In140CharactersorLess: The Bees go for their third consecutive win over the Ducks tonight! First pitch 6:35PM!
Series: The Bees have taken the first two games of the four-game series to close the Ducks’ season series lead to 8-7. After tonight, the series wraps up tomorrow night with another 6:35PM start time.
Promotions: Tonight 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’ Tickets:BUY HERE | Available at the New Britain Stadium Box Office | Call 860-826-BEES
The Bees: Third baseman Jovan Rosa is hitting .450 (9-20) with two RBIs and two runs scored during his five-game hitting streak and is 5-9 with two doubles so far in this series against Long Island.
The Opposition: Ducks’ catcher Mike Dowd, a former Seattle Mariners’ prospect, is hitting .478 (11-23) during his six-game hitting streak with three doubles, four RBIs, and three runs scored.
New Britain- RHP Anthony Marzi (3-1, 2.95) | Long Island- John Brownell (8-4, 3.18)
Key to the Game: UConn Do It- Making the spot start tonight, Anthony Marzi has been one of the Bees’ best and most reliable pitchers for Stan Cliburn since the calendar flipped to August. In three games of relief in August, the UConn alum has not allowed a run while allowing just four hits and striking out ten in 13.1 innings, proving himself capable of being extremely effective for multiple innings.
Bees Buzz: Bees manager Stan Cliburn enters tonight’s game with 1,598 career wins in his career…Craig Maddox has a seven-game hitting streak against the Ducks…In eight games vs. Long Island this year, Greg Golson paces the Bees with a .382 batting average (13-34) with four extra-base hits, five RBIs and five runs scored…
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.