In 140 Characters or Less: Despite a furious ninth inning rally to tie the game, the Bees dropped their third straight to York 5-4 in 13 innings.
Emoji Recap: Bees’ ninth inning rally was 😱‼️. Leverett earns career strikeout 💯. Ending = 👎
The Game Changed When…: …Eric Fornataro, who had retired the first two batters of the 13th inning, allowed back-to-back baserunners before serving up the game-winning single to Jared Mitchell.
Pitchers of Record: W: Luis Perdomo (3-1) | L: Eric Fornataro (1-4)
Player(s) of the Game: NB Jon Griffin (2-4, two-run HR) | NB Jarret Leverett (7 IP, three runs, 10 strikeouts) | YK Tyrelle Harris (6 IP, 4H, 0R, 11K)
Next Game (Tuesday):
Tale of the Tape – Lancaster Barnstormers (38-40, 4-5 2nd half) vs. New Britain Bees (39-41, 3-7, 2nd half)
Pitching Matchups – New Britain: Sean Gleason (2-3, 5.58) | LAN: TBA
Tickets: CLICK HERE | Available at the New Britain Stadium Box Office | Call 860-826-BEES
Broadcast: Youtube (https://www.youtube.com/c/newbritainbees).
Bees Buzz: Jarrett Leverett struck out his 100th career batter this afternoon and also became the first Bees’ pitcher to strike out 10 batters in a game…Eric Fornataro made his 300th career professional appearance in this afternoon’s game…Michael Crouse stole two bases today, which is the third time this season he has stolen two or more in one game (29 total steals on the season).
About the New Britain Bees
The New Britain Bees are in their inaugural season of play as a member of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball and play at New Britain Stadium. For further information or to reserve seats, email [email protected], call 860-826-BEES (2337), or visit NBBees.com.
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 35 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