In 140 Characters or Less: For the second straight night, the bats of the Bees could solve York’s pitching, losing 5-1 in game two of three.
Emoji Recap: 😢👎. Kevin Rivers on 🔥against his former team.
The Game Changed When…: …With the bases loaded and one out and the Bees down by four runs in the seventh inning, the Revolution held the Bees to just one run to prevent any kind of comeback from materializing.
Pitchers of Record: W: Frank Gailey (3-2) | L: Brian Dupra (4-2)
Player(s) of the Game: NB Greg Golson (2-5, SB) | YK Kevin Rivers (2-2, two doubles, two walks, RBI, R) | YK Josh Wilson (2-3, RBI, R)
Tale of the Tape – New Britain Bees (39-40, 3-6, 2nd half) vs. York Revolution (44-35, 4-5 2nd half)
Pitching Matchups – New Britain: Jarret Leverett (2-4, 2.80) | York: Tyrelle Harris (2-3, 4.95)
Tickets: CLICK HERE | Available at the New Britain Stadium Box Office | Call 860-826-BEES
Broadcast: WDRC AM 1360 (Hartford), WMMW AM 1470 (Meriden), WWCO AM 1240 (Waterbury), WSNG AM 610 (Torrington) and Youtube (https://www.youtube.com/c/newbritainbees).
Bees Buzz: For the second consecutive game, both Craig Maddox (20) and James Skelton (16) were able to extend their streaks of consecutive games on base…Brian Dupra’s strikeout of Travis Witherspoon in the fourth inning was the 300th strikeout of Dupra’s career…With one hit tonight, Craig Maddox has equaled his hit total from last season with Southern Maryland (75 hits in 91 games in 2015, 75 in 66 games this year)…
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.
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