In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees shut out Somerset 7-0 as Cole Johnson pitched a near perfect six innings and the Bees had four runs in the fifth inning.
The Game Changed When…: …The Bees were leading 2-0 until the fifth inning when they erupted for four runs lead by Greg Golson’s RBI double and Jon Jones’ RBI single.
Pitchers of Record:
W: Cole Johnson (5-5) | L: Alexis Candelario (0-1) | SV: Anthony Marzi (1)
Player(s) of the Game: NB: James Skelton scored three runs. Greg Golson had two RBIs. Cole Johnson had 92 pitches in six innings with only two hits allowed.
Tale of the Tape – New Britain Bees (27-29, 5.5 GB) vs Somerset Patriots (33-24, 0 GB)
Pitching Matchup – NB: Shawn Haviland (2-1, 3.44) | SOM: Shaun Garceau (0-1, 4.72)
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Bees Buzz: James Skelton’s two hits tonight makes him one shy of his 700th career hit…The Bees now have four nine-inning shut outs this season …Golson extended his on-base streak to 20 straight games…Jon Griffin has driven in five runs over his last three games.