Bees drop series opener to Bluefish

 

In 140 Characters or Less: In the series opener from Bridgeport, the Bees were unable to hold onto an early lead as they fell 10-3 to the Bluefish.

The Game Changed When…:
…Bluefish right fielder Welington Dotel hit a grand slam in the bottom of the third, turning a 3-1 Bees’ lead into a 5-3 Bluefish edge, which ignited Bridgeport’s offense for the rest of the game.

Pitchers of Record:
W: Jonathan Albaladejo (9-3) | L: Brian Dupra (4-3)

Player(s) of the Game: BPT Jose Cuevas (3-3, two walks, three runs) | BPT Anthony Giansanti (3-4, HR, 2RBI, two runs) | NB James McOwen (3-4)

Next Game:
Tale of the Tape – New Britain Bees (41-44, 5-10, 2nd half) at Bridgeport Bluefish (39-46, 9-6)
Pitching Matchups – New Britain: Jarret Leverett (2-4, 2.89) | BPT: D.J. Mitchell (2-3, 4.05)
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Bees Buzz: Jake McGuiggan extended his hitting streak to five games with a double tonight…Greg Golson extended his hitting streak to seven games tonight and is hitting .350 (7-20) in the four games since being inserted into the leadoff spot…Reliever Nate Roe made his Bees’ debut tonight and allowed two earned runs in 3.2 innings…

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