ROSA NOTCHES 2 DOUBLES IN LOSS TO THE DUCKS
In 140 Characters or Less: Kyle Simon spins his 3rd consecutive complete game, 5th overall to lead the league, but Bees fall to Ducks 3-0 #ItsBetterWithTheBees
The Game Changed When… The first two Long Island batters were retired in the top of the 4th inning, and then 2 out lightning would strike. The Ducks hit 4 consecutive singles off of Kyle Simon to bring 2 runs home, breaking the scoreless impasse and giving them a 2-0 lead at the time. Those runs would prove to be all that they needed in securing the victory.
Pitchers of Record: W: John Brownell (9-3) | L: Kyle Simon (9-11) | SV: Amalio Diaz (13)
Player(s) of the Game: Elmer Reyes (Long Island) – 1-3, 2 RBI | Kyle Simon (New Britain) – 9 IP, CG, 7 H, 3 ER, 3 K | Jovan Rosa (New Britain) – 2-3, 2 2B
Next Game: Sunday, August 27th, 1:35 P.M.
Tale of the Tape – Long Island Ducks (30-19, 66-53) vs. New Britain Bees (20-27, 46-71)
Starting Pitchers – New Britain: RHP Jonathan Pettibone (2-6, 4.48) | Long Island: LHP Rafael Perez (8-7, 4.34)
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| Available at the New Britain Stadium Box Office | Call 860-826-BEES
PROMOTIONS: The first 1,000 fans through the gates to tomorrow’s series finale against the Ducks will take home a New Britain Bees water bottle courtesy of Martin Rosol’s! Every Sunday home game is Schaller Hardware City Family Fun-Day. Fans can get autographs from their favorite Bees players before the game, and kids are invited to run the bases after the game!
Broadcast: The Bees’ Official YouTube Channel (youtube.com/NewBritainBees) and Facebook Live (facebook.com/newbritainbees), starting at 1:20 P.M.
Bees Buzz: Kyle Simon has pitched his third consecutive complete game tonight. It is his third consecutive complete game pitched. He leads the league in complete games with 5…Tonight’s game was the first time the Bees were shut out in a game since August 8th against Sugar Land…Jovan Rosa hit his league leading 35th and 36th doubles in the bottom of the 1st inning and 8th inning of tonight’s game, respectively…Kyle Simon has pitched 7 or more innings in 4 of his last 5 starts…Of the 27 outs recorded in tonight’s game, 24 of them were not via the strikeout. The New Britain defense made 24 of the 27 outs without committing an error…Kyle Simon issued his first walk in the top of the 9th inning of tonight’s game, his first walk in 15 innings pitched…Tonight’s game was 11 minutes longer than New Britain’s shortest 9 inning game of the season (2:07 on July 20th against Somerset)…Jovan Rosa extended his consecutive games played for the Bees streak to 257, and his overall consecutive games played streak to 280, 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 NBBees.com
, or by visiting the New Britain Stadium Box Office.
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