SKELTON HOMERS, MADDOX, CROUSE DRIVE IN A PAIR IN WIN
In 140 Characters or Less: Nappo earns 2nd straight win, fans 8, Skelton homers, Crouse, Maddox drive in a pair as Bees win 3rd straight 7-2 #NewBritainVsEverybody
The Game Changed When… Jon Griffin came to bat in the top of the 1st inning with the Bees already up 2-0 thanks to a leadoff home run by James Skelton and an RBI hit by Jovan Rosa. He would bring Rosa home with an RBI knock of his own to give New Britain a 3-0 lead. It would go down as the game winning hit in the 7-2 victory.
Pitchers of Record: W: Greg Nappo (2-1) | L: Frank Gailey (9-9)
Player(s) of the Game: James Skelton (New Britain) – 3-4, 2B, HR, RBI | Greg Nappo (New Britain) – 6 IP, 6 H, 0 ER, 8 K | Telvin Nash (York) – 2-4, HR, 2 RBI
Next Game: Saturday, August 12th, 6:30 P.M.
Tale of the Tape – New Britain Bees (13-20, 39-64) vs. York Revolution (20-15, 48-57)
Starting Pitchers – New Britain: RHP Brian Dupra (3-8, 6.57) | York: RHP Steve Janas (3-5, 4.61)
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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
Bees Buzz: For the first time all season, the Bees have scored first and held their lead through the entire game in 3 consecutive games…Tonight’s leadoff home run by James Skelton was his 4th leadoff home run of the season, and his 11th overall of the year, extending his career high for most home runs in a season. His most recent leadoff home run before tonight was on July 19th…Greg Nappo struck out 8 batters in his outing today, which ties the season high for most strikeouts in a game by a Bees pitcher set by Kyle Simon…Jovan Rosa has recorded multiple hits in 7 of his last 9 games…Greg Nappo has earned a win in back to back starts, both of them have come against York…James Skelton finished a triple shy of the cycle…With a hit in tonight’s game, Conor Bierfeldt is now 6 hits away from 400 hits in his professional career…Nate Roe has pitched 13 innings against York this season and has not allowed a run…Jovan Rosa extended his consecutive games played for the Bees streak to 243, and his overall consecutive games played streak to 266, including postseason. Rosa is also 6 games away from 900 games played in his professional career.
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