In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees exploded for five runs in the first and 17 hits altogether to get the 7-3 win over the Barnstormers.
The Game Changed When…:
…The Bees took control in the first inning with five runs, highlighted by Jonathan Roof’s three run home run.
Pitchers of Record:
W: Kyle Simon (5-3) | L: Mike Lee (4-4)
Player(s) of the Game: Kyle Simon (8 IP, BB, 2SO), Jonathan Roof (2-4, HR, 3RBI), Jon Griffin (2-4, RBI, 2R)
Tale of the Tape – New Britain Bees (41-43, 5-9 2nd half) at Bridgeport Bluefish (38-45, 8-5 2nd half)
Pitching Matchups – New Britain: Brian Dupra (4-2, 3.90) | Bridgeport: Johnathan Albaladejo (8-3, 4.50)
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Bees Buzz: 17 ground ball outs for Simon tonight…James Skelton extended his on-base streak to 19 straight games…Eight out of nine players had at least one hit tonight…