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Box score

In 140 Characters or Less: Behind seven strong innings from Shawn Haviland, the Bees took the opening game of the series 4-1.

The Game Changed When…:
…Shawn Haviland escaped a bases loaded, one out jam in the bottom of the seventh with the Bees ahead 4-0 with a pop out and ground out to leave Ducks on the pond.

Pitchers of Record:
W: Shawn Haviland (3-3) | L: Bobby Blevins (1-5)

Player(s) of the Game: NB Shawn Haviland (7IP, 6H, 0R, 5K) | NB James McOwen (2-4, RBI, R) | NB Greg Golson (2-4, 2B, R)

Next Game:
Tale of the Tape – New Britain Bees (43-45, 7-11, 2nd half) at Long Island Ducks (50-36, 10-6 2nd half)
Pitching Matchups –
Game 1- New Britain: Kyle Simon (5-3, 2.73) | LI: John Brownell (7-3, 2.91)
Game 2- New Britain: Anthony Marzi (1-0, 3.03) | LI: Darin Downs (8-5, 3.60)(http://nb1.glitnirticketing.com/nbticket/web/ev_cal.php) | Available at the New Britain Stadium Box Office | Call 860-826-BEES
Broadcast: Youtube (Youtube.com/NewBritainBees).

Bees Buzz: Shawn Haviland has now allowed two earned runs or less in each of his last four starts…James McOwen is how hitting .600 (6-10) over his first three games with the Bees after his 2-4, one RBI game today…James Skelton extended his consecutive games on-base streak to 22 today, which is tied with Craig Maddox for the second longest streak in the Atlantic League this season…

About the New Britain Bees

The New Britain Bees are a member of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball and play all their home games at the newly renovated New Britain Stadium. For further information, or to reserve seats, email tickets@nbbees.com, call 860-826 BEES (2337) or visit NBBees.com.