Bees take 2nd straight from Patriots

Box score

In 140 Characters or Less:The Bees’ kept their division hopes alive with a 8-7 victory over the Somerset Patriots in a wild back-and-forth contest from TD Bank Ballpark.

The Game Changed When…: ……Greg Golson, who had tripled with one out in the eighth inning, scored after Somerset’s Jeremy McBryde unleashed a wild pitch, allowing Golson to score the eventual game-winning run.

Pitchers of Record:
W: Grady Wood (2-2) | L: Jeremy McBryde (4-2) | SV: Shawn Gilblair (3)

Player(s) of the Game: NB Jon Griffin (1-4, HR, 2RBI, R) | NB James Skelton (2-4, HR, RBI, BB, 2R) | SOM Eric Farris (3-5, HR, RBI, 3R)

Next Game:
Tale of the Tape –New Britain Bees (32-33, 3.5 GB) at Somerset Patriots (36-30, 0 GB)
Pitching Matchup – New Britain: Cole Johnson (5-6, 2.89) | Somerset: Mickey Storey (1-4, 5.88)
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Bees Buzz: Shawn Gilblair struck out the side in order in the bottom of the ninth inning for his third save of the season…Of James Skelton’s seven home runs on the season, five have come against Somerset…Scott Patterson pitched a scoreless eighth inning in what was his 600th career professional appearance…