In 140 Characters or Less: For the second straight game, the Bees rode a big second inning offensively to beat the Long Island Ducks 9-5 in game two of the series.
Emoji Recap: 6️⃣runs in the second inning 💪. Stan Cliburn ✌️wins away from 1,600.
The Game Changed When…: …the Bees broke out for six runs in the second inning, which forced the Ducks to play from way behind for rest of the night.
Pitchers of Record:
W: Nate Roe (3-0) | L: Bobby Blevins (1-8) | SV: Shawn Gilblair (10)
Player(s) of the Games: NB Jovan Rosa (3-5, two doubles, RBI, R) | NB James Skelton (2-4, HR, 3RBI, 3R, BB) | LI Cody Puckett (3-4, 2B, RBI, R)
Tale of the Tape – Long Island Ducks (59-48, 19-18 2nd half) at New Britain Bees (52-57, 16-23, 2nd half)
Pitching Matchups – NB: Anthony Marzi (3-1, 2.95) | LI: John Brownell (8-4, 3.18)
Tickets: CLICK HERE | Available at the New Britain Stadium Box Office | Call 860-826-BEES
Broadcast: Youtube (https://www.youtube.com/c/newbritainbees)
Promotions: Tomorrow is a Winning Inning Wednesday! The Bees will designate a specific occurrence during each inning and if the event occurs during that inning, one lucky fan will win $10,000! Simply sign up at the Bees Ticket Window on the concourse to be eligible to win.
Bees Buzz: Bees manager Stan Cliburn now has 1,598 managerial wins in his career…James Skelton’s fourth-inning solo home run was his ninth of the season, which represents a new career high for the catcher…Greg Golson hit his second home run of the season in the second inning, with both of his home runs on the year coming against the Ducks…
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)
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