In 140 Characters or Less:A game two win came too late as the Bees were eliminated from the Liberty Division playoff race after they dropped game one of their doubleheader against the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs.
The Game Changed When…:
Game One: Both teams were held scoreless through the fourth inning, but Southern Maryland’s Jon Dziomba scored after hitting a double then advancing to third after a wild pitch. Eric Garcia’s single sent Dziomba home and scored the only run of the night.
Game Two: The Bees got buzzing in the third inning when Jon Jones’ RBI put the Bees up 2-1. With Jones and Jon Griffin on base, Anthony Hewitt’s home run gave the Bees a big 5-1 boost. and Southern Maryland couldn’t come back as the Bees won it 7-1.
Pitchers of Record:
Game 1- W: Gaby Hernandez (1-5) | L: Shawn Haviland (2-3)
Game 2- W: Jarret Leverett (1-3) | L: Craig Stem (2-5)
Player(s) of the Game: Shawn Haviland (CG, 1 earned run, 6 hits) SMD: Gaby Hernandez (CG, no runs, three hits) NB: Anthony Hewitt (HR in game two, RBI)
Tale of the Tape –New Britain Bees (34-34, GB 4) vs. Southern Maryland Blue Crabs (26-41, GB 12)
NB: Kyle Simon (2-2, 2.25) | SMD: Tim Sexton (2-3, 4.97)
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Bees Buzz: Game one was Michael Crouse’s 600th career game…Both pitchers in game one had a complete game…