Bees claim rain-shortened win against Patriots

Box score

In 140 Characters or Less:Michael Crouse’s bat, Josh Outman’s left arm, and Mother Nature helped the Bees secure an important 3-0 win over the Somerset Patriots.

The Game Changed When…: ……With the bases loaded and one out in the fourth inning, Michael Crouse delivered in a huge way, giving the Bees the only three runs they would need on the night with a bases-clearing triple.

Pitchers of Record:
W: Josh Outman (2-3) | L: Will Oliver (0-1)

Player(s) of the Game: NB Michael Crouse (2-3, 3B, 3RBI) | NB Josh Outman (5.1 IP, one hit, one walk, four strikeouts) | NB Craig Maddox (1-2, BB, R)

Next Game:
Tale of the Tape –New Britain Bees (31-33, 4.5 GB) at Somerset Patriots (36-29, 0 GB)
Pitching Matchup – New Britain: Brian Dupra (3-0, 3.18) | Somerset: Donovan Hand (2-1, 2.28)
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Bees Buzz: Josh Outman earned his first win since May 14 vs. Bridgeport and now has a 2.25 ERA vs. Somerset this season…Michael Crouse moved into a tie for third in the Atlantic League with his fourth triple of the season…Both Jon Griffin and Jonathan Roof had time to extend their hitting streaks to eight games apiece in tonight’s rain-shortened game…