Game Preview & Recap



In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees fell to the Ducks in both ends of tonight’s doubleheader, losing 9-2 in game one and 7-4 in the second game.

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The Games Changed When…: …
Game one changed when, with the Bees already trailing 3-0 and managing little against Ducks’ starter John Brownell, Long Island outfielder Delta Cleary Jr. hit a backbreaking three-run home run to double the Ducks’ lead and put the game out of reach.
The second game changed when Mark Minicozzi chased home two runs with a double to give closer Todd Coffey a three-run cushion heading into the final half inning.

Pitchers of Record:
Game 1- W: John Brownell (8-3) | L: Kyle Simon (5-4)
Game 2- W: Scott Shuman (2-3) | L: Anthony Marzi (1-1) | SV. Todd Coffey (16)

Player(s) of the Games: LI Delta Cleary Jr. (3-4, HR, 3RBI, 2R in game one) | LI Fehlandt Lentini (2-4, 2B, 3RBI, 2R in game one) | NB Craig Maddox (3-4, R in game one) | NB Jake McGuiggan (2-4, HR, 3RBI in game two)

Next Game:
Tale of the Tape – Southern Maryland Blue Crabs (35-54, 9-11 2nd half) at New Britain Bees (43-46, 7-12, 2nd half)
Pitching Matchups – New Britain: Jarret Leverett (2-4, 2.70) | SM: Daryl Thompson (3-6, 5.06)
Tickets: CLICK HERE | Available at the New Britain Stadium Box Office | Call 860-826-BEES
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Bees Buzz: With a hit in game one and walk in game two, James Skelton has now reached best in a league best 24 consecutive games…Jake McGuiggan hit the first home run of his professional career in game two of tonight’s doubleheader…After hitting no triples over his first 75 games of the season, Craig Maddox tripled in each game of the doubleheader against the Ducks tonight…

About the New Britain Bees

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