Bees rally late but still fall

In 140 Characters or Less: Despite a furious ninth inning rally to tie the game, the Bees dropped their third straight to York 5-4 in 13 innings.

The Game Changed When…:
Eric Fornataro, who had retired the first two batters of the 13th inning, allowed back-to-back baserunners before serving up the game-winning single to Jared Mitchell.

Pitchers of Record:
W: Luis Perdomo (3-1) | L: Eric Fornataro (1-4)

Player(s) of the Game: NB Jon Griffin (2-4, two-run HR) | NB Jarret Leverett (7 IP, three runs, 10 strikeouts) | YK Tyrelle Harris (6 IP, 4H, 0R, 11K)

Next Game (Tuesday):
Tale of the Tape – Lancaster Barnstormers (38-40, 4-5 2nd half) vs. New Britain Bees (39-41, 3-7, 2nd half)
Pitching Matchup – New Britain: Sean Gleason (2-3, 5.58) | LAN: TBA
Bees Home Tickets: CLICK HERE | Available at the New Britain Stadium Box Office | Call 860-826-BEES
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Bees Buzz: Jarrett Leverett struck out his 100th career batter this afternoon and also became the first Bees’ pitcher to strike out 10 batters in a game…Eric Fornataro made his 300th career professional appearance in this afternoon’s game…Michael Crouse stole two bases today, which is the third time this season he has stolen two or more in one game (29 total steals on the season).

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