Game Preview & Recap



In 140 Characters or Less: Michael Crouse’s RBI triple in the top of the tenth delivered the Bees to a 4-3 win over the Somerset Patriots to knot the series. 

Emoji Recap: Michael Crouse ➡️🌟| 4️⃣-3️⃣🐝 in 🔟innings

The Game Changed When…: …Michael Crouse tripled home pinch-runner Anthony Hewitt with two outs in the top of the tenth inning to put the Bees ahead by one. Closer Shawn Gilblair made sure that run held up with a perfect bottom of the tenth.

Pitchers of Record:
W: Rob Bryson (2-2) | L: Mickey Storey (1-8) | SV: Shawn Gilblair (12)

Player(s) of the Game: NB Jon Griffin (2-5, 2RBI) | NB Michael Crouse (2-5, 3B, RBI, R) | SP Kyle Roller (2-3, HR, RBI, R, BB)

Tale of the Tape – New Britain Bees (57-62, 21-28, 2nd half) at Somerset Patriots (64-55, 25-23 2nd half)

Pitching Matchups – NB: Brian Dupra (4-3, 4.44) | SP: Nik Turley (3-1, 2.52)

Bees 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: Michael Crouse extended his hitting streak to nine games and stole his 50th base of the season, the first Atlantic League player since 2014 to reach 50 steals…Jon Griffin picked up two hits to reach 600 for his career…The Bees’ bullpen allowed just one run in five combined innings of relief while striking out six…

About the New Britain Bees

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