In 140 Characters or Less: Jon Griffin got the fireworks started when he hit the winning RBI in the 12th inning to give the Bees a 2-1 win over Sugar Land.
The Game Changed When…: …With the game tied 1-1 in the bottom of the 12th, Michael Crouse stole 2nd base which allowed him to score the winning run after Griffin’s single to center field.
Pitchers of Record:
W: Sean Gleason (2-2) | L: Robbie Weinhardt (4-4)
Player(s) of the Game: NB: Jon Griffin hit a home run in the 3rd and the game winning RBI single, Josh Outman pitched 6 innings allowing only 1 run and 5 hits. SLS: Roy Merritt pitched 7 innings and allowed only 1 run and 6 hits.
Tale of the Tape – New Britain Bees (26-28, GB 6) vs Sugar Land Skeeters (28-27, GB 3)
Pitching Matchup – NB: Brian Dupra (4-0, 2.68) | SLS: Jake Hale (0-1, 3.25)
Bees Tickets: | Available at the New Britain Stadium Box Office | Call 860-826-BEES
Broadcast:Talk of Connecticut (WDRC AM 1360 Hartford, WMMW AM 1470 Meriden, WWCO AM 1240 Waterbury, WSNG AM 610 Torrington) and Youtube (Youtube.com/NewBritainBees).
Promotions: Hardware City Family Fun-Days: New Britain Stadium is the place to bring the whole family on Sundays! Prior to the game, fans will be invited onto the field for an autograph session with the Bees. After the game, kids (and kids at heart) can take the field and Run the Bases!
Happy Father’s Day from the Bees! Use the code 4DAD online and get a free ticket for your father with the purchase of a ticket of equal or greater value!
Bees Buzz: Jon Griffin hit his 3rd home run this season…Bees are 4-3 in games with extra innings this season and all four of those wins have been at New Britain Stadium…Thanks to his 3 for 5 night, James Skelton is 3 hits away from his 700th career hit…