In 140 Characters or Less: A ninth inning rally by the Bees fell just a run short as the Patriots took the series opener over the Bees 7-6.
Emoji Recap: Rosa, Maddox 💪 | 💔😢
The Game Changed When…: …Patriots closer Jon Hunton, after allowing a one-out RBI single to Jon Griffin to get the Bees within a run, stranded the tying run at second by getting a strikeout and fly out to end the game.
Pitchers of Record:
W: Alexis Candelario (1-1) | L: Daniel Sattler (1-3) | SV: Jon Hunton (32)
Player(s) of the Game: NB Jovan Rosa (1-4, HR, 2RBI) | NB Craig Maddox (1-4, HR, 2RBI) | SP Bryan LaHair (2-4, 2B, 4RBI)
Tale of the Tape – New Britain Bees (56-62, 20-28, 2nd half) at Somerset Patriots (63-54, 25-22 2nd half)
Pitching Matchups – NB: Nate Roe (3-0, 2.95) | SP: Will Oliver (3-2, 3.54)
Bees Home Tickets: CLICK HERE | Available at the New Britain Stadium Box Office | Call 860-826-BEES
Broadcast: Youtube (https://www.youtube.com/c/newbritainbees). 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 www.talkofconnecticut.com.
Bees Buzz: Michael Crouse extended his hitting streak to eight games and stole his 49th base of the season…Craig Maddox’ home run tonight was his tenth of the season, which marks the first time in his career he has reached double-digit home runs in a season…Jon Griffin is now two hits away from 600 in his career after picking up a single tonight…
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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