Game Preview & Recap
In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees make their final trip of the season to Texas to take on the Skeeters! First pitch 8:05PM!
Series: The Bees hold a 9-7 edge in the season series with the Skeeters heading into this four-game series. New Britain took two of three games the last time the two teams squared off August 12-14.
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The Bees: The Bees are coming off a successful first leg of their seven-game road trip as they took two out of three games against the Somerset Patriots. At 22-28 in the second half, the Bees are just four games out of first place in the Liberty Division standings with 20 games left in the season.
The Opposition: The Skeeters return to Constellation Field after a six-game road trip that saw them go 3-3 against the York Revolution and Southern Maryland Blue Crabs. Sugar Land has the best second half record in the league at 31-19 and are 66-54 overall.
Key to the Game: Bee.R.A Leader— Bees’ pitchers enter this series with a 2.88 ERA in 16 games against the Skeeters this season while holding batters to a .242 average. New Britain will look to continue that successful trend into the series opener with Mike Lee on the mound.
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Song of the Day: “All My Exes Live in Texas”- George Strait
Bees Buzz: Michael Crouse has a season high ten-game hitting streak heading into tonight’s series opener…Jovan Rosa is the Bees’ leading hitter against the Skeeters this season, batting .355 (22-62) with seven doubles, three home runs, and eight RBIs in 16 games…Jon Griffin .333 (7-21) with six RBIs over his last five games…
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