In 140 Characters or Less: Led by Nate Roe’s seven innings of one-run ball, the Bees came away with a 2-1 win in final game vs. the York Revolution in 2016.
The Game Changed When…:…Bees’ closer Shawn Gilblair entered the game with two runners on and two out in the eighth inning with a one-run lead and stuck out Jared Mitchell to protect the slim lead.
Pitchers of Record:
W: Nate Roe (2-0) | L: Frank Gailey (4-3) | SV: Shawn Gilblair (7)
Player(s) of the Games: NB Nate Roe (7IP, 3H, R, 4K) | NB Craig Maddox (1-4, 3B, R) | YK Frank Gailey (7IP, 2H, 2R, 6K)
Tale of the Tape – Sugar Land Skeeters (55-48, 20-13 2nd half) at New Britain Bees (48-56, 12-22, 2nd half)
Pitching Matchup – NB: Kyle Simon (6-5, 3.18) | SL: Aaron Thompson (7-3, 3.70)
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Promotions: Following the final out of tomorrow’s game, there will be a Pyrotechnics Extravaganza! It is also Comcast Night at New Britain Stadium where fans will be able to meet Scooby Doo and Shaggy!
Bees Buzz:Craig Maddox extended his road hitting streak to 20 games with a triple tonight…Shawn Gilblair struck out two in 1.1 perfect innings to collect his seventh save of the season…With three at-bats tonight, Jonathan Roof reached 2,000 at-bats for his career…