Bees outlast Barnstormers

Box score

In 140 Characters or Less: A back-and-forth game that was delayed at the start by rain could not keep the Bees from pulling out the 5-4 win in opener at Lancaster.

The Game Changed When…: ……Jon Jones, who reached on a one-out walk in the ninth inning, stole second and third base to set up the eventual game-winning run, which was driven in by Jon Griffin.

Pitchers of Record:
W: Shawn Gilblair (3-0) | L: Scott Gracey (2-5)

Player(s) of the Game: NB OF Jon Jones: 1-3 (BB, 2R, 2 SB) | NB 1B Jon Griffin: 2-4 (2 RBI, R) | NB SP Josh Outman (7IP, 5H, 3R, 0BB, 6K)

Next Game:
Tale of the Tape – New Britain Bees (29-30, 5 GB) at Lancaster Barnstormers (29-30, 5.5 GB)
Pitching Matchup – New Britain: Brian Dupra (4-0, 3.35) | Lancaster: Bryan Evans (3-2, 3.75)
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Bees Buzz: With two stolen bases on the night (both in the ninth inning), Jon Jones moved into sole possession of fifth place in the league in stolen bases with 18…Shawn Gilblair tossed two innings, allowing one run on two hits while striking out three for the win….Greg Golson reached base in a league-high 23rd straight game with a single tonight…Bees-Yellow