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In 140 Characters or Less: Crouse gets 2 hits and drives in a pair, Gilblair picks up 15th save as Bees defeat Ducks by a 5-3 score #ItsBetterWithTheBees
The Game Changed When… The first two Bees hitters were retired in the bottom of the 6th inning, and then 2 consecutive hits followed. Jon Griffin would single and then Conor Bierfeldt would bring him all the way around with an RBI double to give the Bees a 4-0 lead at the time.
Pitchers of Record: W: Nick Greenwood (3-4) | L: Tyler Levine (3-1) | SV: Shawn Gilblair (15)
Player(s) of the Game: Michael Crouse (New Britain) – 2-4, 2B, 2 RBI | Ruben Gotay (Long Island) – 2-4, 2B, RBI
Next Game: Saturday, August 26th, 6:35 P.M.
Tale of the Tape – Long Island Ducks (29-19, 65-53) vs. New Britain Bees (20-26, 46-70)
Starting Pitchers – New Britain: RHP Kyle Simon (9-10, 4.19) | Long Island: RHP John Brownell (8-3, 3.53)
TICKETS: BUY HERE | Available at the New Britain Stadium Box Office | Call 860-826-BEES
PROMOTIONS: The Bees are hosting Beers in the Ballpark tomorrow afternoon from 1:00 – 5:00 P.M. at New Britain Stadium! It will feature beers from over a dozen breweries to sample! Fans who purchase tickets to Beers in the Ballpark will receive a free ticket to that night’s game against the Ducks, which will include a postgame FIREWORKS show and a Stanley tape measure giveaway!
BEERS IN THE BALLPARK TICKETS: BUY HERE | Available at the New Britain Stadium Box Office | Call 860-826-BEES
Broadcast: The Bees’ Official YouTube Channel ( and Facebook Live (, starting at 6:20 P.M.
Bees Buzz: The strikeout of Giovanny Alfonzo in the top of the 5th inning of tonight’s game was Nick Greenwood’s 500th strikeout of his professional career…Michael Crouse has recorded multiple hits in back to back games…Tonight’s game was the first time since July 18th, also against Long Island, that New Britain held their opponent scoreless until the 7th inning or later in a game that was not a shutout…Conor Bierfeldt had 1 hit and 1 RBI in tonight’s game. He is now 3 hits away from 400 hits in his career, as well as 3 RBI away from 300 RBI in his career…The Bees have scored in the 1st inning in 3 of their last 4 games…Tonight’s game was Tsuyoshi Fujiwara’s second multi-hit game in a Bees uniform, his other one coming on July 8th against Bridgeport when he recorded 3 hits…Michael Crouse had 2 RBI in tonight’s game to bring his team leading total to 18 multi-RBI games…Jovan Rosa extended his consecutive games played for the Bees streak to 256, and his overall consecutive games played streak to 279, 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, 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. 
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