In140CharactersorLess: The Bees look to bounce back and even their series with the York Revolution! First pitch 6:30PM!
Series: York rallied late to take the opening game of the four-game set vs. the Bees 10-8 last night. The remaining games of the series- including tonight’s- will all begin at 6:30PM.
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The Bees: New Britain’s offense is enjoying one of its best stretches of the season as it has averaged 5.1 runs per game over the last ten games. The bats of the Bees have also hit ten home runs while hitting .272 over that stretch.
The Opposition: Michael Rockett, a former 13th round draft pick of the Detroit Tigers in 2009, has been scorching hot of late, hitting .500 (8-19) with three RBIs and five runs scored over his last five games (including 2-4 with two runs last night vs. the Bees).
New Britain- LHP Jarret Leverett (3-4, 2.71) | York- Tony Pena (5-7, 5.41)
Key to the Game: Do It Again- The Bees faced off against Tony Pena just last week and put up seven runs on five hits in the Bees’ 7-3 win over the Revolution on August 4. The Bees will try to pounce early on Pena again as they look to square the series at a game apiece in this four-game series.
Bees Buzz: Anthony Hewitt is hitting .400 (6-15) with two home runs and five RBIs over his last five games…Jovan Rosa is hitting .333 (7-21) during his five-game hitting streak…
About the New Britain Bees
The New Britain Bees are a member of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball and play all their home games at the newly renovated New Britain Stadium. For further information or to become a season ticket holder, 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.