Game Preview & Recap

LEE’S STRONG START, WALTON’S HOMER LEAD BEES TO 4-3 WIN

GILBLAIR PICKS UP 11TH SAVE AS BEES EDGE REVOLUTION
 
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In 140 Characters or Less: Lee fans 6 through 6 innings of work, Walton hits 11th homer of the year as Bees hold on for 4-3 victory over York #NewBritainVsEverybody
 
The Game Changed When… New Britain was leading 3-0 entering the top of the 6th inning, and Jamar Walton stepped up to the plate to lead off the frame. He would send a 2-2 pitch over the wall to add what would go down as the game winning insurance run, extending the Bees’ lead to 4-0 at the time. York would battle back, but the Bees held them off just enough to secure the win.
 
Pitchers of Record: W: Mike Lee (3-6) | L: Victor Mateo (5-7) | SV: Shawn Gilblair (11)
 
Player(s) of the Game: Jamar Walton (New Britain) – 1-4, HR, RBI | Isaias Tejeda (York) – 2-4, HR, 2 RBI | Mike Lee (New Britain) – 6 IP, 3 H, 2 ER, 6 K
 
Next Game: Friday, August 11th, 6:30 P.M.
 
Tale of the Tape – New Britain Bees (12-20, 38-64) vs. York Revolution (20-14, 48-56)
Starting Pitchers – New Britain: LHP Greg Nappo (1-1, 4.22) | York: LHP Frank Gailey (9-8, 4.40)
 
HOME TICKETS: BUY HERE | Available at the New Britain Stadium Box Office | Call 860-826-BEES
 
UPCOMING PROMOTIONS: 
 
Tuesday, August 15th vs. Southern Maryland: Two-Fer Tuesday
Wednesday, August 16th vs. Southern Maryland: Princess and Superhero Night/YMCA Fun “4” Everyone Day
Thursday, August 17th vs. Southern Maryland: Coors Light Cup Giveaway/Thirsty Thursday
Friday, August 18th vs. Bridgeport: Scrubs Night/Red Cross Blood Drive/Fat Tire Friday/Foul Pole Friday
Saturday, August 19th vs. Bridgeport: Game 2 of Home and Home Doubleheader/Scout Campout/FIREWORKS
Sunday, August 20th vs. Bridgeport: Schaller Hardware City Family Fun-Day
 
Broadcast: The Bees’ Official YouTube Channel (youtube.com/NewBritainBees) and Facebook Live (facebook.com/newbritainbees), starting at 6:15 P.M.
 
Bees Buzz: Mike Lee faced 1 batter above the minimum through the first 6 full innings of his start. It wasn’t until the top of the 7th that York scored off of him…Jamar Walton hit his 11th home run of the season in the top of the 6th inning. Of his 11 home runs, 10 have come on the road…The Bees have won 7 of their last 8 games played in York…Mike Lee struck out 6 batters in his start today, tying his personal high this season for most strikeouts in a game…In 3 of his last 4 outings, Brandon Fry has pitched 1/3 of an inning, facing 1 batter, and striking that 1 batter out…Today’s game is the first game that the Bees allowed a home run since August 5th…With a hit in tonight’s game, Conor Bierfeldt is now 8 hits away from 400 hits in his professional career…The Bees are now 15-13 on the season in 1 run games…Jovan Rosa extended his consecutive games played for the Bees streak to 242, and his overall consecutive games played streak to 265, including postseason. Rosa is also 7 games away from 900 games played in his professional career.
 
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. 
 
For more information, please visit www.AtlanticLeague.com
 
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