Bees drop series opener to the Revolution

BeesIn 140 Characters or Less: The Bees dropped the opener of their three-game series with the York Revolution 9-2.

The Game Changed When…:…the Revolution scored three times in the top of the 4th inning to open up a 5-1 lead, causing the Bees to play from way behind all night long.

Pitchers of Record:
W: James Simmons (8-4) | L: Kyle Simon (5-5)

Player(s) of the Games: NB Michael Crouse (2-3, HR, RBI) | YK Andres Perez (2-5, 2RBI, R) | YK Michael Rockett (3-5, HR, 2RBI, 2R)

Tomorrow:
Tale of the Tape – York Revolution (53-41, 13-11 2nd half) at New Britain Bees (45-50, 9-16, 2nd half)
Pitching Matchups – New Britain: Jarret Leverett (3-4, 2.54) | YK: Tyrelle Harris (2-4, 4.50)
Tickets- CLICK HERE | Available at the New Britain Stadium Box Office | Call 860-826-BEES
Broadcast: Youtube (Youtube.com/NewBritainBees).

Bees Buzz: Craig Maddox extended his hitting streak to 12 games with a 2-4 night…Joseph Kuzia, a Waterbury native, made his Bees’ debut after joining the Bees earlier today and allowed a run while striking out one in one inning of work…Michael Crouse is now hitting .381 (8-21) against the Revolution this season as a member of the Bees…

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.

About the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB)

The Atlantic League has been a leader in professional baseball and a gateway to Major League Baseball since 1998. Over 35 million fans have attended Atlantic League games and more than 800 players and 50 managers and coaches have joined MLB organizations directly from ALPB. The Atlantic League emphasizes winning baseball games, showcasing the talent of top-caliber players and offering affordable family entertainment to metropolitan markets serving nearly 15% of the U.S. population.

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