONS: It’s Polish Heritage Night at New Britain Stadium! Celebrate the rich Polish heritage of New Britain at a Bees game. Polish foods will be available at the concession stands! The first 1,500 fans through the gates will take home a special giveaway presented by Stanley! After the game: FIREWORKS!
Bees Buzz: Tonight’s game was Mike Lee’s first start since July 16th against Southern Maryland…With a leadoff single in the 1st inning, Jordan Hinshaw extended his on base streak to 24 consecutive games, extending the team lead for the season in that category…Michael Crouse hit a solo home run in the bottom of the 6th inning, his 14th home run of the year and his first home run since July 16th against Southern Maryland…After pitching one of his two innings of relief in tonight’s game, Brandon Fry had officially logged 100 innings pitched as a member of the New Britain Bees…Nate Roe reached 300 innings pitched in his professional career after a fielder’s choice recorded the second out of the 8th inning in the game…Jamar Walton recorded 3 hits in tonight’s game, his first 3 hit game since June 28th against Lancaster…Tonight’s game was the first time that James Skelton batted in the 9th spot of the batting order this season…With 1 strikeout in his 1 inning of relief, Nate Roe is now 6 strikeouts away from 200 strikeouts in his professional career…Jovan Rosa extended his consecutive games played for the Bees streak to 237, and his overall consecutive games played streak to 260, including postseason.
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