BRANDON LEAGUE GETS 1ST ALPB WIN IN 7-6 VICTORY
In 140 Characters or Less: Maddox totals 4 RBI, League gets 1st Atlantic League win as Bees secure the series win over York with 7-6 victory #NewBritainVsEverybody
The Game Changed When… Craig Maddox stepped up to the plate with the game tied at 5 and runners on second and third in the top of the 8th inning. Maddox would bring both of them home to notch his 3rd and 4th RBI of the game and give New Britain the 7-5 lead. Both runs would prove to be crucial as York would battle back in the bottom of the 9th with 1 run, but the Bees would hold on for the win.
Pitchers of Record: W: Brandon League (1-2) | L: Ricardo Gomez (2-3) | SV: Shawn Gilblair (12)
Player(s) of the Game: Craig Maddox (New Britain) – 2-3, 4 RBI | Chase Simpson (York) – 1-4, HR, 2 RBI | Alonzo Harris (York) – 4-6, 2B
Next Game: Tuesday, August 15th, 6:35 P.M.
Tale of the Tape – Southern Maryland Blue Crabs (13-22, 51-53) vs. New Britain Bees (14-21, 40-65)
Starting Pitchers – New Britain: RHP Kyle Simon (7-10, 4.68) | Southern Maryland: TBD
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Bees Buzz: Today’s game was Nick Greenwood’s 100th start of his professional career…Craig Maddox tallied 4 RBI in a game for the first time since April 23rd of this season, also against the Revolution…Brandon League earned his first Atlantic League win in today’s game…Jovan Rosa has recorded a hit in 11 consecutive games, and has also recorded at least 1 RBI in 4 straight games…Michael Crouse scored 3 runs, which ties the season high for most runs scored in a game by a Bees player, without registering a single hit…Craig Maddox batted .500 in this series against York (7-14) with a double and 6 RBI…Nate Roe has not allowed a run in 8 consecutive outings. He and Brandon League did not give up a run to the Revolution in all of the 2017 regular season…Michael Baca recorded 3 hits in a game for the second time this season, as well as his professional career. His first 3 hit game was on July 19th against Long Island…The Bees drew 9 walks in today’s game, which is a new season high for most walks in a game…Today’s game was New Britain’s longest 9 inning game of the season by 14 minutes (3:47)…The Bees are now 16-13 in one run games…Jovan Rosa extended his consecutive games played for the Bees streak to 245, and his overall consecutive games played streak to 268, including postseason. Rosa is also 4 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)
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