Game Preview & Recap



In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees delivered Stan Cliburn his 1,600th career win in style, completing the four-game sweep of the Ducks with a 7-0 shutout. 
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The Game Changed When…Mike Lee escaped a second and third, one out jam in the fifth inning thanks to a 9-6 double play that prevented the Ducks from getting into the run column.    
Pitchers of Record: W: Mike Lee (1-0) | L: Chris McCoy (0-1) 
Player(s) of the Game: Mike Lee (6IP, 4 hits allowed, 5K) | Michael Crouse (3-4, 2B, RBI, 3R) | Cole Garner (3-4, 2B, 2R)
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Tale of the Tape – New Britain Bees (54-57, 18-23 2nd half) at Southern Maryland Blue Crabs (42-68, 16-24 2nd half)
Starting Pitchers – New Britain: Jarret Leverett (3-6, 3.08) | Southern Maryland: TBA
Home Tickets: CLICK HERE | Available at the New Britain Stadium Box Office | Call 860-826-BEES
Broadcast: YouTube ( The game can also be heard on these radio stations, WDRC AM 1360 (Hartford), WMMW AM 1470 (Meriden), WWCO AM 1240 (Waterbury), and WSNG AM 610 (Torrington). Bees fans can also listen live by visiting
Bees Buzz: Stan Cliburn made New Britain history with his 1,600th career win… This is the Bees first four-game sweep in team history…Jovan Rosa hit his 400th career RBI in the fifth inning…Eric Fornataro tossed two scoreless innings in his first appearance since returning to the Bees…
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
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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