Blue Crabs pinch Bees

In 140 Characters or Less: Gustavo Molina’s two home runs powered the Blue Crabs to the series-tying 8-2 win tonight over the Bees.

The Game Changed When…:
The Bees and Blue Crabs were scoreless heading into the 4th, but a 3-run home run by Southern Maryland’s Gustavo Molina gave the Blue Crabs the lead for good.

Pitchers of Record:
W: Daryl Thompson (3-7) | L: Sean Gleason (2-6)

Player(s) of the Games: Michael Crouse (2-5, RBI) | Craig Maddox (2-4, RBI) | SOMD: Gustavo Molina (2-4, 2R, 2HR, 6RBI) | Bryant Nelson (2-5, RBI, 2R)

Next Game:
Tale of the Tape – New Britain Bees (44-48, 8-14 2nd half) vs. Southern Maryland (36-55, 10-12 2nd half)
Pitching Matchups – New Britain: Nate Roe (0-0, 10.38) | Southern Maryland: Brian Grening (5-4, 3.22)
Tickets- CLICK HERE | Available at the New Britain Stadium Box Office | Call 860-826-BEES
Promotions: Tomorrow is Social Media Saturday! The hottest ticket in town just got hotter thanks to you. Be the star of the show all night long and tag your ballpark selfies with the hashtag “#ItsBetterWithTheBees” — winners will be picked, re-posted on official team social media accounts, and rewarded with a signed baseball from that game’s starting pitcher! Tomorrow is also our 4th 2016 Collector’s Pin Giveaway! The first 1,000 fans through the gates will get the 4th 2016 Collector’s Pin of the season. Tomorrow will also be Comcast Night! Come meet Scooby Doo and Shaggy on Comcast Night at New Britain Stadium!
Broadcast: Youtube (Youtube.com/NewBritainBees). WDRC AM 1360 (Hartford), WMMW AM 1470 (Meriden), WWCO AM 1240 (Waterbury), and WSNG AM 610 (Torrington). Bees fans can also listen live by visiting www.talkofconnecticut.com.

Bees Buzz: Craig Maddox extended his hit streak to nine games…Jonathan Roof is now one hit away from 500 hits in his career…James Skelton’s 25 game on base streak, which stands as the longest streak in the Atlantic League this season, came to an end tonight…

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