In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees won their fifth consecutive contest, besting the Skeeters 5-2 in game three of four from Texas.
Emoji Recap: 🖐straight wins! Cole Garner 💪| 3️⃣games back of first!
The Game Changed When…: …New Britain broke a 2-2 tie in the top of the seventh with three runs in the inning, highlighted by Cole Garner’s two-run single to put the Bees up by three.
Pitchers of Record:
W: Joseph Kuzia (4-1) | L: Zech Zinicola (2-3) | SV: Shawn Gilblair (15)
Player(s) of the Game: NB Cole Garner (2-4, 3RBI) | NB Michael Crouse (1-3, HR, RBI, BB, R) | SL Patrick Palmeiro (2-4, HR, RBI, R)
Tale of the Tape – New Britain Bees (61-62, 25-28, 2nd half) at Sugar Land Skeeters (66-57, 31-22 2nd half)
Pitching Matchups – NB: Nate Roe (3-1, 5.30) | SL: Sean Gleason (0-0, 0.00)
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).
Bees Buzz: Jonathan Roof’s two hits tonight give him 106 on the season, which ties his career high that he set in 2014…Craig Maddox extended his hitting streak to eight games with a pair of hits tonight…A trio of Bees relievers (Joseph Kuzia, Eric Fornataro, and Shawn Gilblair) combined to allow just one hit and no runs while striking out four in three innings of relief…
About the New Britain Bees
The New Britain Bees are members of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball and are in their inaugural season of play at New Britain Stadium. Tickets for the 2017 season, as well as all remaining 2016 home games, are available by calling 860-826-BEES (2337), online at NBBees.com, or by visiting the New Britain Stadium Box Office.
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.
For more information, please visit www.AtlanticLeague.com