MADDOX HITS 3 RUN BLAST IN 4-3 LOSS
In 140 Characters or Less: Craig Maddox hits his 2nd home run of the year in New Britain’s 4-3 loss to the Ducks. Game 2 tomorrow at 6:35 PM #ItsBetterWithTheBees
The Game Changed When…Long Island sent 9 batters to the plate in the bottom of the 7th inning and scored 4 runs to take a 4-3 lead. New Britain had led from the 1st inning onward until that point.
Pitchers of Record: W: Zac Treese (1-0) | L: Simon (1-1) | SV: Aardsma (1)
Player(s) of the Game: Elmer Reyes (Long Island) – 2-4, 2B, 2 RBI | Craig Maddox (New Britain) – 1-4, HR, 3 RBI
Tale of the Tape – New Britain Bees (2-5) at Long Island Ducks (4-4)
Starting Pitchers – New Britain: Brian Dupra (1-0, 1.80) | Long Island: Tim Melville (0-0, 0.00)
Home Tickets: BUY HERE | Available at the New Britain Stadium Box Office | Call 860-826-BEES
Broadcast: The Bees’ Official YouTube Channel (youtube.com/NewBritainBees) and Facebook Live (facebook.com/newbritainbees), starting at 6:20 PM.
Bees Buzz: Jonathan Pettibone has pitched 8 1/3 innings so far this season, allowing no runs and only 6 hits…Steve Carrillo and Craig Maddox extend their on base streaks to 7 consecutive games…The Bees have hit at least one home run in 9 of their last 10 games dating back to last season…Jovan Rosa extended his consecutive games played for the Bees streak to 148.
About the New Britain Bees
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