In140CharactersorLess: The Bees look to keep pace in the wild card chase as they seek a win on the road vs. the Blue Crabs! First pitch 7:05PM!
Series: By taking the first game of the three-game series 6-0, the Blue Crabs bumped their lead in the season series with the Bees to 11-7.
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The Bees: During his five-game hitting streak, former big league outfielder Greg Golson is hitting .478 (11-23) with a home run, five RBIs, and three runs scored.
The Opposition: Gustavo Molina has been a thorn in the side of the Bees’ pitching staff all season, batting .438 (14-32) with three doubles, four home runs, and 12 RBIs in eight games against New Britain.
New Britain- RHP Brian Dupra (4-3, 4.45) | Southern Maryland- RHP Ian Marshall (4-1, 5.07)
Key to the Game: Put it on the board— The Bees’ offense has been struggling over the past two games, getting shutout in both games against Somerset and Southern Maryland. With the team just one game behind Sugar Land in the wild card race, the Bees need their offense to break out in a big way tonight to keep the playoffs within reach.
Bees Buzz: Michael Crouse is two stolen bases away from 60 on the season and 200 for his professional career…Jovan Rosa enters tonight’s game with 799 career games played under his belt…Shawn Gilblair’s next appearance will set a new career high for appearances in a season (currently high is 44)…
About the New Britain Bees
The New Britain Bees are members of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball and are in their inaugural season of play at New Britain Stadium. Tickets for the 2017 season, as well as all remaining 2016 home games, 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)
The Atlantic League has been a leader in professional baseball and a gateway to Major League Baseball since 1998. Over 36 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.